Are regulators paying enough attention to nonbank lenders?
The refinance share of mortgage activity decreased to its lowest level since July
The program offers amounts in excess of Fannie Mae and FHFA county loan limits
The share of all mortgage loans closed in January that were refinances rose to 45%, up 5 percentage points from December
Many major metropolitan areas are difficult for first-time homebuyers
LendingTree found Southeast and Midwest cities as most accessible for aspiring homeowners