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Mortgage applications increase in spite of interest rate volatility

Mortgage applications increased 0.5% from one week earlier, although interest rate instability affected consumers' ability to get the best price for their loan,...
Robert Wilkie

VA pays back $400M in mortgage fees to improperly charged veterans

The Department of Veterans Affairs distributed more than $400 million in refunded home loan fees after finding exempt borrowers were mistakenly charged due...
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Sharp decline in Treasury rates boosts mortgage application volume

Mortgage applications jumped 5.2% from one week earlier as a drop in rates caused another surge in refinances, according to the Mortgage Bankers...
MCAI

Jumbo mortgage credit availability at record levels: MBA

September's increase in mortgage credit availability was driven by the expansion of jumbo and other nonconforming products to record levels, which overcame a...
NewDay to hire 100-plus entry-level mortgage workers in Baltimore area

NewDay to hire 100-plus entry-level mortgage workers in Baltimore area

NewDay USA, a lender specializing in loans to veterans and military service members, is addressing rate-driven increases in refinancing by hiring more than...
Ellie

Millennial homeowners ramp up the refis

Millennials took advantage of mortgage rates falling to near three-year-lows in August, increasing their refinance share to the highest percentage since December 2015,...
Apps jump

Mortgage rates fall back below 4%, driving increase in applications

Mortgage applications increased 8.1% from one week earlier as conventional mortgage rates fell under 4% again, according to the Mortgage Bankers Association.The rate...
Apps slip

Second week of rising mortgage rates cuts purchase application volume

The recent spike in mortgage interest rates reduced home purchase application activity last week, contributing to a 10.1% decline in total activity, according...
Applications flat

Mortgage applications flat as rates move back above 4%: MBA

Mortgage applications decreased 0.1% from one week earlier as conforming and jumbo interest rates climbed back above 4%, which slowed refinance activity, according...
Joseph Murin, former president of Ginnie Mae

Ginnie Mae punished his firm. Now, Trump may put him in charge.

A mortgage industry executive with ties to a firm penalized in a U.S. predatory lending crackdown is being considered by the Trump administration...

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Senate Democrats call on FHFA to undo changes to new Uniform Residential Loan Application – HousingWire

Senate Democrats call on FHFA to undo changes to new Uniform Residential Loan Application...

A group of nearly 20 top Senate Democrats, including five who are currently running for president, want the Federal Housing Finance Agency to undo a...
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Freddie using REMIC format for $589M CRT offering

Freddie Mac is now on board the REMIC train.A year after Fannie Mae launched its first credit-risk transfer securitization using a real estate...
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Actionable Real Estate Marketing Ideas for 2020 – Nakul Chandra

Real estate digital marketing possesses its own unique challenges to overcome. However, much like the highly tailored approaches other industries have developed, it...
Number of cost-burdened senior households hits all-time high – HousingWire

Number of cost-burdened senior households hits all-time high – HousingWire

Over the next two decades, households in their 80s will be the fastest-growing age group. That’s according to a recent study by the Joint...

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