Home value appreciation is ramping up in housing markets across the South, led by cities in Tennessee, Florida and Texas.
February 23, 2017
U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin's seriousness about overhauling the nation's $10 trillion mortgage market will soon be tested.
Chicago home sales and prices heated up in January after an early winter freeze.
February 22, 2017
Sales of previously owned homes climbed for the fifth time in six months to the highest level since 2007, indicating housing-market momentum will extend into 2017.
January home sales topped last year's kickoff levels, as more buyers apparently jumped into the market early to beat the springtime rush.
The market share of mortgage applications submitted for refinancings hit an eight-year low as total activity decreased 2% from one week earlier, according to the Mortgage Bankers Association.
Texas home sales hit record levels last year for both prices and the number of properties purchased.
Economic growth and lasting positive change within the mortgage industry require carefully considered strategy and close analysis of potential scenarios, not hastily-conceived executive orders.
High origination volume and increased nonbank participation fueled another banner year for warehouse lenders, according to The Reynolds Group.
Commercial mortgage loan originations in 2017 are expected to increase 3% over last year to a record high, as market fundamentals and property prices remain strong, according to the Mortgage Bankers Association.
With low down payment and credit score requirements, the Federal Housing Administration loan program is an attractive option for first-time homebuyers. Here's a look at the top 10 housing markets for FHA lending.
February 21, 2017
A federal appeals court upheld a ruling that barred hedge funds from suing to overturn the U.S. government's 2012 decision to capture billions of dollars in the profits generated by the mortgage guarantors Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac after their bailout.
After tapping the brakes in 2016, apartment developers in the Twin Cities are shifting into overdrive.
On the heels of a record-setting year for sales of existing homes in Wisconsin, January's market kept the momentum going in 2017 by posting the most sales for that month since 2005.
The Chicago Federal Home Loan Bank experienced a significant jump in mortgage originations in 2016 due to a "re-introduction" of its traditional Mortgage Partnership Finance loan product.
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