Ticor Title Company

News

Latest Existing Home Sales Data Release
NAR recently released a summary of existing home sales data showing that existing home sales continued to improve in June, reaching an annual pace of 5 million for the first time......

Economy picking up as consumers turn bullish
slowed significantly this year, in part because of higher home prices and mortgage rates. The Standard & Poor's Case Shiller index on Tuesday showed that average home prices in 20 large cities......

Pending Home Sales Take Unexpected Turn
Following three consecutive months of gains, pending home sales slipped 1.1 percent in June, the National Association of REALTORS® reports. NAR's Pending Home Sales Index , a forward-looking......

Mortgage rates in Lewes, Delaware
Interested in locating the best mortgage rates in Lewes, DE ? Then check out our site. Mortgage rates can change during the day and week, but our easy......

Updater and zipLogix Partner to Simplify the Moving Process
deliver an enhanced client experience.” zipLogix is the official forms software of NAR, and Updater is an investment of NAR’s strategic venture arm, , and was a member of its 2013 REach® accelerator......

Realtors® Environmental Summit Evaluates Potential Risks to Real Estate
risks that could affect the way people buy and sell property,” said NAR President Steve Brown, co-owner of Irongate, Inc. Realtors® in Dayton, Ohio. Home buyers are already showing sensitivity......

Chances Are Pretty Good That's A Bill Collector Calling
from family members, or pawnshop loans. Nevada, a state hit hard by foreclosures, has the worst problem with overdue bills. There, just under half of the residents with credit files have debt......

Fed meeting may give clues on interest rates
in a report. Also, Mericle says, last week's weak report on new home sales amplified concerns about the sluggish housing market. The economy's conflicting indicators make it unlikely the Fed......

The Real Financial Crisis in College
with College of DuPage?  Plenty. Illinois is a national leader in home foreclosures, so taxpayers are “spent.” The students are “spent” with a national average $29,000 student debt at graduation......

May home prices show smallest gain in 15 mos.
of a flagging housing recovery, landing amid other data showing existing and new home sales trailing a year ago and a decline in pending home sales. But analysts say that after last year's rapid......

S&P/Case Shiller: May Home Prices Rise At Slowest Rate Since Feb. 2013
data is consistent with the slow glide-path down towards a more normal housing market we’ve been experiencing for the past few months,” said Zillow Chief Economist Dr. Stan Humphries. “But the......

Secure One Moves to Decrease Funding Times
all loans in-house in order to expedite financing, and it offers more-aggressive mortgage rates because it funds directly off government lending guidelines with no lender overlays. Due to the......

Realtor.com®’s First Economist: I’m Anything But Typical
barred from hiring its own economist. But that changed in February, when NAR — with its own stable of economists — gave realtor.com® the green light to go on the hunt for its own economist, saying......

Can a Mortgage Rate Buy-Down Save a Deal?
As home sales slow in some markets, more sellers may consider hooking potential buyers by offering to lower their mortgage rate. Mortgage assistance may help offset rising prices and the much-predicte......

Lenders Show Divergence in Standards
the next three months. Latest Housing Reports 3 Challenges Still Facing the Housing Market Freddie: Many Housing Markets Are Stalling New-Home Sales Post Biggest Drop in a Year On......

Zillow to Pay $3.5B in Trulia Acquisition
and selling a home. “This proposed merger doesn’t change anything,” said NAR President Steve Brown. “This is just one of many online resources available to consumers. The REALTOR® remains......

Increase in FHA Fees is Sinking Deals
Loans Gain Popularity as FHA Costs Rise 3 Challenges Still Facing the Housing Market NAR: FHA's HAWK Program Still Needs Work The rise in FHA fees is also pricing some buyers out of......

Sneak Peak at 2013 HMDA Data Shows Apps Down, Denials Up
findings from the preliminary data include: — An 8% year-over-year decline in mortgage applications. — Origination rates dropped from 52% to 44%, a significant fall which would mean there......

Mortgage rates in Crystal River, Florida
Be proactive and locate the best mortgage rates in Crystal River, FL , by using our site. There, you will find all the latest news on mortgage rates. Whether you are......

Economy Watch: Bank Failures Sluggish in ’14
Jul. 28, 2014 By Dees Stribling, Contributing Editor Over the weekend, the FDIC closed its 14th failed bank of 2014, Greenchoice Bank in Chicago. It was a smallish failure; GreenChoice Bank......

ZipReatly: Dallas Among the Quickest for Home Sales
DALLAS— ZipRealty says Dallas has one of the nation's fastest-moving housing markets. The online real estate firm has released a new......

SungardAS​Voice: How Safe Is Your Bitcoin Wallet From A Cyber-Attack?
are similar to an online bank account, without the protection of the FDIC. They are either stored in a cloud or on a user’s computer. The Growing Attacks on Bitcoins In recent years, there......

Stocks drop as Dow faces 4th day of losses
The STOCKS: USA TODAY's live markets blog In another sign the housing market rebound is still tentative, the National Association of Realtors reported its pending home sales index dropped......

4 Quarterly Pivot Sell Signals
meeting and the monthly jobs report. The market will be watching the Pending Home Sales Index this morning, especially after last week’s sharp decline in new home sales. There were quite a......

Buying Opportunity: Boeing And Dollar General, Among Others
at $38.60. This stock was hurt by the weaker than expected New Home Sales release on July 24 and by the earnings miss by DR Horton. Lennar ended the week below its 200-day simple moving average......