Industry News

Rates Should Stay Low

January 27, 2021

Even as we emerge from a chaotic 2020, rates are expected to remain low.
Home Maintenance Surges

January 27, 2021

The pandemic has led to an increase in home improvement and a decrease in inventory.
Housing Will Stay Strong

January 20, 2021

Add a vaccine to an already-strong housing market, and 2021 should be a big year.
Agencies Push for Remote Online Notarization Standards

January 20, 2021

Industry players join for draft model emergency notarization order.
Strong Market to Continue in 2021?

January 20, 2021

Sustained low rates are leading to predict that the strong housing market will continue.
Rates, Time-to-Close, and Borrower Experience All Matter

January 20, 2021

As people enter the market, they look for a variety of qualities from their lenders.
Housing Saves the Economy

January 12, 2021

In contrast to the 2008 financial crisis, housing has been a savior for the economy throughout the pandemic.
Changes for Self-Employed Borrowers as of December 2020

January 6, 2021

What are the implications?
Treasury Secretary Says Freddie Mac and Fannie Mae To Remain Government-Sponsored

January 6, 2021

Privatizing Fannie and Freddie proved more complicated.
Veterans Can Build

December 29, 2020

In addition to purchasing, veterans also have the option to build with the VA loan.
MBA Makes 2021 Predictions

December 22, 2020

All signs point to a sharp falloff in refinances next year.
Urban Housing Resurgence

December 22, 2020

Despite many people moving away from urban areas in 2020, cities now see renewed interest.
Home Prices Rise

December 22, 2020

Behind the increase in loan limits was an increase in home prices.
Housing Market Surges

December 16, 2020

The current demand in the housing market isn’t expected to let up this winter.
Fannie Mae Increases Growth Forecast

December 16, 2020

After third-quarter results were somewhat higher than projected, Fannie Mae slightly increases its 2020 forecast.
FHA Loan Limits Increase for 2021

December 16, 2020

The FHA’s loan limit increase follows the FHFA increasing annual loan limits by 7.42%.
Strong Market Could Get Stronger

December 16, 2020

The housing market is at its strongest in over a decade and could keep getting stronger.
Credit Availability Rises

December 9, 2020

After falling to a six-year low, mortgage availability is back on the rise.
Changes on the Horizon?

December 9, 2020

The change in presidency could also bring about change for real estate investors.
Conforming Limits Rise Almost 7.5% in 2021

December 9, 2020

The Federal Housing Finance Agency announced new conforming loan limits for 2021.