Real Estate: Mortgage

Freddie Mac Announces the Home Possible RISE Award(SM) Winners

MCLEAN, Va., May 18, 2018 -- Freddie Mac (OTCQB:FMCC) announced today its inaugural Home Possible RISE AwardSM winners. The new program recognizes the top loan originators in various categories for Home Possible® mortgages – Freddie Mac’s affordable lending solutions for low-to-moderate-income home buyers.This year’s winners represent 19 companies and their stand-out loan originators from across the country that are committed to making responsible and sustainable homeownership a reality. The...

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Wilshire Quinn Provides $4,750,000 Refinance Loan in El Monte, CA

Subject Property - industrial warehouse consisting of 131,137 square feet on 5.01 acres. Our loan amount on this transaction equates to roughly 36 dollars per square-foot, which at the current time, is far below the average price for industrial real estate in the Los Angeles area. - Dan Goldberg, Director of Origination SAN DIEGO May 18, 2018 Wilshire Quinn Capital, Inc. announced Friday that its private mortgage fund, the Wilshire Quinn Income Fund, has provided a $4,750,000 First Trust...

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OJO Labs Raises $20.5 Million in Series B Financing to Propel its Conversational AI, OJO, to Millions of Consumers

"We have made significant progress in solving the hard technical and operational barriers prevalent in our space and this has led to considerable competitive advantages today."     AUSTIN, TX, May 18, 2018 -- OJO Labs has raised $20.5 million in Series B funding to supercharge the rollout of its products which empower consumers to make better decisions. Investors in the round consist of a unique combination of real estate brokerage, financial, and home service leaders...

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Zhaopin: Chinese White-collar Workers Experiencing Anxiety and Loneliness

BEIJING, May 18, 2018 -- Zhaopin Limited ("Zhaopin" or the "Company"), a leading career platform in China focused on matching talent with skills and opportunities through their career lifecycle, today released 2018 Research Report on the Living Status of White-collar Workers. The report found that the majority of white-collar workers in China were experiencing anxiety and loneliness. Based on survey of nearly 20,000 white-collar workers in China, the report presents the status of their living situation,...

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Whiteboard Mortgage CRM Named to 2018 HousingWire Tech100

OKLAHOMA CITY, May 17, 2018 -- For its second consecutive year, Whiteboard Mortgage CRM has been named a member of the HousingWire Tech100.HousingWire's Tech100 program is designed to showcase the leading technology and software companies in the mortgage space. Created to shed light on innovators and industry disruptors, the Tech100 features a landscape of businesses destined to make an impact in lending."The number of fintech companies serving the mortgage industry has exploded over the...

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Whiteboard Mortgage CRM Named to 2018 HousingWire Tech100

Press Release - updated: May 17, 2018 17:48 EDT OKLAHOMA CITY, May 17, 2018 - ​For its second consecutive year, Whiteboard Mortgage CRM has been named a member of the HousingWire Tech100. HousingWire’s Tech100 program is designed to showcase the leading technology and software companies in the mortgage space. Created to shed light on innovators and industry disruptors, the Tech100 features a landscape of businesses destined to make an impact in lending. “The number of fintech companies serving...

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New Richmond American Community In Jacksonville

JACKSONVILLE, Fla., May 17, 2018 -- Richmond American Homes of Florida, LP, a subsidiary of M.D.C. Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: MDC), is excited to introduce Osprey Landing, a new Seasons™ Collection neighborhood that places home ownership within reach. MORE ABOUT OSPREY LANDINGStarting from the low $200s, Osprey Landing offers homes in eight versatile floor plans, with hundreds of options for personalization. These floor plans feature two to six bedrooms and up to approximately 2,600 sq. feet, as well...

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Strategic Storage Growth Trust, Inc. Reports 2018 First Quarter Results

LADERA RANCH, Calif., May 17, 2018 -- Strategic Storage Growth Trust, Inc. ("SSGT") announced continued growth in total revenues and total net operating income ("NOI"), as well as same-store results, including revenues, NOI and annualized rent per occupied square footage, as part of its overall operating results for the three months ended March 31, 2018. "We continue to experience solid growth in SSGT's portfolio, both in our same-store results and in our more recent lease-up acquisitions,"...

