The volume of mortgage applications declined 2.5% for the week ending Sept. 11, 2020, according to the Mortgage Bankers Association's weekly survey, released Wednesday
by Lillian Dickerson Sep 16
The market composite index, which measures mortgage loan application volume, increased by 2.9% on a seasonally adjusted basis. On an unadjusted basis, the index rose by 2.0%
by Lillian Dickerson Sep 9
Three chief economists share how FHA homeowners have been disproportionately impacted by 2020's coronavirus-induced unemployment boom and what it means for next year's market
by Marian McPherson Sep 4
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 decline in loan application activity may be a result of rising coronavirus cases in many states, as well as the delay of a new government-issued stimulus package
by Lillian Dickerson Aug 5
The typical home sale profit of $75,971 in the second quarter of 2020 reflected a 36.3% return on investment, a new high in raw profits since the housing market started its recovery from the Great Recession in 2012
by Lillian Dickerson Jul 22
The National Association of Realtors' plan calls for expanding down payment assistance programs, improving FHA loans and alternative credit scoring models
by Marian McPherson Jun 18
The number of single-family homes and condominiums flipped in the first quarter of 2020 reached 53,705 — up 7.3% year over year to its highest level since the second quarter of 2006, according to Attom Data Solutions' latest home flipping report
by Lillian Dickerson Jun 11
45 Congressional Democrats have asked HUD Inspector General Oliver Davis to investigate allegations that HUD denied DACA recipients' FHA home loans
by Marian McPherson Jun 9
As of May 10, 8.16% of all mortgages were in forbearance, up from 7.91% on May 3 — the smallest increase since March, according to the Mortgage Bankers Association
by Lillian Dickerson May 19
Residential refinance mortgages more than doubled in Q4 2019, bringing them to their highest point in nearly 7 years, according to new data from Attom Data Solutions
by Lillian Dickerson Mar 19
The new regulatory approach is meant to reduce the chance that banks will have to pay huge settlements for mishandling FHA loans
by Jim Dalrymple II Oct 30
The FHA's new "floor" will be $314,827 for single-family homes in most of the nation's 3,000-plus counties
by Lew Sichelman Dec 28
Rising mortgage rates have caused refinance loan originations to drop to its lowest point since Q2 2014
by Marian McPherson Sep 12
Attom Data Solutions reports the US median home value higher than in 2005
by Jennifer Riner Jul 28