Industry News

Appraisal Changes Coming

November 23, 2021

A housing appraiser shortage is forcing changes.
Fraud Risk Increasing

November 16, 2021

CoreLogic reports a rise in mortgage fraud activity.
Senior Housing Wealth Grows

November 16, 2021

The NRMLA reports a rise in the housing wealth of seniors.
Fannie Mae Updates Education Requirements

November 9, 2021

Third party homeownership education will be allowed.
Refinancing Gets Easier

November 9, 2021

Freddie Mac updated their Refi Possible program.
Will Foreign Investors Return?

November 2, 2021

The pandemic’s end could bring a return of foreign homebuyers.
HUD Proposes Rule Changes

November 2, 2021

Public comments have been requested for ARM related rule changes.
Serious Delinquency Rate Falls

October 26, 2021

Fannie Mae reports a decrease in seriously delinquent mortgages.
Flood Insurance Revamp

October 26, 2021

The federal government updated its flood insurance program.
End of Year Fed Predictions

October 19, 2021

A Bloomberg survey revealed the predictions of 51 economists.
Vacant Lots Becoming Scarce

October 12, 2021

Low supply is leading to increased costs.
Notarization May Get Easier

October 12, 2021

The SECURE Notarization Act would expand online notarization.
Foreclosures on the Rise

October 5, 2021

The foreclosure moratorium’s end affected the market.
Will Lender Profits Decrease?

October 5, 2021

Competition and a changing market are breeding pessimism.
Manufactured Home Supply Boost Planned

September 28, 2021

The Biden administration aims to help low-income homebuyers.
Treasury Department and FHFA Announcement

September 28, 2021

Treasury Department and FHFA Announcement
Biden Administration’s Housing Strategy

September 21, 2021

Their three-year plan would boost affordable housing.
FHFA Releases Affordable Housing Goals

September 21, 2021

Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac have increased expectations.
FHFA Underwriting Change Causes Mixed Feelings

September 14, 2021

Rental history will become part of the underwriting process.
GSEs Pass Bankruptcy Stress Test

September 14, 2021

Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac appear to be safe for now.