Chicago Title Insurance Company

News


Quicken Loans: Committed To Employee Wellbeing And Strong Communities
...Quicken Loans' "Rehabbed & Ready" ProgramQuicken LoansThe company helped stabilize the local housing market, reduce blight and revive neighborhoods through “Rehabbed and Ready,” a public-private......

Three Ways Technology Has Simplified Home Buying
...industries touching the home-buying process. I experienced many challenges as a first-time home buyer, and knowing what I do now, I plan to leverage advances in property technology to conduct......

Five Reasons To Consider Investing In Residential Condos
...diversify their portfolios, generate income and gain exposure to the red-hot American housing market. The industry, which has been branded “SFR” (short for single-family rentals), has grown......

Mortgage rates slide for Tuesday
Multiple closely watched mortgage rates trended down today. The average rates on 30-year fixed and 15-year fixed mortgages both fell. The average rate on 5/1 adjustable-rate mortgages, or ARMs......

When does refinancing into a 15-year mortgage make sense?
...you refinance into a 15-year mortgage, shop around and compare current refinance mortgage rates from different lenders. What’s the difference in payments for a 15-year vs. a 30-year mortgage?......

Entry-Level Product Nets 60% of Home Sales at The Groves
...note with plans for continued growth next year. Home sales achieved a 52% net sales increase year-over-year and the community...

Housing Market In 2020: Boom Or Bust?
...BROWN/AFP via )AFP via 2020 will be a challenging year for the housing market. On the one side, there's a strong US economy that has driven the unemployment rate to record low levels, boosting......

Consumer housing confidence rises as buying conditions strengthen
...the past year, a growing share of consumers say that they expect mortgage rates to remain steady," Doug Duncan, senior vice president and chief economist at Fannie Mae, said in a press release......

Utah Ranks Among The Fastest Growing States In The Nation, Here’s Why
...staying here because there are good jobs. So keeping up with that housing market has been a challenge. We’ve been building more housing units in Utah than we’ve ever built before. But there are......

Colorado Springs home sales and prices remain strong
...the part of buyers who are seeking to take advantage of long-term mortgage rates that have fallen below 4% — has contributed to a steady increase in home prices, local real estate agents have......

How To Qualify For A Mortgage If You're Drowning In Student Loan Debt
...to appreciate over time, even when accounting for occasional dips in the housing market. Most homeowners can eventually sell their home for a profit without doing anything more than maintaining......

Dallas Housing Authority CEO on Affordability in North Texas
...area have been increasing faster than incomes since 2011, making the regional housing market less affordable, according to a National Association for La......

Refinance rates fall for Monday
...Trend Index. Want to see where rates are right now? See local mortgage rates. Average mortgage rates Last week Last updated December 6, 2019. Methodology: The rates you see above are......

Mortgage rates hold firm for Monday
Several benchmark mortgage rates remained steady today. The average rates on 30-year fixed and 15-year fixed mortgages held steady. The average rate on 5/1 adjustable-rate mortgages, or ARMs......

Mortgage-Backed Securities Held By U.S. Commercial Banks Surpasses $2 Trillion: Cause For Concern?
...market growing by less than 5% in the last decade.With the housing market remaining robust in the U.S., we expect MBSs to steadily increase in the coming years.What’s behind ? See How It’s Powering......

Tight Inventory And Flat Prices Headline Realtor.Com’s 2020 Housing Forecast
..."sellers will contend with flattening price growth and slowing activity with existing home sales down 1.8%." Nationwide you can look to flat home prices with an increase of less than 1%.” The......