Holding the line on interest rates can be good for originators overall, but might have some negative impact in markets with tight inventory
The Fed will likely hold the line on short-term interest rates at its meeting next week
October housing starts and permits are expected to increase, but multifamily development will still outpaced single-family construction.
One more global economic giant is sliding, but does it matter here in the U.S,? Doesn’t look like it; investors and traders ignoring it as is the situation with the U.S. equity markets.
The MBS market's knee jerk reaction to 10-year note yield jumped this morning pushed prices down. The 10-year shot up following news of better retail sales.
Credit availability got tighter last month, according to the MBA -- but relief may be on the way
Borrowers cashed out about $8 billion in home equity in the third quarter -- but will the trend continue?
Real estate needs a pick-me-up, something of a surprise considering that home values remain below 2007 prices and mortgage rates continue to hover around 4%.What can we do to perk-up the housing sector? One answer might be help from the Federal Reserve.