Top lawmakers are clashing over whether overregulation is overhyped – and things are getting nasty
Sales exceeded year-ago figures, but were still the second lowest of 2017
Public officials and housing analysts are closely watching President Obama's pick to lead the Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA), particularly with regard to the future stance on mortgage forbearance and principal reductions of home loans guaranteed by the U.S. government.
The USDA Rural Refinance Pilot program, launched in February of 2012, has drawn criticism from mortgage originators who say there is no profit to be made from the loan.
Investors may be snapping up the sparse number of homes on the market, but close realtor relationships and savvy personal, customer service skills can be the ticket to helping financed borrowers win over a cash buyer.
Six years after the start of the foreclosure crisis, American homeowners are paying their mortgages like the housing crash never happened.
Prices for U.S. commercial property last month rose above a peak reached in 2007 as low interest rates and financing availability helped increase values, according to research firm Green Street Advisors Inc.
One truth about sales and marketing is that customers buy for emotional reasons. For years, lenders bought mortgage technology solutions that allowed them to do business faster, more easily and at less cost.