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7 Reasons to List Your House For Sale This Holiday Season

Every year at this time there are many homeowners who decide to wait until after the holidays to list their homes for the first time, while others who already have their homes on the market decide to take them off until after the holidays. Here are seven great reasons not to wait: Relocation buyers are […]

Wage Increases Make Home Buying More Affordable

Everyone knows that housing affordability has been negatively impacted by rising prices and increasing mortgage rates, but there is another piece to the affordability equation – wages. How much a family earns obviously impacts how easy or difficult it is for them to afford to own a home. Because of an improving economy, wages are […]

Home Sellers in Q3 Netted $61K at Resale

According to a recent report by ATTOM Data Solutions, home sellers who sold their homes in the third quarter of 2018 benefited from rising home prices and netted an average of $61,232. This is the highest average price gain since the second quarter of 2007 and represents a 32% return on the original purchase prices. […]

Are Homeowners Renovating to Sell or to Stay?

Over the past few years, two trends have emerged in the housing market: Home renovations have shot up Inventory of homes available for sale on the market has dropped A ‘normal’ housing market is defined by having a 6-month supply of homes for sale. According to the latest Existing Home Sales Report from the National […]

How to Honor a Veteran Today and Everyday

One hundred years ago, on the eleventh hour of the eleventh day of the eleventh month, we marked the end of the “war to end all wars.” That day, which was to be observed annually on the eleventh day of the eleventh month, became known as Armistice Day and then, later on, became Veterans Day. […]

VA Home Loans by the Numbers [INFOGRAPHIC]

Some Highlights: The Veterans Administration (VA) Home Loan is a benefit that is available to more than 22 million veterans & 2 million active duty service members which helps them achieve their dreams of homeownership. In 2017, $189 billion was loaned to veterans and their families through the program. VA Purchase Loans are on the […]

75% of Renters Have Been Misinformed

Recently, multiple headlines have been written asserting that homeownership is less affordable today than at any other time in the last decade. Though the headlines are accurate, they lack context and lead too many Americans to believe that they can’t partake in a major part of the American Dream – owning a home. In 2008, […]

Why Has Housing Supply Increased as Sales Have Slowed Down?

According to the latest Existing Home Sales Report from the National Association of Realtors (NAR), the inventory of homes for sale this year compared to last year has increased for the last four months, all while sales of existing homes have slowed compared to last year’s numbers. For over three years leading up to this […]

5 Tips When Buying a Newly Constructed Home

The lack of existing inventory for sale has forced many homebuyers to begin looking at new construction. When you buy a newly constructed home instead of an existing home, there are many extra steps that must take place. To ensure a hassle-free process, here are 5 tips to keep in mind if you are considering […]

The Difference an Hour Will Make This Fall [INFOGRAPHIC]

Every Hour in the US Housing Market:  596 Homes Sell 278 Homes Regain Positive Equity Median Home Values Go Up $1.20 The Difference an Hour Will Make This Fall [INFOGRAPHIC] The Difference an Hour Will Make This Fall [INFOGRAPHIC]

How Will Home Sales Measure Up Next Year?

There are many questions about where home sales are headed next year. We have gathered the most reliable sources to help answer this question. Here are our sources: Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) – As the leading advocate for the real estate finance industry, the MBA enables members to successfully deliver fair, sustainable, and responsible real […]

Taking Fear Out of the Mortgage Process

A considerable number of potential buyers shy away from jumping into the real estate market due to their uncertainties about the buying process. A specific cause for concern tends to be mortgage qualification. For many, the mortgage process can be scary, but it doesn’t have to be! In order to qualify in today’s market, you’ll […]

Are You Spending TOO Much on Rent?

Chances are if you are renting you are spending too much of your income on your monthly housing expense. There is a long-standing ‘rule’ that a household should not pay more than 28% of their income on their rent or mortgage payment. This percentage allows the household to save money for the future while comfortably covering […]

Thinking of Selling Your Home? Here’s Why You Need A Pro in Your Corner

With home prices on the rise and buyer demand still strong, some sellers may be tempted to try and sell their homes on their own without using the services of a real estate professional. Real estate agents are trained and experienced in negotiation and, in most cases, the seller is not. Sellers must realize that […]

Buying a Home Can Be Scary… Until You Know the Facts [INFOGRAPHIC]

Some Highlights: Many potential homebuyers believe that they need a 20% down payment and a 780 FICO® score to qualify to buy a home which stops many of them from even trying! Here are some facts: 72% of buyers who purchased homes this year have put down less than 20%. 76.4% of loan applications were […]

Where are Home Values Headed over the Next Few Years?

