GFP Real Estate is pleased to announce that its "Support Ukraine in Crisis" campaign raised more than $200,000 to support humanitarian relief efforts on the ground in Ukraine.
Commercial mortgage delinquencies increased in the third quarter of 2023, according to the Mortgage Bankers Association’s (MBA) latest Commercial Delinquency Report. “Not unexpectedly
Elevated mortgage rates that averaged 7.62% in October per Freddie Mac, the highest rate since 2000, depressed buyer demand and pushed down new home sales in October. Sales of newly built, single-family homes in October fell 5.6% to a
Restb.ai AI-powered computer vision technology offers lenders, appraisers image validation solution designed for GSE-compliance
National banks and mortgage lenders are scrambling to incorporate image recognition into their appraisal review process
The Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA) today announced the conforming loan limit values (CLLs) for mortgages Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac (the Enterprises) will acquire in 2024. In most of the
The Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) Builder Application Survey (BAS) data for October 2023 shows mortgage applications for new home purchases increased 39.7 percent compared from a
When financing homes and properties, many homeowners and borrowers think going directly to banks is the most straightforward option. However, a more effective alternative is seeking professional help from a mortgage broker.
Federal Housing Administration Helps Over 765,000 Families Buy Homes and Maintains a Strong Insurance...
Annual Report to Congress for fiscal year 2023 highlights impact of insurance premium reduction, assistance for approximately two
The delinquency rate for mortgage loans on one-to-four-unit residential properties increased to a seasonally adjusted rate of 3.62 percent of all loans outstanding at the end of the third
Buyer income annual increase of 22% is largest on record (from $88,000 in 2022 report); down payments jumped to highest percentages in two decades
This month, the Department of Veterans Affairs reduced premiums for most Veterans and Service members insured under the Veterans’ Mortgage Life Insurance program.
Lance Drummond will become chair of Freddie Mac's Board of Directors, the company announced today. A member of the Board since 2015, Drummond will succeed Sara Mathew, who will retire as Board chair and as a Director in February 2024, as required by the company's bylaws.
Homebuyer affordability improved slightly in September, with the national median payment applied for by purchase applicants decreasing to $2,155 from $2,170 in August. This is according to
Despite elevated mortgage rates averaging above 7%, single-family starts posted a solid gain in September as more buyers are turning to new homes because of a dearth of inventory in the
MBA Statement on the Biden Administration’s Announcement on Commercial Property Conversions to Housing
Bob Broeksmit, CMB, President and CEO of the Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA), released the following statement on the Biden
Despite mortgage rates that are at a 23-year high, new home sales posted a double-digit percentage gain in September because of a lack of inventory in the resale market.
MISMO®, the real estate finance industry's standards organization, today announced that it has published the Version 3.5 Property and Valuation Services (PaVS) Implementation Guide
FinLocker and Milestones Announce a Strategic Alliance to Enable a Seamless Homebuyer-to-Homeowner Experience
The integration of Milestones and FinLocker will provide mortgage lenders with a comprehensive solution to attract, nurture, and
Mortgage credit availability increased in September according to the Mortgage Credit Availability Index (MCAI), a report from the Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) that analyzes data from ICE
Homebuyer affordability declined in August with the national median payment applied for by purchase applicants increasing to $2,170 from 2,162 in July. This is according to the Mortgage