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National median rents in November were mostly flat, with one-bedroom units down by .08 percent from October and two-bedroom units posting a .24 percent decline, according to new data from ABODO
Median Rents Remain Mostly Flat
National median rents in November were mostly flat, with one-bedroom units down by .08 percent from October and two-bedroom units posting a .24 percent decline, according to new data from ABODO.   Boulder, Colo., recorded the greatest rent... Read more
The overall delinquency rate for U.S. commercial real estate loans in commercial mortgage-backed securities (CMBS) rose for the first time in six months—but only by a single basis point, according to new data from Trepp LLC
CMBS Delinquency Rate Inched Up
The overall delinquency rate for U.S. commercial real estate loans in commercial mortgage-backed securities (CMBS) rose for the first time in six months—but only by a single basis point, according to new data from Trepp LLC.   The CMBS... Read more
Mortgage rates took a slight dip in the latest Primary Mortgage Market Survey (PMMS) from Freddie Mac
Mortgage Rates Slightly Lower
Mortgage rates took a slight dip in the latest Primary Mortgage Market Survey (PMMS) from Freddie Mac.   The 30-year fixed-rate mortgage (FRM) averaged 4.83 percent for the week ending Nov. 1, down from last week when it averaged 4.86... Read more
Home sales in Kentucky were down in September while home prices recorded an impressive annualized growth, according to new data from Kentucky Realtors
Kentucky Home Sales Dip While Prices Rise
Home sales in Kentucky were down in September while home prices recorded an impressive annualized growth, according to new data from Kentucky Realtors.   September’s home sales in the Bluegrass State totaled 4,453 units, down 3.4 percent... Read more
Synergy One Lending, a San Diego-based subsidiary of Mutual of Omaha Bank, has acquired BBMC Mortgage, a national mortgage company based in Lombard, Ill.
Synergy One Lending Acquires BBMC Mortgage
Synergy One Lending, a San Diego-based subsidiary of Mutual of Omaha Bank, has acquired BBMC Mortgage, a national mortgage company based in Lombard, Ill.   BBMC is a division of Bridgeview Bank and offers a range of products including... Read more
Homebuying households with a newborn baby are moving into housing markets that are less expensive than where they were living before, according to a new data analysis from Zillow
Households With a New Baby Gravitate to Less Costly Markets
Homebuying households with a newborn baby are moving into housing markets that are less expensive than where they were living before, according to a new data analysis from Zillow.   On average, households with a newborn have relocated to... Read more
The national median existing single-family home price in the third quarter was $266,900, up 4.8 percent from $254,7000 in the third quarter of 2017, according to new data from the National Association of Realtors (NAR)
NAR: Median Home Prices Up 4.8 Percent
The national median existing single-family home price in the third quarter was $266,900, up 4.8 percent from $254,7000 in the third quarter of 2017, according to new data from the National Association of Realtors (NAR).   Single-family... Read more
Blue Water Financial Technologies has developed an electronic co-issue pricing and trading platform, MSR-X for co-issuing purposes that allows lenders and investors to view portfolios and transactional data in real-time
Blue Water Financial Introduces MSR-X Pricing and Trading Platform
Blue Water Financial Technologies has developed an electronic co-issue pricing and trading platform, MSR-X for co-issuing purposes that allows lenders and investors to view portfolios and transactional data in real-time.   “This technology... Read more
Freddie Mac reported comprehensive income of $2.6 billion during the third quarter, up from $2.4 billion in the second quarter but down from the $4.7 billion reported in the third quarter of 2017
Freddie Mac Generated $2.6B in Q3 Income
Freddie Mac reported comprehensive income of $2.6 billion during the third quarter, up from $2.4 billion in the second quarter but down from the $4.7 billion reported in the third quarter of 2017.   Freddie Mac also reported net income of... Read more
The national housing inventory grew by two percent, or 25,000 listings, in October, according to new data from Realtor.com
National Housing Inventory Up Two Percent in October
The national housing inventory grew by two percent, or 25,000 listings, in October, according to new data from Realtor.com. This marks the first time in four years that the inventory level increased.   The fastest inventory growth was... Read more