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Self-employed buyers don’t have to miss out on homeownership | 2019-08-13

Self-employed buyers don’t have to miss out on homeownership | 2019-08-13

The gig economy, comprised of self-employed and freelance workers, has been growing over the last few years. According to the Bureau of Labor...
Freddie Mac mortgage rates 3-year range

Mortgage rollercoaster: Originations rise to nearly 2-year high after falling to 4-year low |...

Things looked bleak for the mortgage business earlier this year, as data from the Federal Reserve Bank of New York’s Center for Microeconomic...
July occupancy markets

Multifamily occupancy rates keep rising | 2019-08-13

Apartment occupancy rates climbed in July to their highest level since in since 2000, according to a report from RealPage, which revealed that occupancy rates rose 0.4% from...
REITs eye opportunities in the mortgage market as government pulls back | 2019-06-03

Fitch: GSE reform won’t hurt Fannie, Freddie’s ratings | 2019-08-13

With word circulating that a plan for GSE reform is imminent, Fitch Ratings Agency released a review of what might happen to the...
CoreLogic: Declining foreclosure rates highlight the nation's strong job market | 2019-08-13

CoreLogic: Declining foreclosure rates highlight the nation’s strong job market | 2019-08-13

The U.S. mortgage delinquency rate declined in May, according to the Home Price Index report from CoreLogic, a global property information, analytics and data-enabled solutions provider. Nationally,...
Fannie Mae lowers mortgage rate forecast and says home-price growth will accelerate | 2019-07-16

FHFA flip-flops, won’t blacklist VantageScore as FICO alternative for Fannie and Freddie | 2019-08-13

In a rather surprising development, the Federal Housing Finance Agency announced Tuesday that it will allow Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac to consider using VantageScore as...
Krebs says the SEC is investigating First American data exposure | 2019-08-13

Krebs says the SEC is investigating First American data exposure | 2019-08-13

The Securities and Exchange Commission is reportedly investigating a security incident involving First American’s website that may have exposed more than 885 million records related...
Housing starts slid further in June as rising construction costs weakened the market | 2019-07-17

Urban Institute: Gap slowly closing for Hispanic homeownership | 2019-08-13

While the rate of homeownership for Hispanics has grown in the past few years, a recent study by Urban Institute shows that only two...
Mortgage Tech Rundown: Freddie Mac, Fiserv and Xignite | 2019-07-01

Eisman, famed for shorting subprime, explains why he’s betting against Zillow | 2019-08-13

Steve Eisman, the Neuberger Berman portfolio manager who famously profited during the financial crisis by betting against subprime mortgages, criticized Zillow’s business model...
Trade groups cast doubt over FHA’s attempt to remove lending roadblocks | 2019-07-15

House committee: Big bank leadership is mostly white, mostly male | 2019-08-13

A review of the nation’s largest banks reveals that not a single female or minority sits at the helm as CEO. This revelation was...

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Lender risk from CFPB underwriting rule tested in Ohio case

Lenders have long worried that borrowers would use the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau's mortgage underwriting rule to fight foreclosure in court. But the...
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Most people retain the services of a real estate professional when they wish to put their homes on the market. This method of...
The Margarido House Returns With a $4.4 Million Price Tag

The Margarido House Returns With a $4.4 Million Price Tag

The first LEED Platinum Certified home in Northern California was built on a Rockridge lot with views at 5950 Margarido Drive back in...
As mortgage rates drop, the trick is finding a house

As mortgage rates drop, the trick is finding a house

Wall Street’s anxiety over the Trump administration’s trade war with China could herald lower mortgage rates for homebuyers, but...

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