For the first time in over a month, @MBAMortgage reports that mortgage rates have dropped below the 3% mark, signaling a strong finish for the purchase and refi markets to close out 2021.
In an upcoming virtual presentation, the @Harvard_JCHS will explore new housing barriers created by the pan...
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The addition of Scott Bristol, Brian Chick, and John Lowe continues @FairwayMC's aggressive nationwide originator expansion.
A week after bottoming out to a four-month-low, @FreddieMac reports mortgage rates jumped back upward this week, climbing to 5.22% despite continued correction in the housing space.
John Dingeman of @ClassValuation describes how technology in the appraisal space has made the process significantly more efficient for eligible loans.
With the affordability issue lingering for most prospective buyers, Louis Zitting of MonitorBase discusses remedies to overcome some of the hurdles thrown in the path to homeownership.
Brian “Woody” White of @MyHomebridge discusses how he shifted from focusing on tech to D&I and what mortgage companies need to consider when building their own D&I programs.
In a letter to the Government Accountability Office, Rep. Maxine Waters, Chair of the House Financial Services Committee, is seeking a review of the risks seniors face regarding housing insecurity, an
A panel of housing experts will take part in an upcoming @urbaninstitute-led virtual event, exploring alternative financing options available to those seeking the American dream of homeownership.
A market reset may be underway, as @FreddieMac reports the fixed-rate mortgages fell just below the 5% mark for the first time since April 7, continuing a trend of instability amid inflationary pressu
The @MBAMortgage reported mortgage application volume rose 1.2% this week, reversing course after the Fed rate hike announcement, and rising after a month-long decline.
A new @zillow study of consumer credit shows that buyers with "Fair" credit could be paying nearly $300 more on their monthly mortgage payment than those with "Excellent" credit scores.
Since mortgage rates fell from their June highs, @Redfin reports online real estate searches and home tours have ticked up and/or stabilized.
In anticipation of another rate hike by the Federal Reserve, @FreddieMac reports mortgage rates retreated downward this week, as purchase demand continued to fall, as the prospect of a recession conti
Bipartisan House legislation, HR 3962—the Securing and Enabling Commerce Using Remote Electronic Notarization Act, seeks to modernize the notarization process, and will allow individuals stationed out
A study by the Joint Center for Housing Studies of Harvard University revealed that many cities offer repair assistance programs, but have overall budgets of under $500K.
The U.S. Department of the Treasury has provided new guidance to increase investments in housing by utilizing American Rescue Plan funds to boost the nation’s supply of affordable options.
The @MBAMortgage reports that overall application volume is down yet again, with lingering economic uncertainty and affordability issues keeping prospective buyers on the sidelines.
Month-over-month, home prices fell 0.9% in May, as CoreLogic S&P Case-Shiller reports actions by the Federal Reserve to cool the market has made mortgage financing more expensive for buyers nation
A recent @Quicken survey found that 21% of those polled planned to buy a first or new house in 2022, with 69% of that segment now reconsidering that move.
A recent Senate Banking Committee hearing addressed the nation’s homeownership gap, and provided recommendations on how to mend a market in peril.
With the Federal Reserve expected to take further action to address continued inflationary concerns, @FreddieMac reported that mortgage rates rose for the second consecutive week with market demand co