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  • How Will the End of Conservatorship Impact the GSEs?

    How Will the End of Conservatorship Impact the GSEs?

    On Thursday, the Executive Office of the President announced recommendations for significant changes to Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac. Here’s how the new plan aims to end their conservatorship and...

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  • Eye on the Industry: Updates on Chase, OpenClose, and More

    Eye on the Industry: Updates on Chase, OpenClose, and More

    From executive appointments in mortgage lending to new fintech recruitments, catch the movers and shakers of the industry in this weekly update. The post Eye on the Industry: Updates on Chase,...

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  • Where are Homeowners Spending the Most on Mortgage?

    Where are Homeowners Spending the Most on Mortgage?

    As homeowners across the country spend a bigger chunk of their income on mortgage payments, some of the hottest housing markets in the country are impacting the pockets of their residents more...

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  • Legal Fight on CFPB’s Powers Intensifies

    Legal Fight on CFPB’s Powers Intensifies

    A New York Judge ruled that the Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection is Unconstitutional in a written decision on Thursday. The post Legal Fight on CFPB’s Powers Intensifies appeared first on...

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  • Zombie Homes Webinar—Challenges and Guidance

    Zombie Homes Webinar—Challenges and Guidance

    Vacant “zombie homes” present a host of challenges, ranging from property maintenance to legal hurdles in establishing that they qualify as abandoned in the first place. Click through to watch a...

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  • Mortgage Lenders Become Frugal as Competition Heats Up

    Mortgage Lenders Become Frugal as Competition Heats Up

    As the mortgage lending market gets tougher, more lenders are looking to cut costs, according to Fannie Mae. What are the factors driving this trend and how will it impact employment in the...

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  • Examining Tax Cuts Act’s Impact on Housing

    Examining Tax Cuts Act’s Impact on Housing

    Thursday marks six-months since the passage of the Tax cuts and Jobs Act. Look back on how the changes in taxes have impacted housing. The post Examining Tax Cuts Act’s Impact on Housing appeared...

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  • Rising Rates or Not, Borrowers Get Set for Summer

    Rising Rates or Not, Borrowers Get Set for Summer

    Despite an uptick in mortgage rates, more homebuyers are borrowing as they prepare for the summer homebuying season, according to a report. Click through to learn more about the other origination...

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  • Housing Wealth Increases Among Senior Homeowners

    Housing Wealth Increases Among Senior Homeowners

    Homeowners over the age of 60 increased their housing wealth by $177 billion in the first quarter of 2018, a report found. Here’s why mortgage debt for this group remains low despite rising...

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  • Houses are Better Today. Housing, Not So Much

    Houses are Better Today. Housing, Not So Much

    A new study measuring the growth of the U.S. housing market since the 1980s shows houses are built to last. But younger people can't buy their way into them. The post Houses are Better Today....

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  • What’s Causing Existing Home Sales to Decrease?

    What’s Causing Existing Home Sales to Decrease?

    Despite growing demand a combination of factors kept existing home sales down in May, according to a report. Does this have to do with consumer perceptions of the market? Experts weigh in. The...

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  • Are Rising Housing Starts Really Balancing Demand?

    Are Rising Housing Starts Really Balancing Demand?

    Single-family housing starts broke above the 900K-mark in June according to the latest Census Bureau data. Experts explain the trends behind these numbers and what they foretell about the ongoing...

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  • Mortgage Servicing Industry Summit Prepares for Next Natural Disasters

    Mortgage Servicing Industry Summit Prepares for Next Natural Disasters

    As we move deeper into hurricane season, industry leaders are set to convene for a new Disaster Preparedness Summit, collaborating to learn from the missteps of the past and tackle the next...

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  • Hot Climes Mean Hot Luxury Markets

    Hot Climes Mean Hot Luxury Markets

    Where the sun shines most, luxury markets are doing particularly well. A new report breaks down where upscale housing is accelerating. The post Hot Climes Mean Hot Luxury Markets appeared first...

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  • Why 2018 Might Be a Cruel Summer for Homebuyers

    Why 2018 Might Be a Cruel Summer for Homebuyers

    As the summer selling season approaches, a report shows that homes are selling at record speed across the country, high home prices notwithstanding. Here’s why homebuyers will face one of the...

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  • Where Inventory Shortages Are Hitting Housing Hardest

    Where Inventory Shortages Are Hitting Housing Hardest

    A study found that resale inventory has hit its lowest level in 18 years and is even tighter for entry-level homes. Watch this video to learn more about inventory shortage, its impact on starter...

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  • Mortgage Companies Collaborate with Community Diversity Groups

    Mortgage Companies Collaborate with Community Diversity Groups

    The fourth American Mortgage Diversity Council LGBT Town Hall unfolded in Los Angeles, uniting bank and servicer representatives with local community groups for a discussion of issues affecting...

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  • 10 Most Affordable Beach Towns in America

    10 Most Affordable Beach Towns in America

    For homebuyers looking at settling on the coast, these beach towns offer the best views at the cheapest prices. Which one topped the list? Hint: This town on the Gulf Coast has been on the...

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  • What are Borrowers Using Home Equity Loans For?

    What are Borrowers Using Home Equity Loans For?

    A new study assessed home equity loan requests and the primary reasons borrowers are utilizing the funds and here’s what it revealed. The post What are Borrowers Using Home Equity Loans For?...

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  • Fannie Predicts Economic Headwinds and Opportunities for 2018

    Fannie Predicts Economic Headwinds and Opportunities for 2018

    The latest Fannie Mae Economic and Housing Outlook is generally positive about the economy and housing market’s growth in 2018. But what troubles does it foresee next year? Click through to learn...

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