There are many questions about where home prices will be next year as well as where they may be headed over the next several years to come. We have gathered the most reliable sources to help answer these questions: The Home Price Expectation Survey – A survey of over 100 market analysts, real estate experts, […]

Still Think You Need 15-20% Down to Buy a Home? Think Again!

According to a new study from Urban Institute, there are over 19 million millennials in 31 cities who are not only ready and willing to become homeowners, but are able to as well! Now that the largest generation since baby boomers has aged into prime homebuying age, there will no doubt be an uptick in […]

Housing Is Still Affordable in the United States!

Lately, there have been many headlines circulating about whether or not there is an “affordability issue forming in the housing market.” If you are considering selling your current house and moving up to the home of your dreams, but are unsure whether or not to believe what you’re seeing in the news, let’s look at […]

Will Home Prices Continue to Increase?

There are many unsubstantiated theories about what is happening with home prices. From those who are worried that prices are falling (data shows this is untrue), to those who are concerned that prices are again approaching boom peaks because of “irrational exuberance” (this is also untrue as prices are not at peak levels when they are adjusted for inflation), there […]

20 Tips for Preparing Your House for Sale This Fall [INFOGRAPHIC]

Some Highlights: When listing your house for sale, your top goal will be to get the home sold for the best price possible! There are many small projects that you can do to ensure this happens! Your real estate agent will have a list of specific suggestions for getting your house ready for market and […]

Is the Increase in Inventory a Bullish or Bearish Sign for Real Estate?

In a recent article, National Housing Inventory Crisis Reaches Inflection Point, realtor.com reported that: New listings jumped 8% year-over-year nationally, the largest increase since 2013 Total listings in the 45 largest markets are now up 6% on average over last year This increase in housing inventory has sparked two different reactions. Some are saying this […]

5 Tips for Starting Your Home Search

In today’s real estate market, with low inventory dominating the conversation in many areas of the country, it can often be frustrating to be a first-time homebuyer if you aren’t prepared. In a recent realtor.com article entitled, “How to Find Your Dream Home—Without Losing Your Mind,” the author highlights some steps that first-time homebuyers can […]

Baby Boomers are Downsizing, Are You Ready to Move?

For a while now baby boomers have been blamed for a portion of the housing market’s current lack of housing inventory, but should they really be getting the blame? Here’s what some of the experts have to say on the subject: Aaron Terrazas, Senior Economist at Zillow, says that “Boomers are healthier and working longer […]

Pre-Approval: Your 1st Step in Buying a Home

In many markets across the country, the number of buyers searching for their dream homes outnumbers the number of homes for sale. This has led to a competitive marketplace where buyers often need to stand out. One way to show you are serious about buying your dream home is to get pre-qualified or pre-approved for a […]

Buying a Home? Do You Know the Lingo? [INFOGRAPHIC]

Some Highlights: Buying a home can be intimidating if you are not familiar with the terms used during the process. To start you on your path with confidence, we have compiled a list of some of the most common terms used when buying a home. The best way to ensure that your home-buying process is […]

Dispelling the Myth About Home Affordability

We have all seen the headlines that report that buying a home is less affordable today than it was at any other time in the last ten years, and those headlines are accurate. But, have you ever wondered why the headlines don’t say the last 25 years, the last 20 years, or even the last […]

New Home Sales Up 12.7% From Last Year

According to the latest New Residential Sales Report from the Census Bureau, new construction sales in August were up 3.5% from July and 12.7% from last year! This marks the second consecutive month with double-digit year-over-year growth (12.8% in July). The report also showed that builders have ramped up construction with an increase in new […]

What’s Going On With Home Prices?

