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The truth about attorney opinion letters
...For a purchase at $250,000 or less, the average cost for title insurance (owner's with simultaneously issued lender's policy and settlement), comes in around $1,400 when using a national title...

Nevada’s Gaming Revenue Streak Exceeds $1 Billion For 20th Straight Month
...compared to pre-pandemic levels in 2019. A looming rail strike, a slow housing market, high gas prices and ongoing inflation are all threatening to end Nevada’s impressive winning streak, but...

High home prices push Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac to back loans of more than $1 million
...as the real estate market has cooled in the face of skyrocketing mortgage rates this year, home prices are still climbing, with prices up 12.21% in the third quarter compared to a year ago, according...

As housing market cools, conforming loan limits to rise for 2023
Malcolm MacGregor/ Even as the housing market cools after a record-breaking run, the Federal Housing Finance Agency announced that loan limits for mortgages that can be bought by Fannie Mae...

Lenders share their game plans for a difficult stretch
...option for stemming rising rates, accounted for an 8% share of all mortgage applications for the weekly period ending Nov. 18. First-time homebuyers are also attracted to the products which can...

Housing Market Decline: Home Prices Continued Three-Month Decrease In September
...the third-straight month in September, according to data released Tuesday, after the housing market reported its largest deceleration ever in August. Key Facts Home prices declined by 1.2%...

Home prices drop for third straight month as U.S. market cools
The U.S. housing market pulled back even more in September, with prices slipping 1.2% from a month earlier. It was the third straight decline for the seasonally adjusted measure of prices in...

Real Estate Trends: Are We Headed For Another Housing Market Crash?
...Many industry leaders, including Goldman Sachs, have altered their predictions for the housing market since early Fall 2022. While mortgage rates have dropped over the past several weeks, they...

Bias In Mortgage Lending Still Rampant, Especially For Blacks And Native Americans
...Kareem Saleh, co-founder of FairPlay AI. Researchers analyzed more than 350 million mortgage applications from 1990 to 2021 to determine whether mortgage fairness in the U.S. has changed over...