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Texas home prices are headed higher this year
...probably between 5% and 6% after 3% last year." The Texas housing market heads into 2020 with a surge in activity. "January and February have been really good," Gaines said at a housing outlook......

Refinance rates today, February 27, 2020 | Rates ease
...see where rates are right now? Lenders nationwide respond to Bankrate’s weekday mortgage rates survey to bring you the most current rates available. Here you can see the latest marketplace......

Benchmark mortgage rate slides with financial markets
...3.75 percent, according to Bankrate’s weekly survey of large lenders. Mortgage rates have declined in lockstep with the 10-year Treasury note, which closely tracks mortgage rates. Stocks and......

Will servicers be able to better control costs in the next downturn?
...share of distressed loans with shorter-term, curable delinquencies along with a strong housing market and increased stability in the regulatory landscape are the primary drivers of this decline......

Where iBuyers Are Your Biggest Competition
...metros experiencing strong iBuyer activity will alo likely see a growth in home sales. “It’s a seller’s market right now, but this can be a double-edged sword for sellers who also are looking......

The Share of Single Homeowners Is at Record High
...delayed marriage to put their careers first. Also adding singles to the housing market: the rising number of Americans who have divorced later in life. In 2018, a record 16.1% of people 55......

Homeowners Sound Off on Their Biggest Housing Worries
...home prices have some homeowners concerned, they are still upbeat about the housing market overall. And they’re upbeat about their equity: 55% of respondents said they believe their home’s value......

Why It’s an Epic Time to be a Multifamily Investor
...the economy.  Long-term Safety On an industry specific level, a tight housing market along with shifting demographics has resulted in a decline in home ownership from 70 percent before the......

Existing-home sales are up again in South Florida
...a walkable neighborhood and have a carefree lifestyle," Batchelor said. Total home sales increased by 15.6% year over year, from 1,607 sales in January 2019 to 1,857 sales in January 2020. Condo......

Mortgage application volume up, poised for more growth next week
...gains in purchase volume. At the same time, the MBA's Weekly Mortgage Applications Survey for the week ending Feb. 21 found that the refinance index decreased 1% from the previous week , although......

New Home Sales Spike — But Homebuilders Still Need To Step It Up
especially at lower price points. Getty The number of new home sales hit an almost 13-year high last month, according to data released by the U.S. Census Bureau this morning. In total, new......

Sales of new homes reach highest level since July 2007
...of cheaper borrowing costs, favorable weather and a resilient labor market. Single-family home sales rose 7.9% to a 764,000 annualized pace in January, exceeding the median estimate in a Bloomberg......

Military debt consolidation loans and alternatives
...Unless spending is reined in, debt trouble could resurface Market conditions influence mortgage rates You risk foreclosure Alternatives to military debt consolidation loans If you’re deep......

Mortgage rates are plunging with the financial markets, but why aren’t they even lower?
...driven by coronavirus concerns, the 10-year Treasury note, a key bellwether for mortgage rates , plunged to a record low of 1.31 percent on Tuesday, breaking a low set in July 2016. The Dow......

Need A Roommate? This $45 Million Spanish Startup Just Launched In New York City
...will certainly be tested by entering the crowded and complex New York housing market. But as Frank Sinatra once famously said of New York, “If I can make it there, I can make it anywhere.” And......

Mortgage Applications Increase in Latest MBA Weekly Survey Feb 26, 2020
) -  Mortgage applications increased 1.5 percent from one week earlier, according to data from the Mortgage Bankers Association's (MBA) Weekly Mortgage Applications Survey for the week ending......

Refinance rates today, February 26, 2020 | Rates dip
...see where rates are right now? Lenders nationwide respond to Bankrate’s weekday mortgage rates survey to bring you the most current rates available. Here you can see the latest marketplace......

Why Your Brokerage Should Be A One-Stop Shop For Homebuyers And Sellers
...Without them, a closing could be postponed. But access to an in-house title insurance service helps increase communication and awareness of details like this between the broker and title firm......

Stock markets are still in 'fear mode'
...Brands, Marriott and Square follow after the close. Also today: New US home sales for January post at 10 a.m. ET. Coming tomorrow: The second estimate for US GDP growth in the final three months...

Mortgage rates today, February 26, 2020 | Rates drop
karamysh/Shutterstock Multiple benchmark mortgage rates declined today. The average rates on 30-year fixed and 15-year fixed mortgages both dropped. On the variable-mortgage side, the average......

Acute Housing Need Means Brisk New Home Sales
Landsea Homes’ rapid sales are a response to Northern California’s high demand for quality......

January 2020 Existing-Home Sales
NAR released a summary of existing-home sales data showing that housing market activity this January declined 1.3% from December 2019. January’s sales of existing homes improved 9.6 %......

Mr. Cooper records a profit for the second consecutive quarter
...and in the fourth quarter, there was an approximately 10-basis-point rise in mortgage rates and a similar rise in the 10-year and five-year swap rates," Chris Marshall, vice chairman and chief......

Racial Disparities Persist on Path to Homeownership
...who tended to spend the least. The report followed the release of NAR’s Fair Housing Action Plan on Jan. 8, in which NAR renewed its commitment to advance fair housing protections by educating......

Mortgage Rates Plunge to 8-Year Low Amid Coronavirus Fears
...search. IE users, please download Firefox , Chrome , or Edge . February 25, 2020 Mortgage rates are falling fast, and they could sink even lower. Mortgage News Daily......