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Senior home equity hits all-time high in Q1

Senior home equity increased in the first quarter of 2017 to $6.3 trillion, an all new high since the National Reverse Mortgage Lenders Association began tracking the figure in 2000. Experts pointed out this will benefit seniors who want to modify their homes after becoming empty nesters. Via:: Senior home equity hits all-time high in Q1       

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Acting comptroller of the currency: Here are ways to reduce regulatory burden

Still fresh in the position of Acting Comptroller of the Currency, Keith Noreika is already making moves to promote economic growth. In his testimony before the Senate Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs on Thursday, Noreika discussed his ideas on how to reduce regulatory burden. Via:: Acting comptroller of the currency: Here are ways to reduce regulatory burden       

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Texas hot markets begin to see slowdown

The market for new home sales in major Texas metros is slowing down as the number of days on market increase and home prices increase at slower rates. But while most major markets are slowing down, one market saw competition rise as the number of days on market for new homes dropped for the second consecutive month. Via:: Texas hot …

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Affordable homes: An issue that should unite both parties

[Expert commentary] Amidst the partisan rancor in Washington, there is one issue that should unite both political parties: the urgent need to expand access to affordable rental housing. The situation is dire. The good news is that many of the solutions to the rental affordability crisis already enjoy broad bipartisan support. Here are the solutions to the crisis that are …

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