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Mortgage applications for new home purchases began 2019 with a bang, soaring by 43 percent from December, according to new data from the Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA)
Sales of new single-family houses during November were at a seasonally-adjusted annual rate of 657,...Read more
The Trump Administration has acknowledged that it is not rushing to fill the vacancies on the Federal Reserve Board of Governors
The Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA) has announced that John Roscoe has been appointed as...Read more
Freddie Mac reported slight upward motion in the Primary Mortgage Market Survey (PMMS) covering the week ending Jan. 31
Freddie Mac reported slight upward motion in the Primary Mortgage Market Survey (PMMS) covering the...Read more
Home sellers in 2018 enjoyed an average home price gain since purchase of $61,000—a 32.6 percent return on investment (ROI) compared to the original purchase price
Home sellers in 2018 enjoyed an average home price gain since purchase of $61,000—a 32.6 percent...Read more
Today’s 18-year-old will need to save $304 every month for the next 12 years in order to accumulate the 10 percent downpayment, plus closing costs, needed to buy a median-priced home, according to a new analysis by Realtor.com
Today’s 18-year-old will need to save $304 every month for the next 12 years in order to accumulate...Read more
Ginnie Mae has announced that a new temporary restriction has been placed on Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) single-family guaranteed loans pooled by loanDepot in Ginnie Mae pools to Ginnie Mae II custom pools only
Ginnie Mae has announced that a new temporary restriction has been placed on Department of Veterans...Read more
For the third consecutive month, homeowners are insisting their residential properties are appreciating at a faster than appraisers’ opinions
One-quarter of house hunters looked to relocate to another metro area during the fourth quarter of...Read more
The Federal Reserve has begun 2019 by not raising short-term interest rates
The Federal Reserve has begun 2019 by not raising short-term interest rates. In a meeting of the...Read more
Pending home sales ended 2018 in decline, according to the National Association of Realtors’ (NAR) Pending Home Sales Index (PHSI)
Pending home sales ended 2018 in decline, according to the National Association of Realtors’ (NAR)...Read more
The frequency of defects, fraudulence and misrepresentation in the information submitted in mortgage applications increased by 7.4 percent from November 2018 to December 2018
The frequency of defects, fraudulence and misrepresentation in the information submitted in...Read more