Mortgage rates continued their month-long rise in mid-October as buyers and sellers navigated unusual market conditions, according to a lending survey from Freddie Mac
by Daniel Houston Oct 22
More buyers were seriously considering a second-home purchase last month, and locked in mortgage rates to prepare for the transaction
by Daniel Houston Oct 20
Government agencies are looking to better quantify risks from climate change, a step with implications for government-backed home loans
by Daniel Houston Oct 19
Rates creeped upward once again across all major mortgage types, part of a rise from their all-time lows earlier this year, according to Freddie Mac’s weekly lender survey
by Daniel Houston Oct 14
The number of foreclosed properties rose 34 percent in the third quarter of the year, but remained below their typical historical levels
by Daniel Houston Oct 13
With co-sponsor Redwood Trust, Inc., Point has completed the first-ever securitization backed solely by residential Home Equity Investment agreements
by Lillian Dickerson Oct 12
Mortgage rates barely changed a week after rising bond yields and Federal Reserve statements led to rate hikes across the board
by Daniel Houston Oct 7
Rates for 30-year mortgages jump 13 basis points in one week as investors weigh prospects for inflation, Fed tapering
by Daniel Houston Sep 30
Anticipating a high demand for homes, a research team at JPMorgan Chase is bullish on several real-estate stocks and investment trusts, according to a new analysis
by Daniel Houston Sep 24
Mortgage rates stayed the course this week as lenders continued to monitor the Federal Reserve's tapering plans
by Daniel Houston Sep 24
One of China's largest property developers is in dire financial straits and the world is watching. What does it mean for the US housing market, real estate agents and economy?
by Daniel Houston Sep 23
Ownership costs for the median home remain within a normal range but are nearing the point where lenders might start to balk
by Daniel Houston Sep 22
Only 1 in 20 homes that hit the market next year will be foreclosed properties, according to a survey of real estate experts and economists
by Daniel Houston Sep 21
Rates for 30-year mortgages have remained virtually unchanged for 2 months even as lenders reported recent movement on other loan types
by Daniel Houston Sep 16
Currently, the homeownership startup operates in North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Georgia, Texas and Florida
by Libertina Brandt Sep 15
Cloud-based loan origination system, LoanCatcher, touted as providing the same level of technology employed by nation's largest lenders
by Matt Carter Sep 14