Laura Lang Haverty

Homeownership counseling symposium draws nonprofits, lenders

Industry leaders weigh in on the future of housing counseling as part of the mortgage process.

January 30, 2017 | Laura Lang Haverty

Your top THS content picks for 2016, and ours

With a renewed industry focus, The Home Story presented a mix of timely coverage and in-depth analysis. Plus we made you smile.

December 23, 2016 | Laura Lang Haverty

Fannie Mae makes major announcement at MBA Annual Convention

Fannie Mae offers freedom from representation and warranties (R&W) with ‘Day 1 Certainty’ Initiative.

October 24, 2016 | Laura Lang Haverty

3 topics on the minds of some heading to MBA’s Annual Convention

Here's what you can expect at this year's Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) Annual Convention & Expo in Boston.

October 21, 2016 | Laura Lang Haverty

Real estate agents see business edge with homebuyer education

Real estate agents are recognizing the value of educating their client for long-term success with homeownership.

October 17, 2016 | Laura Lang Haverty

Finance execs make the business case for diversity

Diversity is more than a nice-to-have in the financial market; it’s a must have, say these business leaders.

October 7, 2016 | Laura Lang Haverty

4 reasons the mortgage business may stay brisk this fall

With the fall real estate season upon us, evidence suggests the mortgage business could keep busy to close out 2016.

October 3, 2016 | Nicholas Barron and Laura Lang Haverty

5 cities where working class families can still find affordable homes

These former manufacturing hubs may be making a comeback and offering affordable housing to the working class.

September 26, 2016 | Laura Lang Haverty

5 tips from a Japanese micro home expert to make your home feel more spacious

Good design makes micro homes a big hit in land-strapped Japan.

September 16, 2016 | Laura Lang Haverty

Are First-time Homebuyers Snubbing ‘Starter Homes’ in Favor of Forever Homes?

First-time homebuyers seem content to wait until they can buy larger, nicer homes they’ll live in for years.

August 15, 2016 | Laura Lang Haverty

5 Best Cities for Retirement Living May Not Be Where You’d Expect

Bankrate.com looked beyond beaches and sunshine to rank these cities as the 5 best for retirement living.

July 20, 2016 | Laura Lang Haverty