While 30-year fixed mortgage rates tend to steal all the headlines, 15-year fixed mortgage rates quietly reached record lows this week as well, per Freddie Macâs weekly survey. This morning, Freddie announced that the 30-year fixed fell to a new record low 2.65%, down from 2.67% last week. That was the first record low of [&hellip
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If youâre an existing homeowner, get excited, very excited. A new forecast from Zillow says home prices are going to rise 10.3% from this November until November 2021. Thatâs on top of the already stellar growth realized since around 2012, when home prices seemed to bottom and begin their meteoric and historic ascent. Those fortunate [&hellip
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It makes sense that the mortgage industry would see its best quarter in history during a global pandemic. Okay, it doesnât make sense, but thatâs what happened anyway, per the latest Mortgage Monitor report from Black Knight. Mortgage Lenders Originated $1.1 Trillion in Home Loans During the Second Quarter Mortgage lenders experienced best quarter in [&hellip
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The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) has proposed a new loss mitigation method to help homeowners with VA loans in COVID-19 related forbearance get back on track. The new program, known as the COVID-19 Veterans Assistance Partial Claim Payment program, or COVID-VAPCP for kind of shorter, somewhat mirrors existing programs offered by the FHA and [&hellip
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Single and ready to buy a home? According to a new analysis, single homeownership is at its highest rate since at least 1900.
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When youâre in debt, getting calls from debt collectors is common. But can debt collectors call on holidays? Although there are no regulations that specifically make calling on holidays illegal, there are regulations that prohibit debt collectors from contacting consumers at unusual or known inconvenient times.Â Find out more about the answer to this common… Read More
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Current FHA loan limits for every U.S. county. Check your local FHA loan limit for 1-unit, 2-unit, 3-unit, and 4-unit homes. Limits start at $350K.
Way to rain on our parade, Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac. Just when mortgage rates were hitting record lows, the pair decided to add a new fee to mortgage refinances in light of the ongoing pandemic. Simply put, they expect more losses related to a higher rate of loan defaults, and are adjusting their pricing [&hellip
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