FHFA to housing protesters: Neighborhood stabilization is shared priority --

Protesters rallied in front of the Federal Housing Finance Agency to protest REO investment and non-performing loan sales, saying the hurt minority neighborhoods, but a lot of what they were demanding and denouncing the FHFA already does, or at least requires for buyers of non-performing loans.

Global DMS names Mac Chiles executive vice president of sales --

Global DMS, a provider of web-based compliant valuation management software, announced the hiring of Mac Chiles as the company’s new executive vice president of sales. In this role, Chiles will be responsible for managing the company’s sales and business development functions for the company’s eTrac Enterprise valuation management platform and ancillary solutions.

Is fracking about to bust housing in North Dakota? --

As shale production and oil prices fall, areas that once saw rapid development and explosive growth because they rested on top of shale formations, are now facing a new problem – a glut of empty houses and apartments. What will become of shale-boom housing?

San Francisco proposes plan to address skyrocketing housing costs --

The city of San Francisco is moving to combat its rapidly rising housing costs. The city unveiled a new plan that offers more moderately priced housing in exchange for allowing builders to exceed the city’s current building height restrictions.

Auction.com: Existing home sales projected to hit 5.4M --

Auction.com predicts existing home sales for September will fall between 5.23 and 5.57 million annual sales. While the modest growth predicted for September will not be enough to completely recoup all of the losses experienced in August, the report predicts that sales will move back in the right direction.

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