Trelix unveils a closing services solution | 2018-05-23

Trelix, a provider of real estate, mortgage and technology services, announced the launch of a closing services solution that aims at helping mortgage lenders settle their loans. It will also provide a full suite of end-to-end fulfillment services for customers. “As our customers work to minimize origination and underwriting costs and become more efficient, they can…

My $30 Kroger Stock-Up Shopping Trip (I got great deals on laundry detergent and barbecue sauce!)

I’m currently challenging myself to stick with a $70 grocery budget for our family of five. This includes almost all of our breakfasts, lunches, snacks, and dinners + most household products (toiletries, laundry soap, etc.). For live updates, be sure to follow my Instagram Stories. See all posts on my $70 Grocery Budget here. Note: Some of the links…

Morningstar: Five cities determine major apartment REIT performance | 2018-05-23

Five major U.S. cities have outsized influence on the performance of four of the top apartment real estate investment trusts in the market. According to a report from Morningstar Credit Ratings, New York City, San Francisco, Washington D.C., Boston and Los Angeles make up 90% or more of AvalonBay and Equity Residential’s net operating income,…

New home sales slip 1.5%, inventory rises to a nine-year high, industry remains optimistic | 2018-05-23

New home sales in April fell 1.5% from March. April saw 662,000 new homes sold, whereas March saw 672,000, according to estimates from the U.S. Census Bureau and the Department of Housing and Urban Development. The industry seems relatively unconcerned with the slip and calls for an upward trend in home sales going forward. “[The National…