Monthly Archives: March 2016

What’s the Purpose of Affirmative Coverage?


By Christopher Hinton, National Agency Operations Counsel at Title Resources Sometimes referred to as “insuring over” or “insuring around,” affirmative coverage is issued by the title company – usually at the request of the mortgage lender – to protect the … Continue reading

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Consumers’ Inflation Expectations Rebound


Results from the February 2016 Survey of Consumer Expectations (SCE) suggest a rebound in expectations about inflation, and growth in home prices, earnings, income and spending. Additional labor expectations are mixed as the mean perceived probability of finding a job … Continue reading

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Study Reveals Best Window to Sell Homes Faster and for the Highest Price


Determining the right time to put a home on the market often tops the list of concerns for sellers – as it should, since timing can influence the final sale price of each home significantly, according to new data from … Continue reading

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Spring Buying Season Starts Early


Residential real estate is off to the races with spring home buying season velocity driven by strong demand and slight inventory growth, according to realtor.com®’s preliminary analysis of February data. Housing inventory is moving six days faster than last year … Continue reading

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