A Summer Housing Market Cooldown?

Reports from House Canary, Washington, D.C., and Redfin, Seattle, point to slowing housing market activity this summer following a breakneck pace over the past two years.

Report Warns 4.3 Million U.S. Homes at ‘Substantial’ Flood Risk

New research from First Street Foundation, Brooklyn, N.Y., warns the financial impacts of flood risk carried by American homeowners, and how those impacts are growing as flood risks worsen due to a rapidly changing climate.

Industry Briefs

First American Financial Corp., Santa Ana, Calif., a provider of title insurance, settlement services and risk services for real estate transactions, and Docutech, a provider of document, eClose and fulfillment technology for the mortgage industry, signed an agreement for First American’s acquisition of Docutech.