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The Long Road to Consensus on Tax Reform & the Mortgage Interest Deduction

Senate Republicans on Thursday released their version of a overhaul plan while House Republicans on the Committee on Ways and Means advanced their reform bill that was initially announced last week to the House floor. The House and Senate must come in line with their tax visions to create one uniform plan to pass through Congress.

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Generation Z: The Next Up-in-Coming Buyers

As the first batch of Generation Z comes of age and enters adulthood, MReport talks with Tri Nguyen, Founder and CEO of Network Capital Funding about this new population of buyers. What’s up with Gen Z? Find out in this exclusive Q&A.

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Housing Market Heating Up Down South

The Texas Association of Realtors (TAR) released its Midyear Review Report on Friday, which boasted an increase in home values, home sales volume, and listing activing. The report ...

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In the Lap of Luxury

Home prices are rising across the board due to lack of inventory and other factors; however, luxury homes may be feeling the pain—or excitement if they’re trying to sell—a little bit more.

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Home Prices Surge . . . but Why?

Home prices spiked again, according to the May 2017 Existing Home Sales Index. Total unsold inventory saw a slight uptick compared to April 2017, but is still relatively low, and median home prices are continuing to rise. Seasonally adjusted, there were 5.62 million existing homes for sale, a small increase from April 2017, but how long will this trend sustain itself?

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Prioritizing a Personal Touch

Though many of today’s homebuyers are looking for a more automated, high-tech mortgage process, that doesn’t mean they want to be left to their own devices. Most buyers—even the tech-savvy millennials—still want a good amount of handholding throughout the process. Striking a balance between those high-tech and high-touch demands can make lenders stand out in today’s marketplace.

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Evolving to Serve the Millennial Homebuyer

Outside of pockets of extreme growth such as Silicon Valley, today’s consumers seem to be holding onto their money rather than putting it into a home. In response, the mortgage industry must evolve to reach the first-time homebuyer, and understanding millennials is the key.

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