According to CoreLogic’s latest Home Price Insights Report, national home prices in August were up 5.5% from August 2017. This marks the first time since June 2016 that home prices did not appreciate by at least 6.0% year-over-year. CoreLogic’s Chief Economist Frank Nothaft gave some insight into this change, “The rise in mortgage rates this […]

The True Cost of NOT Owning Your Home

Owning a home has great financial benefits, yet many continue to rent! Today, let’s look at the financial reasons why owning a home of your own has been a part of the American Dream for the entirety of America’s existence. Realtor.com reported that: “Buying remains the more attractive option in the long term – that remains the […]

Buying a Home is Cheaper than Renting in 38 States! [INFOGRAPHIC]

Some Highlights: According to a study by GOBankingRates, it is cheaper to buy a home than rent in 38 states across the country. In six states the difference between buying & renting would account for less than a $50 monthly difference, leaving the choice up to the individual family. Nationwide, it is now 26.3% cheaper […]

Today’s Word by Joel and Victoria

Today’s Scripture “Let your eyes look straight ahead; fix your gaze directly before you.” (Proverbs 4:25, NIV) Look Straight Ahead What are you looking at today? I don’t mean in the natural, but in the spiritual. What is in the forefront of your mind and heart? Are you constantly dwelling on your problems or things […]

Today’s Word with Joel and Victoria

Today’s Scripture “And do not be conformed to this world, but be transformed by the renewing of your mind, that you may prove what is that good and acceptable and perfect will of God.” (Romans 12:2, NKJV) Retrain Your Brain Living in victory means that sometimes you have to develop new habits. If you’ve been […]

Today’s Word with Joel and Victoria

Today’s Scripture “So we fix our eyes not on what is seen, but on what is unseen, since what is seen is temporary, but what is unseen is eternal.” (2 Corinthians 4:18, NIV) Focus on the Unseen Every obstacle in your life is subject to change. It doesn’t matter what you may be facing, there […]

Today’s Word with Joel and Victoria

Today’s Scripture “Am I now trying to win the approval of men, or of God? Or am I trying to please men? If I were still trying to please men, I would not be a servant of Christ.” (Galatians 1:10, NIV) God’s Servant Paul was obviously not worried about trying to please the people around […]

Today’s Word with Joel and Victoria

Today’s Scripture “God can pour on the blessings in astonishing ways so that you’re ready for anything and everything, more than just ready to do what needs to be done…” (2 Corinthians 9:8, MSG) Living to Give Nothing moves the heart of God quite like taking the time and effort to meet the needs of […]

Today’s Word with Joel and Victoria

Today’s Scripture “Since we have gifts that differ according to the grace given to us, each of us is to exercise them accordingly: if prophecy, according to the proportion of his faith.” (Romans 12:6, NASB) Be Yourself The key to living a happy, fulfilling, satisfied life is really very simple. Just be the person God […]

Today’s Word by Joel and Victoria

Today’s Scripture “Let your eyes look straight ahead; fix your gaze directly before you.” (Proverbs 4:25, NIV) Keep Looking Ahead In order to fulfill your divine destiny, you have to know your purpose. You need a plan, and then you must work within that plan. You should wake up each day knowing where you’re going, […]

Today’s Word with Joel and Victoria

Today’s Scripture “We have different gifts, according to the grace given to each of us…” (Romans 12:6, NIV) You are made for a purpose Understanding why God put you here is one of the most important principles when it comes to discovering your unique purpose and calling in life. The reason is that knowing why […]

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Today’s Scripture “But they that wait upon the LORD shall renew their strength; they shall mount up with wings as eagles; they shall run, and not be weary; and they shall walk, and not faint.” (Isaiah 40:31, KJV) Rising Up We serve a God of increase. He wants you to continually rise up higher in […]

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Today’s Scripture “I have seen that everything [human] has its limits and end [no matter how extensive, noble, and excellent]; but Your commandment is exceedingly broad and extends without limits [into eternity].” (Psalm 119:96, AMPC) Take off the limits Did you know that you can limit your life by dwelling on the wrong things? So […]

Thought of the Day

Rule books tell people what to do. Frameworks guide people how to act. Rule books insist on discipline. Frameworks allow for creativity.

