2.3M homeowners still aren't making their monthly mortgage payments
by Matt Carter Apr 19
Rising mortgage rates cause Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac to downwardly revise forecasts
by Kelsey Ramírez Apr 19
Residential housing starts rose 19.4 percent from February to March, according to a new report from the US Census Bureau
Mortgage Bankers Association says lenders have been gearing up for changes, and new standards will actually increase access to credit
by Matt Carter Apr 13
The Housing Trust Fund is funded by a fee on Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac and devoted to affordable housing for low- and extremely low-income households
Fannie Mae’s Home Price Sentiment Index increased by 5.2 points from February to 81.7 in March. Year over year, the index is up 0.9 points
by Kelsey Ramírez Apr 7
But Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac continue to extend options to avoid in-person appraisals
by Kelsey Ramírez Apr 2
Applications for refinancings and purchase loans are both down from a week ago
by Matt Carter Mar 31
The number of mortgages in forbearance dropped below 5% first time since the start of the pandemic
by Matt Carter Mar 29
Self-employment has advantages, notably the home office deduction and eliminating commute time. Getting a mortgage, however, is not one of them. Here are a few tips that address the newly stiffened requirements for approval
by Steve Cook Mar 25
The overall decline of mortgage loans in forbearance was led by Ginnie Mae loans, which dropped by 7 basis points from the previous week to 7.28% of loans in forbearance
According to the Mortgage Bankers Association's latest report, mortgage forbearances rose 1 basis point for the week ending on Feb. 21
by Marian McPherson Mar 2
During the fourth quarter of 2020, U.S. home prices surged 10.8% on an annual basis and 3.8% on a quarterly basis, marking growth records for both metrics
by Lillian Dickerson Feb 23
Fannie Mae upgraded its full-year 2021 real GDP growth but cautioned that rising inflation and interest rates could be a risk in the near future
by Lillian Dickerson Feb 18
Analysts say unemployment will continue to be an ongoing issue even as the pandemic subsides
by Andrea V. Brambila Feb 16