A Government Fee Ends. Will Mortgage Rates Now Fall?
Home Prices & Sales | 4 min read
A Government Fee Ends. Will Mortgage Rates Now Fall? Mortgage rates should be lower. Not just because that would be great for real estate investors and h
Inflation & The Great Mortgage Rate Surprise
Home Prices & Sales | 6 min read
Inflation & The Great Mortgage Rate Surprise The real worry for real estate investors, property owners, and mortgage borrowers is that inflation
Will real estate taxes change with a new Congress?
Home Prices & Sales | 4 min read
Will real estate taxes change with a new Congress? Under the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017 (TCJA) several benefits long associated with residential rea
Will less student debt mean more real estate demand?
Mortgage & Finance | 4 min read
Will less student debt mean more real estate demand? Americans owe more that $1.5 trillion in student debt and you have to wonder why. In such counties a
Why is mortgage debt not a lot higher?
Mortgage & Finance | 3 min read
Why is mortgage debt not a lot higher? Americans have a lot of mortgage debt, but is that something to worry about? Any number of news outl
Will mortgage rates remain stable for the next few years?
Mortgage & Finance | 4 min read
Will mortgage rates remain stable for the next few years? Have we entered a new mortgage financing era, a time when rates are largely stable and only move wit
U.S. Residential Loan Origination Dollar Volume Drops to Three-Year Low in Q1 2017
Mortgage & Finance | 6 min read
U.S. Residential Loan Origination Dollar Volume Drops to Three-Year Low in Q1 2017 Refinance Originations at More Than 10-Year Low, Purchase Originations at Three-Year Low; Non-Marrie
U.S. Home Refinance Originations Post 20 Percent Annual Increase in Q4 2016 Even as Purchase Originations Decline
Mortgage & Finance | 6 min read
U.S. Home Refinance Originations Post 20 Percent Annual Increase in Q4 2016 Even as Purchase Originations Decline Non-Bank Share of Purchase Loans Increasing, Traditional Bank Share Decreasing; VA Loan Share Pulls
U.S. Home Refinance Originations Increase 16 Percent in Q3 2016
Mortgage & Finance | 6 min read
U.S. Home Refinance Originations Increase 16 Percent in Q3 2016 Purchase Originations Down 11 Percent from Year Ago, HELOC Originations Down 6 Percent; VA Loan Shar