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29 March, 2022

How The Big Short Educated A Generation On The Financial Crisis Of 2008

Oscar-winning 2015 adaption of Michael Lewis’ book, of the same...

29 March, 2022

When Mortgage Rates Dipped, Fees And Charges Soared

Let’s be clear: anyone who has bought or owned a home over the past twenty years won the interest rate lottery. After peaking at 18.45% in 1982, the height of the so-called Reagan Recession...

29 March, 2022

Loan Estimates and the CFPB

n July 2010, Congress passed the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act, which then-President Barack Obama signed into law. The law, often referred to as the...

7 June, 2022

May was a bad month to buy a home, analysis shows

May was the least affordable month to purchase a home in 16 years, according to a new analysis from property data firm Black Knight...

6 June, 2022

CEO shares more thoughts on the market, mortgage demands

Valuation Review caught up with Yatin Karnik, founder and CEO of mortgage comparison site Confer, Inc., to gain additional marketing insights...

5 June, 2022

American Nightmare: It Costs How Much More to Buy a Home?

The U.S. residential real estate market is so hot the heat is keeping young buyers away from the housing sector...

31 May, 2022

Cut Through a Tangled Web of Fees

For clients, finding the perfect house and having their offer accepted is harder than ever these days...

25 May, 2022

Title Insurance on the Blockchain

Insurance is one of those necessary evils; we know we need it, but it often seems like a waste of money...

5 May, 2022

Help Buyers Avoid Excessive Lending Fees

If you want to help your clients and take your real estate business to the next level, become an expert on...

28 April, 2022

Are Cash Offers Crushing Home Buyer's Dreams?

You’re out of luck in this post-pandemic, red-hot housing market if you don’t have the cash. Buyers with...

25 April, 2022

Why is there no uniformity to the definition of 'origination fees'?

If there's one constant with home buying, it’s that no two mortgages are the same. When looking for...

25 April, 2022

Case study: Confer fine-tunes online mortgage lending marketplace

Confer Inc. is seeking venture capital to help support the development...

13 April, 2022

Industry veteran ‘educates’ borrowers about being misled

Home lending industry veteran Yatin Karnik shared with Valuation Review his thoughts on how to better educate borrowers from his article “Don’t...

13 April, 2022

Opinion: Lack of conformity in title fees facilitates predatory lending

Title insurance protects borrowers from financial loss if the lender...

5 April, 2022

What are Lender Credits, Lender Concessions, and Over Tolerance?

Most home buyers spend hours — if not, days — comparing numbers. From asking price to real estate...

30 March, 2022

Mortgage Tenure: More Than Maturity

It can be challenging to navigate the mortgage industry to find the best loan for you. On the one hand, you do have to worry about your monthly payment and whether...

29 March, 2022

CfaaS Becomes the Next “As A Service” Solution

As the cloud has grown, so has XaaS. From the well known Software as a Service (SaaS) to the rapidly growing Platform as a Service (PaaS)...

29 March, 2022

Confer Inc. announces beta launch of its free Loan Estimate comparison app

Revolutionary Tech Allows Loan Estimate Comparisons that will Expose How Lenders are Cheating...

29 March, 2022

Confer Inc. Announces Beta Launch of Its Free Loan Estimate Comparison App

Confer, Inc., is excited to announce that the Beta Version of its Loan Estimate Comparison App has launched. To be one of the lucky initial 500...

28 March, 2022

Open to the Public, but Restricted Platforms? Web 3.0 Solution

When the internet was introduced, the “worldwide web” had the potential to be used as a tool to democratize access to information. In the 1990s...

15 March, 2022

What’s In A “Title”?

Contingencies are disappearing, homes are being bought unseen, and no one seems to be paying much attention to the humongous 6% commission that realtors take...

3 March, 2022

How to Reduce Your Mortgage Costs by Reducing Origination Charges

Savvy home buyers seeking a mortgage know that they need to shop around. They compare the interest rates offered by a variety...

17 February, 2022

Confer Inc. Announced the Launch of Meta Mortgage Platform

Confer Inc is announcing the launch of Meta Mortgage, an innovative mortgage platform powered by artificial intelligence and...

17 February, 2022

Confer Inc. Announced the Launch of Meta Mortgage Platform

Confer Inc. is an American company introducing an innovative mortgage platform powered by blockchain technology, allowing its...

17 February, 2022

Confer Inc. Announced the Launch of Meta Mortgage Platform

Confer Inc. is an American company introducing an innovative mortgage platform powered by...

15 February, 2022

Confer Inc. predicts turbulence in the mortgage industry

The official launch date of the Confer app that introduces MetaMortgage, will be available to download on iOS and Android on April 1st, 2022.