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  • Hot Rental Markets Abound: Chicago, Miami, Silicon Valley Remain Top Dogs

    Hot Rental Markets Abound: Chicago, Miami, Silicon Valley Remain Top Dogs

    A new survey of 137 top rental markets of large-scale properties with at least 50 units found that at least two-thirds of renters are choosing to stay put and re-sign their leases. The post Hot...

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  • Ranking the Top Housing Markets for Military Households

    Ranking the Top Housing Markets for Military Households

    In recognition of the upcoming 80th anniversary of the GI Bill and VA home loan benefits for U.S. servicemembers, Realtor.com breaks down the nation’s top destinations for military households. The...

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  • Total Commercial/Multifamily Mortgage Debt Outstanding Climbs in Q1

    Total Commercial/Multifamily Mortgage Debt Outstanding Climbs in Q1

    In their latest quarterly report, the Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) revealed the share of commercial and multifamily mortgage debt outstanding increased in Q1 of this year "despite slow...

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  • Home Builder Confidence Under Pressure

    Home Builder Confidence Under Pressure

    A new report from NAHB examines the forces that have impacted confidence in the market for newly built single-family homes, and what lies ahead for the rest of the year. The post Home Builder...

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  • Millions of U.S. Homeowners Remain ‘House Poor’

    Millions of U.S. Homeowners Remain ‘House Poor’

    While homeownership can be a challenge to achieve and maintain, a new LendingTree study highlighted the share of owner-occupied households in the U.S. that are severely housing cost-burdened,...

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  • Are Mixed-Use Districts the Key to Revitalizing U.S. Cities?

    Are Mixed-Use Districts the Key to Revitalizing U.S. Cities?

    According to a new report, walkable urban districts and areas were hit hard by the pandemic, but this segment of housing could be poised for a comeback. Here's why. The post Are Mixed-Use...

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  • A Tale of Two Mortgages

    A Tale of Two Mortgages

    Legal League Chair Stephen M. Hladik details a recent Amicus Curiae filed on whether a “first” mortgage on a property could be divested by a foreclosure and the legal ramifications on the...

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  • A Closer Look at the Housing Market’s Inventory Deficits

    A Closer Look at the Housing Market’s Inventory Deficits

    A new analysis from Zillow examines the post-pandemic home construction boom and the factors causing inventories to still lag behind demand, contributing to our nation’s ongoing affordability...

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  • Household Incomes Hit Hard by High Housing Costs

    Household Incomes Hit Hard by High Housing Costs

    Rapid rent increases mixed with widespread financial hardship have pushed the number of cost-burdened renters to a record high. A new analysis from Harvard’s Joint Center for Housing Studies...

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  • Attracting Customers in a Down Market

    Attracting Customers in a Down Market

    Nate Den Herder, Founder and CEO of Ardley Technologies, explains how automated technologies can help organizations better leverage their existing resources more productively, and how to best...

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  • Green Mortgage-Backed Securities Approached $2B in 2023

    Green Mortgage-Backed Securities Approached $2B in 2023

    Barbara Pak, Freddie Mac’s VP of Single-Family Securitization, reveals how much Freddie Mac’s 2023 Green MBS issuance increased over the course of 2022, even as overall MBS market volume declined,...

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  • Editorial Advisory Board Insights: Michael Keaton of Onity Group 

    Editorial Advisory Board Insights: Michael Keaton of Onity Group 

    MortgagePoint had a chance to chat with Editorial Advisory Board member and Onity Group SVP of Subservicing Business Development Michael Keaton as he shared his insights into the trends and...

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  • Nominate Outstanding Women – Women In Housing Leadership Awards

    Nominate Outstanding Women – Women In Housing Leadership Awards

    Women In Housing Leadership Awards The Five Star Conference and MortgagePoint proudly present the 2024 Women in Housing Leadership Awards, an esteemed recognition of exemplary women making...

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  • Measuring the Impact of VA Loans

    Measuring the Impact of VA Loans

    As the VA loan turns 80 years old, a new analysis examines how much the VA home loan benefit has impacted the U.S. economy, and just how many veterans make use of them. The post Measuring the...

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  • The Most Affordable—and Most Expensive—Places to Live

    The Most Affordable—and Most Expensive—Places to Live

    “As consumers continue to feel the heat from inflation, it’s never been more critical to arm them with data transparency that uncovers not only how their household bills compare to the national...

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  • Homes Sitting on Market Longer as High Prices Curtail Demand

    Homes Sitting on Market Longer as High Prices Curtail Demand

    According to new Redfin research, more than three in five—an estimated 61.9%—of homes on the market in May had been listed for at least 30 days without selling. That’s up from 60% a year ago and...

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  • New Home Purchase Apps Show YoY Gains

    New Home Purchase Apps Show YoY Gains

    “There continues to be strength in the new home purchase market, as purchase applications increased in May compared to both the prior month and from a year ago,” said Joel Kan, MBA’s VP and Deputy...

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  • How to Build Volume in Today’s Market

    How to Build Volume in Today’s Market

    Wading through a down market is a challenge for all in the industry, but positioning yourself to help navigate through the complexities of the current market can turn you into a homebuyer’s...

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  • The Week Ahead: Unraveling the Nation’s Housing Crisis

    The Week Ahead: Unraveling the Nation’s Housing Crisis

    The Joint Center for Housing Studies of Harvard University will present "The State of the Nation's Housing 2024" report, detailing the nation’s housing crisis, including the rise in homelessness,...

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  • Seyfarth Shaw Strengthens Its Real Estate Litigation Practice

    Seyfarth Shaw Strengthens Its Real Estate Litigation Practice

    Seyfarth Shaw names John Domby to the firm’s Real Estate Department in Charlotte, North Carolina as the area’s financial industry continues to grow. The post Seyfarth Shaw Strengthens Its Real...

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