What Happens When Markets & Surveys Collide?
RealtyTrac Reports | 6 min read
What Happens When Markets & Surveys Collide? Four times a year the Federal Reserve comes out with a Senior Loan Officer Opinion Survey, an effort
Why Real Estate Markets Could Quickly Stall
Mortgage & Finance | 5 min read
Why Real Estate Markets Could Quickly Stall Real estate is pretty much a numbers game and the two most important figures are home prices and mor
Could We See Negative Interest Rates?
Mortgage & Finance | 5 min read
Could We See Negative Interest Rates? It’s not something we think about very often, but lower interest rates are entirely possible,
Real Estate: Is Bad Weather The New Normal?
Real Estate Investing | 7 min read
Real Estate: Is Bad Weather The New Normal? There’s a mega-drought in California and flooding in Virginia. New York and New Jersey were de
Mortgages: What If There’s A Lender Shortage?
Mortgage & Finance | 7 min read
Mortgages: What If There’s A Lender Shortage? The usual assumption when getting a mortgage is that there are a ton of lenders out there fighting f
What If The Federal Reserve Is Irrelevant?
Mortgage & Finance | 5 min read
What If The Federal Reserve Is Irrelevant? Another month has come and gone, another month when the Federal Reserve passed on the opportunity to
Is There A New Home Shortage?
Mortgage & Finance | 4 min read
Is There A New Home Shortage? We’re not building enough new homes and that’s a big reason for the “persistent ho
Should ARMs Be More Popular?
Mortgage & Finance | 4 min read
Should ARMs Be More Popular? If you want to know why the Federal Reserve has been so uncertain about raising interest rates you d
New Fannie Mortgage Recognizes It Takes a Village for Some Homebuyers to Qualify
Mortgage & Finance | 5 min read
New Fannie Mortgage Recognizes It Takes a Village for Some Homebuyers to Qualify A new mortgage product will be available to borrowers later this year, one which represents the firs