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.
Home Affordability Improves

September 1, 2020

Low interest rates contributed to creating the most affordable average-priced homes since 2016.
Rates Fall

September 1, 2020

After weeks of slow growth, rates begin to fall once again.
Appraisers Struggling to Keep Up

September 1, 2020

Like many others in the housing industry, appraisers are struggling with being too busy.
Cautious Optimism

September 1, 2020

As we learn to live with the virus, how does the future look?
Commissions Are Up

August 26, 2020

Average commissions were up 59% in the second quarter, year-over-year.
Mortgage Snapshot

August 26, 2020

Quick news from the world of mortgage lending.
Rates Tick Up Again

August 26, 2020

For the second-consecutive week, interest rates are slowly climbing.
Assistant Secretary for Housing – Federal Housing Commissioner Confirmed

August 26, 2020

Dana Wade was confirmed by the U.S. Senate to serve as Commissioner of the Federal Housing Administration.
More Homeowners

August 26, 2020

The U.S. homeownership rate soared to an almost 12-year high in the second quarter.