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  • Worth a Million Bucks

    Worth a Million Bucks

    Despite the continuous rise in prices, the median home value crossed the million mark in many metros of the country. Here’s an analysis on the rise of million dollar homes in the U.S. The post...

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  • Equator Launches Mortgage-Servicing Blockchain Solution

    Equator Launches Mortgage-Servicing Blockchain Solution

    Equator, a provider of residential loan default software and marketing solutions for many of the country’s top servicers, real estate agents, and vendors, has announced an agreement with Factom,...

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  • Top 10 Cities for Middle-Class Homebuyers

    Top 10 Cities for Middle-Class Homebuyers

    A recent analysis found there are indeed a few cities where a middle-class income still works for homebuyers and none of them are in the hottest housing markets. The post Top 10 Cities for...

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  • Going Up, Up, and Away

    Going Up, Up, and Away

    Mortgage rates and home prices are both rising, but here's why one of them has homeowners more worried when it comes to making a payment. The post Going Up, Up, and Away appeared first on...

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  • The State of FHA’s Mortgage Insurance Fund

    The State of FHA’s Mortgage Insurance Fund

    Here’s why the FHA plans to keep the premium on its mortgage insurance fund despite a stellar year and the headwinds and opportunities it sees going for its mortgage offerings. The post The State...

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  • Fannie Mae Launches Disaster Response Network

    Fannie Mae Launches Disaster Response Network

    Fannie Mae announced the launch of a comprehensive "action plan" to help homeowners who are impacted by natural disasters. Get the details here and learn how else the GSE is addressing the rising...

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  • The Long Road to Puerto Rico’s Recovery

    The Long Road to Puerto Rico’s Recovery

    Industry thought leaders converged in San Juan this week to help solve the challenges faced in rebuilding Puerto Rico after Hurricane Maria’s destruction that left an island in ruins. The post The...

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  • A Resurgence of ARMs

    A Resurgence of ARMs

    What does the rise of ARMs indicate for the housing market and which areas are experiencing a higher demand for this mortgage product? Here’s what an analysis found. The post A Resurgence of ARMs...

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  • Marion McDougall to Step Down From Caliber

    Marion McDougall to Step Down From Caliber

    McDougall, who is currently the EVP, Chief Loan Administration Officer at Caliber Home Loans is expected to step down from her current role. The post Marion McDougall to Step Down From Caliber...

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  • Consumers Optimistic for the Year Ahead

    Consumers Optimistic for the Year Ahead

    Here's why consumers are optimistic about many aspects of their financial situation over the next 12 months. The post Consumers Optimistic for the Year Ahead appeared first on theMReport.com.

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  • Quarles: “Lending Growth, Fewer Nonperforming Loans”

    Quarles: “Lending Growth, Fewer Nonperforming Loans”

    Here’s what Randal Quarles, Vice Chairman of the Fed had to say about the Board’s progress on the Dodd-Frank Reforms Act’s implementation during his semiannual testimony. The post Quarles:...

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  • Rising Rates Can’t Hold Them Back

    Rising Rates Can’t Hold Them Back

    Despite the rise in mortgage rates, young Americans are still purchasing homes. Here are the loans that are most popular with this group of buyers. The post Rising Rates Can’t Hold Them Back...

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  • Enhancing Digital Mortgage Efficiency

    Enhancing Digital Mortgage Efficiency

    Ellie Mae and SimpleNexus have announced an official integration partnership to provide SimpleNexus' clients and LOs with fast and secure data transfer between their platforms. The post Enhancing...

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  • To Their Credit

    To Their Credit

    Here’s why high credit scores are a good thing in a rising mortgage rate environment. The post To Their Credit appeared first on theMReport.com.

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  • The Case for Change

    The Case for Change

    An update on augmenting the substantial reforms that have been achieved during the GSE conservatorship outlines three key actions to support the U.S. housing finance system. The post The Case for...

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  • At Last, Relief in Housing

    At Last, Relief in Housing

    The persistent heat wave that has been gripping the nation’s housing market is beginning to subside. The post At Last, Relief in Housing appeared first on theMReport.com.

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  • Reaching Out in California

    Reaching Out in California

    California is in the middle of the deadliest wildfires in the state’s modern history. On Monday, officials at Butte County said they discovered remains of 13 more people in the town of Paradise in...

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  • It’s A Tie for Amazon’s HQ 2

    It’s A Tie for Amazon’s HQ 2

    After over a year of suspense, Amazon has selected New York City and Northern Virginia for its New Headquarters. Here's what it means for the housing market in these areas. The post It’s A Tie for...

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  • When Cyber Breaches Run Rampant

    When Cyber Breaches Run Rampant

    As the real estate industry becomes a prime target for cyber attacks, here’s how lenders can safeguard consumer information from hackers and fraudsters. The post When Cyber Breaches Run Rampant...

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  • For a Few Million Less

    For a Few Million Less

    As home sales continue to show signs of lagging, see what a low turnover rate could imply for home sales and what is considered normal in the housing market. The post For a Few Million Less...

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