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Are Buy-to-Rent Investment Strategies Viable?

The newest business feature of the single-family rental market is comprised of large investors—backed by private equity—that use a buy-to-rent strategy, but how does this size up compared to professionally-managed apartment complexes and will these businesses last?

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U.S. Economic Growth Comes to a Near Halt

In the last few months of 2015, the economy grew weary, boosting worries that the American economy is losing its spark, according to the Bureau of Economic Analysis “advance” estimate for the fourth quarter of 2015.

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The Path to Paperless Mortgages

The days of traditional mortgage lending may be close to being over as tech-savvy millennials and new regulatory changes such as the TILA-RESPA Integrated Disclosures rule add pressure to originators to step up their mortgage delivery game.

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Mortgage Loan Defects at an All-Time Low

Mortgage loan defects, which can lead to fraudulence and misrepresentation in loan applications, are disappearing in the industry at a rapid pace and are expected to become less prevalent in the future as the housing market normalizes.

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