Today’s Word provided by Joel Osteen Ministries

Today’s Scripture “As a mother comforts her child, so will I comfort you…” (Isaiah 66:13, NIV) The God of Comfort Oftentimes when people face challenges, they seek comfort by surrounding themselves with things that are familiar. It may be work, a sport or hobby; it may be relationships; or of course, we all know about […]

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Todays’ Scripture “About midnight Paul and Silas were praying and singing hymns to God, and the other prisoners were listening to them. Suddenly there was such a violent earthquake that the foundations of the prison were shaken. At once all the prison doors flew open, and everyone’s chains came loose.” (Acts 16:25-26, NIV) In your […]

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Today’s Scripture “…call on me in the day of trouble; I will deliver you, and you will honor me.” (Psalm 50:15, NIV) Call on Him Right now, our city and many across Texas are experiencing wide-spread devastation like never before seen in history. We appreciate your prayers during this time. While there is still so […]

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Today’s Scripture “There is therefore now no condemnation to those who are in Christ Jesus, who do not walk according to the flesh, but according to the Spirit.” (Romans 8:1, NKJV)   No Condemnation Jesus came to break the curse of sin, shame and condemnation in our lives. He came so that we could see […]

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Today’s Scripture Verse “Now He who supplies seed to the sower and bread for food will supply and multiply your seed for sowing and increase the harvest of your righteousness.” (2 Corinthians 9:10, NASB) He Will Multiply Your Resources We serve a faithful God—He is the God of more than enough! Not only does He […]

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Today’s Scripture “…faith without works is dead.” (James 2:20, NKJV) Waiting Are you waiting for God to do something in your life? One thing I’ve learned is that waiting should not be a passive thing. When we’re waiting the correct way, we’re on the lookout. We talk like what we are believing for is going […]

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Today’s Scripture “For our light and momentary troubles are achieving for us an eternal glory that far outweighs them all.” (2 Corinthians 4:17, NIV)   It’s Only Temporary In this world, we all have troubles and trials, but aren’t you glad that scripture promises that they are only temporary? Today’s verse tells us they are […]

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Today’s Scripture “Clothe yourself with the Lord Jesus Christ (the Messiah), and make no provision for [indulging] the flesh [put a stop to thinking about the evil cravings of your physical nature]…” (Romans 13:14, AMPC) Clothe Yourself Is there something in your life that you would like to put a stop to today? Maybe it’s […]

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Today’s Scripture “We cannot but speak the things which we have seen and heard.” (Acts 4:20, NKJV) Just Can’t Help It! Have you ever been so in awe by something that you just couldn’t help but talk about it to everyone you know? Maybe you were excited about a new relationship, a job or the […]

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Today’s Scripture “For I know the thoughts and plans I have for you…to give you hope in your final outcome.” (Jeremiah 29:11, AMPC) Flourishing Finish God desires to see you flourish in this life. He wants to see you come out of setbacks stronger, wiser, increased and promoted. He wants to give you hope in […]

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Today’s Scripture “Though the fig tree may not blossom, nor fruit be on the vines…yet I will rejoice in the Lord, I will joy in the God of my salvation.” (Habakkuk 3:17-18, NKJV) Switch Over We all face challenges and obstacles in this life. We all have dreams in our hearts, and at times, it […]

Do Your Future Plans Include a Move? What’s Stopping You from Listing Now?

Are you an empty-nester? Do you want to retire where you are, or does a vacation destination sound more your style? Are you close to retirement and not ready to move yet, but living in a home that is too big in size and maintenance needs? How can you line up your current needs with […]

Be Careful Not to Get Caught in The Rental Trap!

There are many benefits to homeownership. One of the top benefits is being able to protect yourself from rising rents by locking in your housing cost for the life of your mortgage. Don’t Become Trapped  A recent article by ConsumerAffairs addressed the continuous rise in rents, stating: “The cost of putting a roof over your […]

Lowest Rates IN a Month; New Home Sales, Prices Faded in October; FHA Fund is Killing It

The Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) notes that applications for the purchase of new homes declined by 2.1 percent in October compared to the same month in 2017. Those applications were also 11 percent lower than in September. The information, taken from responses to MBA’s Builder Application Survey, does not include any adjustment for seasonal patterns. […]

MBS RECAP: New Fed Vice Chair Helps Rates and Stocks

Posted To: MBS Commentary We haven't heard much out of new Fed Vice Chair Richard Clarida since he accepted the position, but what we heard today was good. Well, at least the bond market reaction was good. His comments ended up setting the tone for the day. So what did he say? Nothing too complicated… […]

