Mortage News

When it comes to home prices, the experts at Zillow predict that 2018 will look a lot like 2017: Prices will continue to rise
Zillow: 4.1 Percent Home Price Increase in 2018
When it comes to home prices, the experts at Zillow predict that 2018 will look a lot like 2017: Prices will continue to rise.   Zillow issued a data report stating home prices will climb by 4.1 percent next year, an increase from the... Read more
Home prices in October were up by seven percent on a year-over-year measurement and were up 0.9 percent from September
CoreLogic: Home Prices Up Yet Again
Home prices in October were up by seven percent on a year-over-year measurement and were up 0.9 percent from September, according to new data from CoreLogic. October marked the second consecutive month when the year-over-year home price... Read more
Mid-Island Mortgage Corp. has hired seven experienced loan officers as part of its latest corporate expansion initiative, enhancing its mortgage origination capabilities along the East Coast
Mid-Island Mortgage Adds Seven New LOs
Mid-Island Mortgage Corp. has hired seven experienced loan officers as part of its latest corporate expansion initiative, enhancing its mortgage origination capabilities along the East Coast. The newly appointed loan officers include... Read more
Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) President and CEO David H. Stevens has spent the last two weeks on Twitter slam against President Trump
MBA’s Stevens Rips Trump on Twitter
Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) President and CEO David H. Stevens has spent the last two weeks on Twitter slam against President Trump, using the social media channel to highlight negative media coverage and insulting comments aimed at... Read more
While the House of Representatives and the Senate seek to combine their respective tax reform bills into a single piece of legislation, the Data and Analytics Division of Black Knight Inc. has voiced concern that the standard deduction, mortgage interest
Black Knight: Tax Reform Could Constrain Housing
While the House of Representatives and the Senate seek to combine their respective tax reform bills into a single piece of legislation, the Data and Analytics Division of Black Knight Inc. has voiced concern that the standard deduction,... Read more
Two of the leading trade associations covering housing have very different opinions on the after-effects of the newly-passed Republican tax reform bill
MBA, NAR Offer Dueling Opinions on Senate Tax Bill
Two of the leading trade associations covering housing have very different opinions on the after-effects of the newly-passed Republican tax reform bill.   The Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) welcomed the bill’s passage and praised the... Read more
NAMB has called on its membership to lobby the U.S. Senate into rejecting the Republican tax reform bill in its current state
NAMB Calls for Rejection of Senate GOP Tax Bill
NAMB has called on its membership to lobby the U.S. Senate into rejecting the Republican tax reform bill in its current state.   In a letter to the organization’s members, NAMB President John G. Stevens argued that the legislation “will... Read more
While Jeff Bezos keeps the commercial real estate world on edge in choosing the second headquarters city for Amazon, the folks at Redfin decided to help another prominent entrepreneur—in this case, Santa Claus, pick a second North Pole
If Santa Claus Was Choosing a Second North Pole HQ …
While Jeff Bezos keeps the commercial real estate world on edge in choosing the second headquarters city for Amazon, the folks at Redfin decided to help another prominent entrepreneur—in this case, Santa Claus, pick a second North Pole... Read more
The national median price of a one-bedroom apartment was $1,040 in December, a 2.4 percent increase from January’s $1,016, according to new data from ABODO
Apartment Rents End 2017 on a Higher Note
The national median price of a one-bedroom apartment was $1,040 in December, a 2.4 percent increase from January’s $1,016, according to new data from ABODO.   Newark, N.J., recorded the greatest month-over-month increase in December, the... Read more
The co-authors of the Dodd-Frank Act reunited to condemn a federal court’s ruling that President Trump had the right to appoint an Acting Director at the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB)
Dodd and Frank Criticize Court Ruling on CFPB Leadership
The co-authors of the Dodd-Frank Act reunited to condemn a federal court’s ruling that President Trump had the right to appoint an Acting Director at the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB).   In a media call sponsored by the left-... Read more