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The Combined FBMSI, which measures the share of first-time buyers for both government-guaranteed and private-sector mortgages, stood at an estimated 52.2%, up from 51.2% and 51.8% respectively in April 2014 and 2013.
Freddie Mac is back in the market with its fourth risk-sharing deal of the year, as the government-sponsored enterprise continues in its push to alleviate the risk to the American taxpayers. Meet Freddie's latest STACR deal.
Nicole Richie may be a top reality TV star, along with her singer husband Joel Madden, but she is also branching out into real estate. And it's in California, too.
From the mid-'60s into the new millennium, these three cities in particular experienced phenomenal growth, but only contributed a small fraction to the growth of the nation. It’s this finding last month that underpins the need for a cohesive federal housing policy that can supersede some of the directions taken by local municipalities.
Recent housing reports point to the right conditions for house price growth to pick up even more. What's more, the continued steady growth in home sales this year will only add to the upward pressure.
The new regulation requirements for all states is going into effect soon. The good news is that a majority of states are already meeting these minimum requirements, which translates into fewer challenges for AMCs. Currently, 37 of the 54 states and territories impacted by this regulation are in compliance.
With the TRID implementation date only a few months away, Motivity Solutions released a new tool to help mortgage lenders comply with the deadline. What makes Movation unique is that it's tied directly to clients’ business processes to reveal data from a firm’s inner workings.
MERS once again wins in the appeal of a trial court ruling that held MERS did not have authority from the original lender to assign the mortgage. Want to know more?
Sales of new single-family houses in April 2015 were at a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 517,000, a gain driven by home sales in the Midwest even as the Northeast and West regions continue to drag. Here are the details.
The FHFA house price index rose a lower-than-expected 0.3% in March, not confirming a much stronger 1.0% gain for the S&P Case-Shiller index also released Tuesday.
Indications on home prices were rising solidly going into the spring selling season though there were some signs of stalling. S&P Case Shiller's adjusted 20-city house price index rose a very solid and slightly higher-than-expected 1.0%. Here's why it's up while the FHFA home price index is down.
The month of March saw the largest monthly gain in home prices in nearly two years, according to a new report from Black Knight Financial Services. Click through to see which states are performing the best and the worst. But note that the worst ones aren't even that bad right now.
TILA-RESPA and TRID are closing in – are you ready? Plus how weak is the recovery, will housing pull it through, and you say you want to ditch the MLS? Read on for all this and more.