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A healthy housing market is expected to buoy purchase mortgage volumes this year, while rising rates will put a damper on refinancing, according to a report from rating agency DBRS.
Commercial and multifamily mortgage loan originations barely budged overall during the first quarter when compared to the same period last year, according to the Mortgage Bankers Association.
Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway expanded its bet on residential real estate as his company's Clayton unit acquired Goodall Homes.
Mortgage professional hiring and new job appointments for the week ending April 29.
Affordable and attainable housing is not just a hot topic in Southwest Florida.
The number of homes sold in metro Baton Rouge, La., rose by 7.7% in March, thanks to double-digit sales increases in East Baton Rouge and Livingston parishes.
Mortgage software provider Ellie Mae reported a dip in net income as a result of increased sales, marketing and research expenses that outweighed revenue gains.
Misrepresentations on mortgage applications have inched up nationwide for the first time since July, thanks in part to trends in the energy and agricultural sectors which are creating pressure in the South, according to First American Financial Corp.
Arch Capital had a 77% increase in the mortgage insurance segment's operating income, and its U.S. unit saw its new insurance written increase by 34%.
Mortgage rates hitched a ride with rising Treasury yields this week, according to Freddie Mac.
The taxable value of Palm Beach County, Fla., and its 38 cities and towns grew by 6.7% from 2015 to 2016, inching closer to the historic high set in 2007 at the height of the housing boom.
The Community Development Trust, a national investor in affordable housing, is one of the new owners of affordable housing for low-income families, seniors and people with special needs in New Mexico.
ClosingCorp's board parted ways with Brian Benson and is looking for someone with experience in a high-growth technology environment.
Indianapolis is the best market for first-time homebuyers right now, according to research released Tuesday by Zillow.
Though parts of the country are still struggling to return to benchmark levels, many of the housing markets across the U.S. showed signs of improvement in February, according to Freddie Mac.
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