Freddie Mac CEO David Brickman's resignation will take effect on Jan. 8 as the enterprise continues its battle to exit a decade-long conservatorship
by Marian McPherson Nov 13
The president and former vice president have sharply divergent views of how to handle things like housing affordability, discrimination and homelessness
by Jim Dalrymple II Nov 3
Prices increased 1.5% from July to August according to Federal Housing Finance Agency data, the largest increase since 1991
by Patrick Kearns Oct 27
Mortgages in forbearance decreased from 6.93% of servicers' portfolio volume to 6.87% during the week ending Sept. 20, according to the Mortgage Bankers Association
by Lillian Dickerson Sep 29
As Congress continues to be at a standstill in passing a second stimulus bill to support Americans who have become unemployed as a result of the pandemic, it's likely forbearance rates could increase in upcoming weeks
by Lillian Dickerson Sep 14
After 10 consecutive weeks of mortgage loans in forbearance showing declines, the total number of loans in forbearance appears to have flattened out at 7.2%
by Lillian Dickerson Sep 1
The fee will no longer apply to refinance loans with balances below $125,000 or to the government-sponsored enterprises' affordable refinance products
by Andrea V. Brambila Aug 27
This week marks the eighth week in a row in which total loans in forbearance have declined. Currently, there are about 3.7 million homeowners enrolled in forbearance plans
by Lillian Dickerson Aug 11
The total share of loans in forbearance dropped to 7.67% of servicers' portfolio volume, according to data released Monday by the Mortgage Bankers Association
by Lillian Dickerson Aug 4
Opinion
Windermere Chief Economist Matthew Gardner dives deeper into the lesser known components of the Case-Shiller Home Price Index and what they can tell us about the health of the market
by Matthew Gardner Aug 4
Only 5.7% of the single-family loans guaranteed by the GSE were in forbearance at the end of the second quarter, down from 7% at the end of the previous quarter
by Patrick Kearns Jul 30
The number of mortgage loans in forbearance declined by 6 basis points, from 7.80% the previous week to 7.74%, marking the sixth consecutive week loans in forbearance dropped
by Lillian Dickerson Jul 28
Opinion
Windermere Chief Economist Matthew Gardner takes a look at home sales and gives his outlook on home prices for the remainder of 2020
by Matthew Gardner Jul 28
The amount of mortgages in forbearance declined for the fifth straight week, from 8.18% to 7.8% the week ending July 12, 2020
by Lillian Dickerson Jul 20
The total number of mortgages in forbearance declined for the fourth consecutive week, from 8.39% of servicers' portfolio volume to 8.18% during the week ending July 5, 2020
by Lillian Dickerson Jul 14