Learn more about current events and trends that may affect your industry in this week's round-up!
- This Spring May be the Most Competitive Housing Season in a Decade
Tight inventory, rapid appreciation, and increasing mortgage rates mean this spring housing season is expected to be the most competitive since before the housing crisis.
- HUD Weakening Fair Housing Enforcement
Secretary Carson is scaling back fair housing enforcement actions and also removed the words “inclusive” and “free from discrimination” from HUD’s mission statement.
- Loan Applications Rose 4.8% in Mid-March
Despite the recent mortgage rate increase, loan applications for home purchases and refinancing rose 4.8% in March.
- Facebook Sued for Allowing Discriminatory Housing Ads
Fair housing organizations allege the social media company allowed real estate professionals to discriminate based on gender and family status.