Winning the Home

September 22, 2020

With homes in short supply, bidding wars will naturally occur.
Rates Rise One Tick

September 22, 2020

This week, rates essentially hold steady from last week’s record.
Vaccine Reactions

September 22, 2020

It’s wait-and-see before we’ll know how much of an impact a vaccine will make on the markets.
Supply Restraints Limit Housing Potential

September 22, 2020

As increasing numbers of Millennials look to purchase homes, supply remains a constant issue.
Refinances at Highest Level in Seven Years

September 22, 2020

As rates hover around record lows, refinances are booming.
Home Prices Are on the Rise

September 22, 2020

The Federal Housing Finance Agency released numbers that show home values growing.
Short Supply will Continue to Drive Higher Prices

September 15, 2020

Demand has been higher than supply for some time, driving home values higher.
CFPB Proposes New QM Category

September 15, 2020

The CFPB is proposing an alteration to what constitutes a qualified mortgage.
Rates Fall to Record Lows

September 15, 2020

2020 continues to see new record lows for interest rates.
V-Shaped Housing Recovery

September 15, 2020

After a short drop at the beginning of the pandemic, home sales are roaring back.
Are Appraisals Accurate?

September 15, 2020

The booming market adds an extra element of difficulty to the appraisal process.
Here Comes the Election Season

September 15, 2020

An already uneasy 2020 for the markets may remain volatile as the election approaches.
Home Sales Soar

September 9, 2020

The housing market continues to lead the economy during the coronavirus outbreak.
Avoiding Delayed Closings

September 9, 2020

Industry experts reveal tips for avoiding closing delays.
Mortgage Snapshot

September 9, 2020

Quick news from the world of mortgage lending.
Rates Hold Steady

September 9, 2020

After bumping up then down the past several weeks, rates held relatively stable last week.
How Close Are We?

September 9, 2020

The “Back to Normal Index” measures just how far the economy still has to go.
MBA Asks CFPB to extend QM Parameters

September 9, 2020

In addition to extending the GSE Patch, the MBA also recommends enhancements to QM framework.
Delinquency Rate Could Triple

September 9, 2020

Without additional government forbearance programs, the delinquency rate could skyrocket.
Fannie/Freddie Add Refinance Fee

September 1, 2020

A new agency policy will make it more difficult to refinance.