Residential refis make up 55% of home loans in first quarter
Spurred by historically low interest rates, new refinances made up about $328.5 billion in total dollar volume in Q1, up 105 percent from the same period last year
by Lillian Dickerson May 20
4.1M Americans are now enrolled in mortgage forbearance plans
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
Mortgage applications surge along with refis
Mortgage application activity increased by 15.3%, and the refinance index increased 26% during the week ending March 27
FHA and VA latest mortgage servicers to relax standards
The federal mortgage servicers recently joined Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac in offering alternatives to traditional appraisals and employment verifications
by Lillian Dickerson Mar 31
How to use a federal home loan for mortgage insurance
The ins and outs of using loans for coverage
by Amanda Rosenblatt Sep 11
Shattering 4 myths about VA loans
Ellie Mae report busts home loan misconceptions
by Samantha Reeves Dec 2