Industry News

Appraisal Headaches

August 31, 2021

Brokers are complaining about appraisal cost and timing.
Missed Payments Continue

August 31, 2021

Many renters and homeowners missed payments in the second quarter.
Will Foreclosures Spike?

August 24, 2021

Fears about a possible rise in foreclosures may be overblown.
FHFA Underwriting Calculations Updated

August 24, 2021

Recent changes will ease the transition from renter to homeowner.
Stay Away From G-Fees!

August 17, 2021

Once again G-Fees are at risk of redirection.
Aid for FHA Mortgage Holders

August 17, 2021

The FHA announces new, streamlined assistance options.
July Jobs Report is Hot!

August 10, 2021

The unemployment rate continues to fall.
Taking Back-up Contracts

August 10, 2021

Sellers increasingly rely on back-up offers.
Eviction Moratorium Extended

August 3, 2021

Both the FHA and FHFA eviction moratoriums have been extended.
Top Priorities of Mortgage Lenders

August 3, 2021

A Fannie Mae survey reveals the business priorities of mortgage lenders.
An Eviction Crisis is Looming

July 27, 2021

Freddie Mac encourages those affected to seek assistance.
HUD Proposes to Restore 2013 Rule

July 27, 2021

The “Disparate Impact” rule removed housing barriers.
HUD Plans to Assist Minorities

July 20, 2021

Increases in black homeownership are expected.
New CFPB Rule

July 20, 2021

The new rule will aid distressed homeowners.
Housing Shortage Cure

July 13, 2021

Zoning changes could offer relief for the housing shortage.
Economic Growth Outlook Revised

July 13, 2021

Expectations trend upward with the latest revision.
Industry Shifts May Affect Lenders’ Profits

July 6, 2021

Reduced refi demand could affect profit margins.
The Credit Report Dilemma

July 6, 2021

Many consumers find mistakes on their credit reports.
Refi Boom Fuels Record Loan Activity

June 29, 2021

The mortgage industry did not see its usual winter slowdown this year.
Home Prices Continue to Soar

June 29, 2021

The record-breaking rise in home prices marches on.