Tag Archives: Stewart Title

Good to see you!

‘Tis the season for industry conventions, which means our teams have spent a good amount of time at various local, state and national industry association meetings. Whether at mortgage, title or REALTOR® conventions, it is a time to dive into industry changes, comprehend new regulations and connect with customers. I have been fortunate to attend …Read more

120 Years and Counting

2013 marks Stewart’s 120th anniversary. We have a long history serving the real estate industry, providing title insurance, settlement services and much more – a full range of offerings for a full range of real estate transactions. We are a trusted provider that has true longevity and integrity. In the last 10-15 years, we’ve seen …Read more

Expensive Homebuyer Tax Credits

NAR summarizes NY Times article on homebuyer tax credits – expensive but they worked.  The linked article estimates that more than $8 billion of payments (through February 2010) went to people that would have purchased the home regardless. http://www.realtor.org/RMODaily.nsf/pages/News2010042801?OpenDocument

US Govt. Sole Growth Node in US Office Market

5 Million Square Feet Absorption by Year End in DC Alone As the government becomes the lone bright spot for office demand (see the Globe Street article ), it relays to the taxpayer that growing government cannot be tamed or shrunk at will. What is amazing in scale is the estimate in the following article …Read more

Commercial Real Estate Experts Pretty Bearish on 2010

An article from the Mortgage Bankers Association finds some less than rosy expectations for commercial real estate in 2010. Approximately three of every four commercial experts surveyed expect the following in 2010: Rents to decline Interest rates to rise 60 percent expect a full market recovery to take two-to three years with 29 percent expecting …Read more