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Whiteboard Mortgage CRM Named to 2018 HousingWire Tech100

Whiteboard Mortgage CRM was named to the HousingWire Tech100 list of most innovative fintech companies for 2018. Oklahoma City, OK, May 17, 2018 -- For its second consecutive year, Whiteboard Mortgage CRM has been named a member of the HousingWire Tech100.HousingWire’s Tech100 program is designed to showcase the leading technology and software companies in the mortgage space. Created to shed light on innovators and industry disruptors, the Tech100 features a landscape of businesses destined to...

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Realtors® Midyear Forecast: Home Sales, Prices to Rise despite Inventory, Affordability Challenges

WASHINGTON, May 17, 2018 -- A stronger economy, wage growth and an improving job market are expected to march home sales and prices higher in 2018, but low supply and weakening affordability will tamper the rate of increases, according to speakers at a residential real estate forum during the 2018 REALTORS® Legislative Meetings & Trade Expo.Lawrence Yun, chief economist of the National Association of Realtors®, presented his 2018 midyear forecast and said despite headwinds a moderate and...

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Mortgage Rates Move Up to Highest Level in Seven Years

MCLEAN, Va., May 17, 2018 -- Freddie Mac (OTCQB:FMCC) today released the results of its Primary Mortgage Market Survey® (PMMS®), showing that after plateauing in recent weeks, mortgage rates reversed course and reached a new high last seen eight years ago.Sam Khater, Freddie Mac’s chief economist, says the 30-year fixed mortgage rate edged up to 4.61 percent, which matches the highest level since May 19, 2011. “Healthy consumer spending and higher commodity prices spooked the bond markets and...

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New Penn Financial Expands SMART Loan Series to its Retail Lending Network

The SMART Series reflects our commitment to offering a wide breadth of products that reaches a variety of deserving consumers. PLYMOUTH MEETING, Pa. May 17, 2018 National mortgage lender New Penn Financial (New Penn) today announced the expansion of its SMART Loan Series, a line of non-QM, non-agency loan products that provide a smooth lending experience for highly qualified borrowers who fall outside the specific requirements of traditional mortgage loans. The SMART series of products,...

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Integrity Fiberglass Windows Installed in Rutland Innovation Home

The Rutland Innovation Home features Integrity fiberglass windows and doors by Marvin Windows and Doors. Marvin Windows are typically our go-to at NBF Architects and the windows in this house are the same as those I've put into my own home. ENFIELD, Conn. May 17, 2018 "We are extremely pleased to be asked to provide all of the windows and a sliding glass door for the Rutland Innovation Home, which is being given away through an essay contest aimed at attracting new residents to the...

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Title Alliance Appoints Christy Hempstead as Regional Operations Manager

She has experience with affiliated business arrangements and understands what needs to be done to capture the business and make the customer happy. MEDIA, Pa. May 17, 2018 Title Alliance, Ltd, a RESPA-compliant ESOP leader in joint ventured title insurance agencies, announced today it has appointed Christy Hempstead as Regional Operations Manager for Keystone Premier Settlement Services. This appointment comes just weeks after Title Alliance completed their first annual T.A. Gives Back Week. A...

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Alm. Brand A/S – Interim report for Q1 2018  

17 May 2018Announcement no. 31/2018Alm. Brand generated a highly satisfactory pre-tax profit of DKK 223 million in Q1 2018. The full-year guidance for 2018 is lifted by DKK 50 million to a pre-tax profit of DKK 500-600 million.Our consolidated Q1 performance was better than expected despite the headwinds we experienced from the financial market turmoil. On this basis, we are upgrading our full-year guidance for 2018, explained CEO of Alm. Brand A/S, Søren Boe Mortensen. He continued:Non-life Insurance...

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