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  • Commissioner Montgomery: Preparation, Mitigation Occur Before Disasters

    Commissioner Montgomery: Preparation, Mitigation Occur Before Disasters

    HUD’s Deputy Secretary The Hon. Brian D. Montgomery was one of the many industry leaders discussing natural disasters and responses during Five Star’s Virtual Disaster Preparedness Symposium. The...

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  • How Minority Homeowners Are Affected by COVID-19

    How Minority Homeowners Are Affected by COVID-19

    While the homeownership gap between people of color and white people often worsens amid a recession, the pandemic has brought new challenges. The post How Minority Homeowners Are Affected by...

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  • Homebuying is Going Virtual

    Homebuying is Going Virtual

    Click through to read about the number of potential buyers who would purchase a home without stepping foot in it. The post Homebuying is Going Virtual appeared first on theMReport.com.

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  • Purchase Applications Rise 5%

    Purchase Applications Rise 5%

    One analyst said “pent-up demand” is leading homebuyers back into the market. Click through to lead more. The post Purchase Applications Rise 5% appeared first on theMReport.com.

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  • Report: Homebuilding to Increase in Less-Populated Areas

    Report: Homebuilding to Increase in Less-Populated Areas

    The spread of COVID-19 within high-density markets could lead to rising residential construction in rural areas. The post Report: Homebuilding to Increase in Less-Populated Areas appeared first...

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  • Christian M. Lown Appointed Freddie Mac CFO

    Christian M. Lown Appointed Freddie Mac CFO

    Donald F. Kish, who has served as Interim CFO since December 2019, will continue serving as SVP, Corporate Controller and Principal Accounting Officer. The post Christian M. Lown Appointed Freddie...

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  • HECM Endorsements Surge in May

    HECM Endorsements Surge in May

    The month-over-month increase is more than 200% than April numbers, and is the best month recorded in over two years. The post HECM Endorsements Surge in May appeared first on theMReport.com.

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  • COVID-19’s Affordable Housing Impact

    COVID-19’s Affordable Housing Impact

    Despite labor market upheaval, home prices have remained relatively steady throughout the COVID-19 pandemic. Here's how the market may react after a return to normal. The post COVID-19’s...

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  • Mortgage Market Off to Worst Start Since 2013

    Mortgage Market Off to Worst Start Since 2013

    This is despite the Federal Reserve injecting $688 billion into the market in March to offset the impact of COVID-19. The post Mortgage Market Off to Worst Start Since 2013 appeared first on...

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  • Are Home Prices Heading For a Decline?

    Are Home Prices Heading For a Decline?

    While values have increased annually every month since February 2012, a new projection says that could change over the next year. The post Are Home Prices Heading For a Decline? appeared first on...

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  • Mortgage Rates Expected to Remain Low

    Mortgage Rates Expected to Remain Low

    The latest reading found the average 30-year fixed-rate mortgage is the second-lowest recorded in the history of the NerdWallet survey. The post Mortgage Rates Expected to Remain Low appeared...

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  • Residential Construction Spending Falls in April

    Residential Construction Spending Falls in April

    While overall money spent on construction declined for the month, one economist said single-family building is the “best bet” for a rebound. The post Residential Construction Spending Falls in...

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  • How Re-Proposed GSE Framework Could Impact Homeowners

    How Re-Proposed GSE Framework Could Impact Homeowners

    Despite analysis that says mortgage rates could rise to meet requirements set forth by the FHFA, the Agency says it is “far too early” to tell. The post How Re-Proposed GSE Framework Could Impact...

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  • Mortgages in a Digital Age

    Mortgages in a Digital Age

    A new Perspective Blog from Fannie Mae looks at how remote working is causing borrowers and lenders to look to technology. The post Mortgages in a Digital Age appeared first on theMReport.com.

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  • Protection from Cyber Criminals

    Protection from Cyber Criminals

    A new whitepaper delves into how servicers are more vulnerable form cyber attacks with many of its employees working from home. The post Protection from Cyber Criminals appeared first on...

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  • D5: Delving Into Actions by the Fed, Treasury Department

    D5: Delving Into Actions by the Fed, Treasury Department

    Candidate for the 5th Congressional District for the U.S. House of Representatives, Frank Pallotta, speaks exclusively with DS5 on actions by the federal government during COVID-19. The post D5:...

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  • The Week Ahead: Review of Residential Construction Data

    The Week Ahead: Review of Residential Construction Data

    Reports on forbearance and unemployment rates, as well as more exclusive interviews on DS5: Inside the Industry—it's all coming up in The Week Ahead. The post The Week Ahead: Review of Residential...

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  • Homebuyers, Sellers Returning to the Market

    Homebuyers, Sellers Returning to the Market

    The housing industry has seemed to turn a corner following the early effects of COVID-19. What do projections for the remainder of 2020 look like? The post Homebuyers, Sellers Returning to the...

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  • A ‘Clearer Picture’ of Housing

    A ‘Clearer Picture’ of Housing

    In a new update, industry experts dive into the key issues affecting the mortgage and housing industry, from rents to interest rates and price growth. The post A ‘Clearer Picture’ of Housing...

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  • The State of the Mortgage Industry

    The State of the Mortgage Industry

    How has COVID-19, the unemployment rate, and social distancing impacted the way the mortgage industry does business? The post The State of the Mortgage Industry appeared first on theMReport.com.

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