Disaster survivors affected by the severe storms and floods from Tropical Storm Imelda, can visit local home improvement stores in Houston, Pasadena and Webster for rebuilding tips from mitigation experts.
WASHINGTON, D.C. - RealEstateRama - The Mortgage Bankers Association's (MBA) latest Forbearance and Call Volume Survey revealed that the total number of loans now in...
Selling houses for cash in Sarasota is an excellent option for any home seller, especially if your house is in poor repair or if you want to walk away from the property quickly. There are also many other advantages to working with cash buyers versus
HomeKeepr, the leading referral-only online community of REALTORS®, home service professionals and homeowners, today announced it has surpassed the nine-million recommendation mark. The company has signed on more than 300,000 real estate, mortgage, and insurance professionals who have in turn recommended more than 500,000 unique home service contractors and other local businesses to homeowners over nine million times.
Mortgage credit availability increased in August according to the Mortgage Credit Availability Index (MCAI), a report from the Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) that analyzes data from Ellie Mae's AllRegs® Market Clarity® business information tool
The Mortgage Bankers Association's (MBA) latest Forbearance and Call Volume Survey revealed that the total number of loans now in forbearance remained unchanged relative to the prior week at 3.25% as of August 22, 2021. According to MBA's estimate, 1.6
When you take out a loan for your mortgage, you will come across two types of mortgage loan types - fixed and adjustable. Each of the two has its advantages and knowing which one to go for, based on your financial situation
Owning a dream home is the aim of many people. The hard part is putting into place the steps in order to get that dream home. With prices increasing across the country, and wages not keeping up with that house price growth, you have to be creative in order to make sure that you can get the house that is perfect for your family.
When planning to buy a new home choosing the correct mortgage option is an important step. Organizing your budget and checking the amount of payment that works allows you to decide which type to go with. Understanding the various options makes this task easier.
The Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) Builder Application Survey (BAS) data for July 2021 shows mortgage applications for new home purchases decreased 27.4 percent compared from a year ago. Compared to June 2021, applications decreased by 4 percent. This change does not include any adjustment for typical seasonal patterns
Continued low levels of housing inventory, combined with record-low mortgage rates spurring housing demand, have caused an increase in median sales prices for existing single-family homes in all but one of 183 measured markets during the second quarter
It goes without saying that it is always good to save some money knowing that you are safe in case some urgent need comes by or an unexpected situation. Although it does not always work like you want to or planned to
Acting United States Attorney M. Rhett DeHart announced today that three South Carolinians have been sentenced by a federal judge after pleading guilty to bank fraud charges in schemes that defrauded the federal government’s Troubled Asset Relief Program (TARP).
The Fannie Mae (FNMA/OTCQB) Home Purchase Sentiment Index® (HPSI) decreased 3.9 points to 75.8 in July, as consumers continue to report concerns related to high home prices and a lack of homes for sale. While all six components declined month over month
The Securities and Exchange Commission today announced securities fraud charges against recidivist Michael Shustek, the CEO of several Las Vegas real estate investment trusts (REITs), and his wholly owned investment advisory firm, Vestin Mortgage
Before you buy your dream house or even your starter home, you will have to pick the lender who will work with you through the process. Of course, the process originates with your real estate agent, though your mortgage lender is just as valuable.
The Mortgage Bankers Association's (MBA) latest Forbearance and Call Volume Survey revealed that the total number of loans now in forbearance decreased by 2 basis points from 3.50% of servicers' portfolio volume in the prior week to 3.48% as of July
In the entire long-term cost of a house, the mortgage interest rates play a significant role. While borrowers want mortgages with the lowest interest rates, lenders must find a way to control their uncertainties, and this is through the interest rates they accredit. However, low-interest-rate mortgages are only available for borrowers with the most cosmic credit records
Before you can get a mortgage, you must show a great level of commitment. In British Columbia, the procedure can be quite tedious and may even be your biggest monetary commitment so far. That is why you need to calculate the mortgage you want
France is a dream destination for many reasons. From delicious food items, stunning beaches to museums and art galleries in the exquisite landscapes--- all of these make France a popular tourist destination.