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Are Mortgage Risks on the Up-Swing?
May, 10 2019

Are Mortgage Risks on the Up-Swing?

According to the recent American Enterprises Institute Housing Market Indicators Report, released on the first of April (not as a [...]

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Fewer New Homes Selling
May, 09 2019

Fewer New Homes Selling

A major ongoing news item in the real estate world is the drop in house sales during the latter portion [...]

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Early 2019 Showed Signs of Mortgage Rate Stability—But Only Briefly
May, 08 2019

Early 2019 Showed Signs of Mortgage Rate Stability—But Only Briefly

The mortgage rates offered by lenders displayed a relatively steady range at the start of 2019, with some ups and [...]

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National Rental Home Shortage Leads to Increase in Homelessness
May, 07 2019

National Rental Home Shortage Leads to Increase in Homelessness

According to The 2018 Homeless Assessment Report (AHAR) to Congress, Part 1: Point-in-Time Estimates of Homelessness, released by the Department [...]

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The Bidding Wars Cool Down
May, 06 2019

The Bidding Wars Cool Down

The top of 2019 has seen a continuation of the cooling-down of the housing market that began putting pressure on [...]

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The Potential Effect of New Flood Insurance Regulations on Lenders
May, 03 2019

The Potential Effect of New Flood Insurance Regulations on Lenders

In a recently released statement, a number of regulatory organizations—the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation, the Federal Reserve, the Farm Credit Administration, the [...]

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One of Our Service-Areas Offers Top-Ten Lowest Mortgage Rates
May, 02 2019

One of Our Service-Areas Offers Top-Ten Lowest Mortgage Rates

Our clients are sometimes startled to discover how different housing markets can be from state to state and from zip [...]

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Here’s How the Housing Market Could Continue to Grow Sustainably
May, 01 2019

Here’s How the Housing Market Could Continue to Grow Sustainably

In a report by the National Association of Realtors, it was revealed that the prices of metropolitan houses for sale [...]

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Could Climate Change Drive a Foreclosure Crisis?
April, 30 2019

Could Climate Change Drive a Foreclosure Crisis?

When it comes to foreclosure numbers, there’s little question that in an ordinary market the greatest risk arises in the [...]

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Late 2018 Mortgage Originations Lowest in Four Years
April, 29 2019

Late 2018 Mortgage Originations Lowest in Four Years

In Q4 of 2018, the number of mortgage originations fell from the previous quarter, according to the most recent quarterly [...]

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Ellie Mae Changes Ownership
April, 26 2019

Ellie Mae Changes Ownership

Ellie Mae—which despite having a name remarkably similar to Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac, is not a government-sponsored entity, but [...]

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Does Airbnb Have an Effect on the Real Estate Market?
April, 25 2019

Does Airbnb Have an Effect on the Real Estate Market?

When the peer-to-peer living-space rental service Airbnb came on the scene, some were prescient enough to recognize what a potentially [...]

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