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 [...]READ MORE
Fewer New Homes Selling
A major ongoing news item in the real estate world is the drop in house sales during the latter portion [...]READ MORE
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 [...]READ MORE
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 [...]READ MORE
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 [...]READ MORE
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 [...]READ MORE
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 [...]READ MORE
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 [...]READ MORE
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 [...]READ MORE
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 [...]READ MORE
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 [...]READ MORE
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 [...]READ MORE