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  • Homeowners may have a small window to snag a lower rate As mortgage rates continue to slide, homeowners who were locked into rates north of 5 percent can benefit; especially if their credit...
    Created: 1/17/2019 10:52:53 PM
  • showing the impact student debt is having on delaying homeownership. A 2017 NAR study found that student debt delayed homeownership by about seven years. It also had an impact on the rest of...
    Created: 1/17/2019 3:31:06 PM
  • to the National Association of REALTORS® for comment on the impact on home sales. It’s not so much an issue of missed mortgage payments, NAR Chief Economist Lawrence Yun told CNN. He says...
    Created: 1/17/2019 3:31:05 PM
  • jump-start the Rural Housing Loan Program, which has been unable to process mortgage applications since the partial federal government shutdown began nearly a month ago. © Hill Street Studios...
    Created: 1/17/2019 3:31:05 PM
  • a regulation of the title insurance industry that prohibits insurers
    Created: 1/17/2019 1:59:57 PM
  • ministerial brigandage is occurring all across the vast acronym jungle—EPA, FDA, EEOC, FDIC, et al.—of the administrative state. Our civil servants have gone on a frolic of their own. What Congress...
    Created: 1/17/2019 11:34:52 AM
  • real estate market has bounced back from the housing bubble as most foreclosures are due to natural disasters, according to Attom Data Solutions. Overall foreclosure filings — properties with...
    Created: 1/17/2019 10:24:23 AM
  • The housing market set some records last year, but they weren't necessarily welcome ones. Home sales tanked 12.1% in the month of December, according to a Remax report, marking the...
    Created: 1/17/2019 10:24:22 AM
  • to your accounts and make sure the savings app you choose offers FDIC insurance. ARTICLE CONTINUES AFTER 5. The Weather-Dependent Challenge Budget blogger Melissa Berry at Sunburnt Saver created...
    Created: 1/17/2019 9:18:21 AM
  • WASHINGTON — As the housing market anxiously awaits the Trump administration's plans for the future of Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac, the list of outside proposals for reforming the government-sponsored...
    Created: 1/17/2019 8:52:36 AM
  • Mortgage rates remained flat after dropping for six consecutive weeks as negative economic news was balanced with a more positive outlook on housing, according to Freddie Mac. 30-Year FRM...
    Created: 1/17/2019 8:52:34 AM
  • Bankers Association (MBA) Builder Application Survey (BAS) data for December 2018 shows mortgage applications for new home purchases decreased 6.1 percent from a year ago. Compared to November...
    Created: 1/17/2019 6:57:10 AM
  • category has a housing supply to last for more than 16 months. New home sales rose 22.4% last year in Ada County. Used-home sales fell 4.1%. "That doesn't surprise me at all," said Rick Gehrke...
    Created: 1/17/2019 5:49:04 AM
  • 10’000 Hours/ Mortgage rates keep moving lower, and homebuyers and homeowners are rushing to take advantage. The benchmark 30-year fixed mortgage rate fell to 4.59 percent — a new nine-month...
    Created: 1/17/2019 5:08:19 AM
  • Several closely watched mortgage rates trended down today. The average for a 30-year fixed-rate mortgage slid down, but the average rate on a 15-year fixed were flat. Meanwhile, the average rate...
    Created: 1/17/2019 3:57:56 AM
  • its fourth week, has delayed the release of several reports ranging from new home sales to soybean purchases. Much of the data is normally published by the Commerce Department, but other agencies...
    Created: 1/17/2019 3:28:20 AM
  • Does it matter if the bank is regulated by the OCC, the FDIC, or the Fed? Should you buy or build a bank? Would you need to buy the whole bank, or could you just buy a percentage of the shares?...
    Created: 1/17/2019 1:12:02 AM
  • its fourth week, has delayed the release of several reports ranging from new home sales to soybean purchases. Much of the data is normally published by the Commerce Department, but other agencies like the Treasury and the Department of Agriculture...
    Created: 1/16/2019 3:51:25 PM
  • remains in a broad slowdown. The National Association of Home Builders/Wells Fargo Housing Market Index increased to 58 in January from a three-year low of 56 in the prior month , according...
    Created: 1/16/2019 11:26:02 AM
  • respondents, compared to other obstacles, including 17.9% who cited the competitive housing market and 13.2% who said qualifying for a mortgage are their biggest concerns. The study, commissioned...
    Created: 1/16/2019 11:26:01 AM
  • as purchase lending plateaus. While affordability constraints from higher home prices and mortgage rates are putting downward pressure on first-mortgage originations, the higher levels of home...
    Created: 1/16/2019 9:54:15 AM
  • are always or almost always required to represent the interests of the home buyer or seller they’re working with. However, they’re confused when agents can also work with the other party. “Today...
    Created: 1/16/2019 9:31:29 AM
  • Several National Association of REALTORS® leaders made this year’s list, including NAR CEO Bob Goldberg (No. 7); Bill Malkasian, chief advocacy officer and senior vice president (No. 39); John...
    Created: 1/16/2019 9:31:29 AM
  • fleeting window for lower interest rates. The Mortgage Bankers Association's Weekly Mortgage Applications Survey for the week ending Jan. 11 increased 13.5% from the previous week. The seasonally...
    Created: 1/16/2019 8:22:19 AM
  • a nice, safe location with good schools (and are unfamiliar with the housing market), you’ll initially be shocked with disbelief over the costs. At first, you’ll think that the real estate agent...
    Created: 1/16/2019 8:19:59 AM
  • 41% return on assets was the highest in the 32 years the FDIC has tracked the data. “The largest banks are operating from a position of strength,” says Chris Vanderpool, senior analyst at S&P...
    Created: 1/16/2019 6:49:50 AM