Grab a 100,000-point bonus with Hilton Honors Surpass

Diane Macdonald/Getty Images The Hilton Honors Surpass from American Express is looking to top itself. The card recently brought back its sign-up bonus of 100,000 points — matching its biggest previous offer — and sweetened the pot with an additional free weekend night reward certificate on the first anniversary of card membership. What can you…

Dear lenders, we critically need more young talent in mortgage finance

Lenders and vendors of the tech world filled the expo hall at the Hyatt Regency in downtown Chicago for the Mortgage Bankers Association’s National Technology in Mortgage Banking Conference and Expo. But there was one element that was clearly lacking after scanning the room of attendees. There were few young professionals, also commonly dubbed Millennials. HousingWire…

Embattled DNC asks all staffers for resignation letters

Democratic National Committee Chairman Tom Perez has launched a major reorganization of the party’s organization that has been stung by recent crisis — and has requested the resignation letters of all current staffers by submitted by next month. Party staffs typically sees major turnover with a new boss, but the mass resignation letters will give…

Lending to Hispanics – a whole new ballgame

This week, Hispanic lenders and those seeking to lend within Hispanic communities gathered together at the nation’s capital to hear about the latest trends from the National Association of Hispanic Real Estate Professionals. At the 2017 NAHREP Housing Policy and Hispanic Lending Conference, experts explained some of the differences that come with lending to the…

Tetris may be the key to ending PTSD

Mar 28th 2017 3:13PM BYLINE: Nathan Rousseau Smith Video games get a bit of a bad rap, especially from parents. New research from Europe shows that at least one particular game can do some real good, Tetris. Turns out it may actually help treat people with post-traumatic stress disorder. That’s according to a new study…

Refinance rates fall for Tuesday

bbernard/Shutterstock Multiple closely watched refinance rates trended down today. Nationwide averages for 30-year fixed and 15-year fixed refinances both slid down. The average rate on 10-year fixed refis, meanwhile, also declined. Refinancing rates change daily, but they continue to represent a bargain compared to rates before the Great Recession. If you’re in the market to…

ATTOM launches new housing marketing product

ATTOM Data Solutions, a fused property database, announced today the launch of a new product that will identify properties with a high likelihood of selling within 30 days of an indicated settlement date. The product will also provide leads on those moving out of the home and leads on people moving into the home. All…