Fannie and Freddie Announce Financial Advisors

June 30, 2020

As the GSEs prepare to exit conservatorship, each announces its new financial advisor.
Rates Stay at the Bottom

June 30, 2020

After reaching a new low last week, rates don’t move this week.
Resilient Homebuyers

June 30, 2020

Over half of homebuyers are un-swayed by the pandemic.
Federal Reserve Chairman Expresses Concern

June 30, 2020

Chairman Jerome Powell is worried about the lasting impact of a second virus wave.
Reopening Related to Surges?

June 30, 2020

With much of the country opening back up, new infections are on the rise.
Rates Hit Record Lows – Again

June 23, 2020

As rates regularly hit record lows, the housing market is a strong point for the economy.
The Government will Keep Guaranteeing Loans

June 23, 2020

Fallout from the pandemic will keep GSEs in receivership for longer than previously anticipated.
Home Prices Continue to Accelerate

June 23, 2020

Fears of home process bottoming out through the pandemic have not come to fruition.
A Glimpse of Light

June 23, 2020

The jobs report was better than expected, hopefully meaning all is not lost for the economy.
Housing Market to Lead the Way

June 23, 2020

The housing market is poised to be the leader in pulling the economy out of the current recession.
Mortgage Bankers Association Praises Lenders

June 23, 2020

MBA Chief Economist Mike Fratantoni says lenders have done a fantastic job of finding solutions in the current environment.
Senate Approves New HUD Deputy Secretary

June 16, 2020

Brian Montgomery now assumes the number-two slot at HUD.
Rates Bump Up

June 16, 2020

Rates rose ever so slightly before falling again after data was released.
Appraisal Process Flexibility

June 16, 2020

Due to the effects of COVID-19, both Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac announce changes to their appraisal policies.
Most Americans Want to Keep Working from Home

June 16, 2020

Three in four Americans currently working from home wish to keep doing so once the pandemic is over.
The Magic of Low Rates

June 16, 2020

Low rates continue to inject life into an otherwise struggling economy.
Exodus Coming?

June 9, 2020

In the wake of the pandemic, nearly a third of Americans want to move away from cities.
Freddie Mac Releases Self-Employment Documentation Bulletin

June 9, 2020

A recent Freddie Mac bulletin outlines options for obtaining YTD profit and loss statements.
Rates Tick Up, but Stay Near the Bottom

June 9, 2020

Low interest rates will play a key role in rebounding home sales.
Independent Lender Profits Up

June 9, 2020

The Mortgage Bankers Association reports that 2019 profits were up substantially over 2018.