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Increasing amount of Americans are getting mortgages before marriage licenses

Increasing amount of Americans are getting mortgages before marriage licenses

According to the National Association of Realtors, the first-time homebuyer composition is now mirroring the change in marriage rates. In the 1960s, more than...
Instant mortgages: marketing tagline or reality?

Instant mortgages: marketing tagline or reality?

Instant mortgage approvals are one front of a three-front war for housing dominance I laid out to start 2020. Now let’s go a...
Front-loading is the next big step for digital mortgages

Front-loading is the next big step for digital mortgages

The digital mortgage has come a long way over the past few years, but one expert says the next big step will be...
Three-year low in rates makes 11.3 million mortgages refi-eligible

Three-year low in rates makes 11.3 million mortgages refi-eligible

A three-year low in the average U.S. rate for a 30-year fixed mortgage pushed the number of “refi eligible” borrowers to 11.3 million,...
Fannie Mae warns lenders: There is a growing list of fake employers showing up on mortgages

Fannie Mae warns lenders: There is a growing list of fake employers showing up...

Back in 2018, Fannie Mae issued a warning to lenders after identifying more than 30 apparently fake companies that were appearing on borrowers’ mortgage documentation...
FICO’s scoring tweaks won’t impact most mortgages

FICO’s scoring tweaks won’t impact most mortgages

Fair Isaac is updating the secret formula for FICO scores in a way that will make it tougher for some consumers to get...
Fraud risk on purchase mortgages climbs for the first time since March

Fraud risk on purchase mortgages climbs for the first time since March

For the first time since March, First American’s Loan Application Defect Index indicates the nation’s mortgage defect risk increased, but only for purchase mortgages. According to...
What do subprime mortgages and student loans have in common?

What do subprime mortgages and student loans have in common?

Higher education has always represented a gateway to financial stability in America, especially for those pursuing the American dream of homeownership. But let’s be...
First American says low mortgage rates are driving home price growth

Most lenders expect to keep making big money on mortgages

Recent data from the Mortgage Bankers Association revealed that lenders are now making more money per loan than they’ve made in almost seven...
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Lenders add expanded-criteria mortgages as credit availability grows

Mortgage lenders are increasingly introducing new loan programs outside of typical underwriting parameters in line with indicators suggesting that the availability of credit...

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Mortgage applications see a big drop this week

After a solid start with steady rises in 2020, mortgage applications have taken a hit this week. According to the Mortgage Bankers Association, mortgage...
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