February 24, 2017
Tampa Bay has the third fastest appreciating housing market in the country, part of a Southern real estate resurgence, according to home market tracker Zillow.
The reduction in refinance activity as the mortgage industry pivots toward purchase transactions amid higher interest rates has caused loan defect and fraud risk to rise, according to First American Financial Corp.
President Trump signed an executive order Friday requiring every agency to establish a task force focused on eliminating unnecessary regulations.
Small investors, not first-time homebuyers, are driving home prices to unaffordable highs, according to a new report from Attom Data Solutions and Clear Capital.
February 24, 2017
Purchases of new homes in January were slower than forecast, signaling an increase in mortgage rates may be giving some potential buyers pause.
St. Louis area house prices rose 6.2% last year, their biggest annual gain since 2003.
Teresa Bryce Bazemore, the president of Radian Guaranty, will retire from the private mortgage insurer at the end of April.
Mortgage industry hiring and new job appointments for the week ending Feb. 24.
Biased housing finance practices perpetuate the wealth gap between whites and communities of color.
The bank is holding on to $31.7 million of the notes to be issued in the $635 million conduit transaction in order to comply with risk retention rules, according to ratings agency presale reports.
CoreLogic reported a 90% year-over-year decline in net income during the fourth quarter, as impairment charges more than offset the company's revenue gains.
Home sales in Connecticut got off to a good start in 2017, with sales and prices rising in January.
Driven by investor uncertainty, mortgage interest rates have moved by two basis points or less for four consecutive weeks, according to Freddie Mac.
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.
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