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Commercial and Multifamily Mortgage Delinquencies Stay Low in the Third Quarter of 2019 Dec 5, 2019
...by office buildings, apartment buildings, shopping centers, or other income-producing properties. The FDIC delinquency rates for bank and thrift held mortgages reported here do include loans......

Statement of MBA President & CEO Robert D. Broeksmit, CMB, on FSOC’s 2019 Annual Report Dec 5, 2019
...mortgage servicing rights (MSR) market and spur competition and innovation across the housing market, which ultimately helps borrowers. We appreciate that the FSOC report recognizes these important......

2020 Will See ‘Historic Low Level’ Of Housing Inventory
...Both trends will contribute to a predicted 1.8% drop in existing home sales by 2020. Continued strong demand for housing—particularly options at the entry-level—is only exacerbating the issue......

Should you get a second mortgage?
...buy investment property. This can be risky, as a downturn in the housing market may lower the value of both properties. Getting a second mortgage to buy a car or pay for a vacation or other......

Weller Workforce Housing Launches
...and Weller Student, which focuses on the student housing market....

October home sale prices in Connecticut reach 12-year high
...a new report showed Wednesday, a bit of welcome news in a housing market that is looking for a boost in a decade-plus recovery. The median sale price of a single-family home — where half the......

Mortgage rates slide for Thursday
Multiple key mortgage rates trended down today. The average rates on 30-year fixed and 15-year fixed mortgages both were down. The average rate on 5/1 adjustable-rate mortgages, or ARMs, the......

October 2019 Pending Home Sales
NAR released a summary of pending home sales data showing that October’s pending home sales pace was down 1.7% last month but rose 4.4% from a year ago......

5 Clever Side Hustle Ideas For Entrepreneurs To Pursue In 2020
...easiest side hustles you can start monetizing today. 2. Home Flipping “Falling mortgage rates led to demand outstripping supply for new homes toward the end of 2019,” Humphrey notes. “While......

Second Century Ventures Opens Applications for 2020 Reach Program
...insurance, mortgage, and financial services. “2019 was a hallmark year for the NAR Reach program,” says NAR CEO Bob Goldberg, also the president of Second Century Ventures. “Not only did we......

Will Housing Inventory Tighten Further?
...challenging for buyers to find a home. That will come as lower mortgage rates are making it enticing to make a move, realtor.com® reports in its 2020 housing forecast, released Wednesday. The......

Best Fixed Annuity Rates for December 2019
...be done here. A Note about Similar Investments Fixed annuities are not FDIC insured (like CDs), nor are they backed by the full faith and credit of the United States (like Treasuries). But......

Huntsville home prices stay strong with demand
The Huntsville, Ala., housing market continues strong with more homes sold in the third quarter of this year than the average for the same period throughout the decade. Sales like that and fewer......

Refinance mortgage rate rises for Wednesday
...Trend Index. Want to see where rates are right now? See local mortgage rates. Average mortgage rates Last week Last updated December 3, 2019. Methodology: The rates you see above are......

Closely watched mortgage rate highers for Wednesday
Mortgage rates showed no clear direction today, but one key rate climbed higher. The average for a 30-year fixed-rate mortgage moved higher, but the average rate on a 15-year fixed ticked......

History And Housing Discrimination: Why Neighborhoods In The United States Are Still So Segregated
...accepts — and at some level expects — discriminatory behavior in the housing market. If federal policies had not sanctioned this kind of behavior with policies like redlining, American society......

South and Midwest Regions are Gaining Larger Share of Homebuyers
...South and Midwest regions have accounted for an increasing fraction of existing home sales since 2012 while the shares of the North and West regions have declined, according to the October 2019......

Second Century Ventures Accepting Applications for the 2020 REACH and REACH Commercial Classes
...of peers, mentors and investors. “2019 was a hallmark year for the NAR REACH program. Not only did we launch REACH Commercial, a track specifically for technology companies serving the commercial......

Australia home frenzy back as prices surge most in 16 years
...downturn and be back at record highs early next year. "The Australian housing market is now five months into an unexpected period of rapid recovery," CoreLogic research director Tim Lawless......

Cohabitating Unmarried Couples Are on the Rise
...61% of the market. That’s down from 73% in 1981, the NAR survey shows. © Pew Research Centers Over the last few decades, marriage rates have been declining: 53% of U.S. adults age......

‘Tis the Season for Showings
...through August, according to data from the National Association of REALTORS®. But home sales still happen, and buyers may be more eager. Mortgage rates are low, and a new study from ATTOM Data......