Posts Tagged ‘fannie mae’

Report From GoBankingRates Shows Where Cost of Living is the Highest

June 19th, 2017

Today’s News Synopsis: A recent report from GoBankingRates showed which cities are seeing the cost of living increase the most.  In addition, Realtor.com released its own list of the top cities where homes listed at $1 million and more are increasing.  Fannie Mae just released their economic and housing outlook report

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Mortgage Delinquencies Decrease in March to Lowest in 10 Years

June 13th, 2017

Today’s News Synopsis: Mortgage delinquencies decreased 0.8% to 4.4% in March, their lowest in ten years.  Realtor.com released their latest list showing the most expensive homes being sold on the market.  REALICITY just announced its plans to release their new business model in New York very soon. In The News: CoreLogic – “CoreLogic Reports

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Homeowners Cannot Afford Their Mortgages In Half of U.S. Markets

June 9th, 2017

Sources: Black Knight’s April Mortgage Monitor: Q1 2017 Originations Fall 34 Percent, Led By 45 Percent Drop in Refinance Lending CoreLogic US Home Price Report Shows Prices Up 6.9 Percent in April 2017 A Seller’s Market?  Consumers Express Diverging Sentiment on Home Buying and Selling in May Home Flipping Volume Rises to Nine-Year High

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More Baby Boomers Moving Out of McMansions That Millennials Cannot Afford

June 7th, 2017

Today’s News Synopsis: Similar to Realtor.com, Redfin released their own list the most affordable towns on the beach to own a home.  The housing market as a whole may be facing a crisis as more baby boomers are moving out of their McMansions and more millennials are wanting to own a

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Shades of Blue and Gray Shown to Be the Best Colors To Add Value to your Home

June 1st, 2017

Today’s News Synopsis: Zillow discovered the wall color that seems to help homes sell the most is blue to light gray.  Freddie Mac released their latest report on mortgage rates, showing a decrease this week with 30-year rates now at 3.94% and 15-year rates at 3.19%.  Median home sizes for

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New Homes Sales Decrease 11.4%, But Not Because of Lack of Available Homes

May 23rd, 2017

Today’s News Synopsis: New homes sales decreased 11.4% in April after being at their highest in over 9 years according to the Commerce Department.  Despite the decrease in sales, the reason is not because not enough are being built, but rather not enough people can afford one.  Fannie Mae announced

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Construction on Multifamily Properties Decreased 2.6% Last Month

May 16th, 2017

Today’s News Synopsis: Construction on multifamily properties decreased 2.6% last month according to HUD and the Commerce Department.  Mortgage delinquency rates decreased to 4.71% at the end of the first quarter of 2017 according to the Mortgage Bankers Association.  Fannie Mae released their latest Economic and Housing Outlook, showing they

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Zillow Releases List of Best and Worst Markets for First-Time Homebuyers

May 12th, 2017

Sources: Housing Sentiment in April Rebounds Following March Dip Mortgage Rates Continue to Hold U.S. Foreclosure Activity in April 2017 Drops to Lowest Level Since November 2005 Housing Affordability Registers Slight Uptick in First Quarter These Cities Are the 10 Biggest Comeback Stories in U.S. Real Estate Freddie Mac Proposal Addresses Housing Needs in Underserved Markets $100

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Mortgage Loan Performance Continues to Improve According to CoreLogic

May 9th, 2017

Today’s News Synopsis: Mortgage Loan Performance Continues to Improve According to CoreLogic.  Realtor.com’s latest list shows the top cities where you can get the most out of your quarter-million dollars.  Research from different studies shows one factor that could have an effect on your mental health is actually the location

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Realtor.com Releases List of Cities that Made the Biggest Gains Since the Crash

May 8th, 2017

Today’s News Synopsis: Realtor.com released their list of the top cities that made the biggest comeback in the housing market since the Crash.  The latest Home Purchase Sentiment Index from Fannie Mae showed sentiment increased 2.2 percentage points last month after having decreased in March.  Freddie Mac is releasing a

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