Coronavirus

September 18, 2020 3:43 PM
Remote, homeowner-assisted appraisals used amid the coronavirus could be a useful tool post-pandemic, in limited circumstances.
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September 15, 2020 9:07 AM
After flattening over the three prior weeks, the number of loans going into coronavirus-related forbearance dove at a rate not seen since early August, according to the Mortgage Bankers Association.
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September 14, 2020 11:42 AM
Many states currently have temporary work-from-home guidance for licensed mortgage professionals that extends through at least Dec. 31, but some have fall expiration dates.
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September 11, 2020 11:31 AM
From an increased interest in outdoor space to a need for a dedicated home office, the pandemic has created new drivers for refinancing, moving and other housing decisions, TD Bank found.
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September 8, 2020 4:57 PM
"The current economic crisis continues to disproportionately impact borrowers with FHA and VA loans," said Mike Fratantoni, the MBA's senior vice president and chief economist.
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September 4, 2020 1:04 PM
Today there are 1 million fewer Americans in forbearance than there were at the peak in May, according to Black Knight.
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August 27, 2020 1:42 PM
While the overall amount of foreclosures continued to decline due to the coronavirus moratorium, the share of zombie properties grew during the third quarter, according to Attom Data Solutions.
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August 25, 2020 2:48 PM
The housing market reaped the rewards of new construction increasing before the coronavirus took effect, netting a boost in July sales, according to Redfin.
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August 17, 2020 4:45 PM
The number of loans going into coronavirus-related forbearance decreased for the ninth consecutive week, according to the Mortgage Bankers Association.
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August 13, 2020 11:38 AM
But the 30-year fixed remains below 3%, which should continue to support increased demand.
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