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Austin-area home sales, median price set August records

Austin-area home sales, median price set August records

As the summer home-selling season comes to a close, the number of houses sold and the median price of those sales hit all-time...
Portland, Ore.

Portland homebuyers may have an edge as sales flatten

It appears a relatively good time to be a homebuyer in the Portland, Ore., area.Mortgage rates have fallen to near-record lows, and more...
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New-home mortgage apps take a leap in lower rate climate

The low mortgage rates of August drove new homebuyers to cannonball into the purchase market compared to the year before, according to the...
Homebuilder sentiment rises to 11-month high

Homebuilder sentiment rises to 11-month high

Sentiment among homebuilders climbed to the highest in almost a year on stronger current sales momentum, adding to signs that lower mortgage rates...
Philadelphia's housing market still booming, even as recession fears grow

Philadelphia’s housing market still booming, even as recession fears grow

If warning signs of a possible U.S. recession are currently flashing, Valeria Kremser doesn't see them in the Philadelphia housing market.Instead, she sees...
Construction supply

New construction home shortage will drag for years: Zillow

Property values recovered, and in some cases even surpassed housing bubble peaks, but the same can't be said for waning new construction activity,...
NAREB

QM patch’s end, recession could set black homeownership back further

With the qualified mortgage patch expiring and a recession likely, wealth inequities that have hurt black and millennial homeownership could worsen, according to...
Canadian home prices see biggest one-month gain in two years

Canadian home prices see biggest one-month gain in two years

Canadian home prices recorded their biggest gain in more than two years, and sales advanced for a sixth straight month in another sign...
In transit

Bill for transit-oriented affordable housing gets support from MBA

With the ongoing issue of the affordable housing crisis, the Mortgage Bankers Association got behind the Build More Housing Near Transit Act, a...
ARMCO

Fewer critical defects in closed mortgages, but income errors rise

While the critical defect rate for closed mortgage loans fell on a quarter-to-quarter basis, there were increases in income and packaging-related deficiencies, an...

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Women in Housing Leadership Awards Finalists Announced

On September 25, the mortgage and housing industry’s women business leaders will be recognized and honored at The Keystones—the 2019 Women in Housing...
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Average FICO score stands at record high | 2019-09-16

The average FICO score stands at 706, a record high, said Ethan Dornhelm, vice president of scores and predictive analytics at FICO. That compares...
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Builder activity, lower rates boost Fannie Mae’s origination estimates

Lower rates and signs that more affordable housing inventory is being built drove Fannie Mae's 2019 origination numbers higher in its latest forecast.The...
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