Higher Rates Won’t Impact Origination

February 19, 2019

The effect of rising rates on housing affordability will become less pronounced in 2019.
Housing Market to Stabilize

February 19, 2019

Fannie Mae expects home sales to stabilize in 2019 after falling in 2018.
Spring will be Buying Season

February 19, 2019

Lower rates and strong job market should rekindle homebuying demand.
Student Debt Impacts Homeownership

February 19, 2019

Fed reports 400,000 borrowers could have purchased a house but didn’t because of debt.
Good News Scenario?

February 19, 2019

Low interest rates and strong economy could make for a strong real estate market.
Homeownership Tenure Longer than Ever

February 11, 2019

Multiple factors are causing homeowners to stay put.
Consistently Low Rates Heading into Spring Good News for Homebuyers

February 11, 2019

Low rates paired with better inventory could make for a buyers’ market this spring.
What are the Real Costs of the Government Shutdown?

February 11, 2019

Officially $11 Billion, but also causes emotional damage to workers, delay of economic reports.
Homeownership to Soar?

February 11, 2019

Despite potential rising rates, first-time homeownership is expected to increase.
The Income Difference between First-Time Buyers who can Afford to Own and Those Who Can’t

February 11, 2019

Without the sale of a previous home, first-time buyers can struggle to make a downpayment.
Rate Drops Open Door to Refinancing for Nearly 550,000

February 5, 2019

This is good news for the reeling refinance market, though the refinanceable population is still down.
Ask the Inspector

February 5, 2019

No home is perfect, but inspectors can help differentiate major problems from minor ones.
Housing Market Anticipated to Slow but not Stall

February 5, 2019

It is yet to be seen exactly how the prolonged government shutdown will affect sales.
VA Adopts New Cash-Out Rules for Refinances

February 5, 2019

This new rule divides rate and term refinances and cash-out refinances
Low Rates Should Give a Boost to the Spring Homebuying Season

February 5, 2019

Rates were stable again in the past week, which kept them near 9-month lows.
The Fed and Jobs Highlight the Week

February 5, 2019

Important events occurred last week, including the Fed announcement and the jobs report release.
Love at First “Site”

January 29, 2019

Different generations look for different things when buying a home.
CFPB Issues Final HDMA Guidelines

January 29, 2019

Guidelines include the removal of confidential consumer data from public view, such as property address and applicant credit scores.
Rates Remain Steady

January 29, 2019

Despite low rates, home sales are still down.
The Fed Decision and Jobs

January 29, 2019

Rates expected to remain steady while job market grows.