Mortgage Rates Lowest in a Month

Posted To: Mortgage Rate Watch Mortgage rates hit their lowest levels of THE month yesterday, and the lowest levels in A month today. It’s a bit of a technicality, really. As of yesterday, there were a few days in mid-to-late October that saw lower rates. Today’s drop means we’d need to go back to early […]

China trade and the Fed are the biggest risks to the market, strategist says

[View:http://video.cnbc.com/gallery/?video=7000051409&__source=mnd|news|video|&par=mnd] Ben Mandel, global strategist for J.P. Morgan Asset Management, and Kevin Caron, senior portfolio manager at Washington Crossing Advisors, discuss the biggest risks to the market. …(read more) Forward this article via email:  Send a copy of this story to someone you know that may want to read it. China trade and the Fed are […]

Pro: If Fed doesn't raise rates in December, it would be a signal for market to be 'very, very' afraid

[View:http://video.cnbc.com/gallery/?video=7000051392&__source=mnd|news|video|&par=mnd] Traders Jim Lebenthal, Josh Brown and Steve Weiss are joined by Rebecca Patterson, CIO of Bessemer Trust, to discuss if the Fed is to blame for the economic slowdown. …(read more) Forward this article via email:  Send a copy of this story to someone you know that may want to read it. Pro: If Fed […]

Industrial production rises more than expected

[View:http://video.cnbc.com/gallery/?video=7000051358&__source=mnd|news|video|&par=mnd] CNBC’s Rick Santelli breaks down the latest numbers on industrial production. …(read more) Forward this article via email:  Send a copy of this story to someone you know that may want to read it. Industrial production rises more than expected Industrial production rises more than expected

New Home Sales, Prices Faded in October

Posted To: MND NewsWire The Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) notes that applications for the purchase of new homes declined by 2.1 percent in October compared to the same month in 2017. Those applications were also 11 percent lower than in September. The information, taken from responses to MBA’s Builder Application Survey, does not include any […]

Mutual Mortgage Insurance Fund Outperforms for Fourth Year in a Row

Posted To: MND NewsWire The Federal Housing Administration (FHA) said on Thursday that its Mutual Mortgage Insurance Fund (MMI Fund) exceeded its congressionally mandated minimum reserves in FY2018 for the fourth year in a row. In its 2018 Annual Report to Congress the agency said its Capital Reserve Ratio was 2.76 percent at the end […]

MBS Day Ahead: Bonds Already Commuting for Thanksgiving?

Posted To: MBS Commentary Because November 1st was a Thursday, we'll be treated to the earliest possible iteration of Thanksgiving. It's next week, by the way! Why are we talking about such things with respect to financial markets? Simply put, the winter holidays definitely have an impact. The catch is that the these impacts vary, […]

Fed’s Richard Clarida defends central bank’s pace of interest rate hikes

[View:http://video.cnbc.com/gallery/?video=7000051353&__source=mnd|news|video|&par=mnd] Richard H. Clarida, vice chairman at the U.S. Federal Reserve, discusses markets, interest rates and the U.S. economy. …(read more) Forward this article via email:  Send a copy of this story to someone you know that may want to read it. Fed’s Richard Clarida defends central bank’s pace of interest rate hikes Fed’s Richard Clarida […]

Profitability and Commission Products; HELOCs, Servicing, Digital…Geocoding Bid Tapes!

Posted To: Pipeline Press Why is the housing market sluggish despite a solid U.S. economy, solid demographics, and pent-up demand? Those don’t matter if prices are out of reach relative to incomes , and housing appreciation has outpaced income growth for a long time. And lending standards have remained more rigorous than they were during […]

McDonald: The Fed is in denial

[View:http://video.cnbc.com/gallery/?video=7000051336&__source=mnd|news|video|&par=mnd] Larry McDonald of ACG Analytics and the Bear Traps Report sounds off on what the Fed is getting wrong and why the market could still be in for a rocky road ahead. …(read more) Forward this article via email:  Send a copy of this story to someone you know that may want to read it. […]

Buyers Not Holding Breath; Wildfire Relief; Lowest Mortgage Rates This Month!

Mortgage rates hit their lowest levels of the month today! Sure, that’s only 10 business days for the mortgage world, but we’ll take every little victory we can get these days. Why is that? Because “these days” have been pretty rough. Exactly one week ago, rates were at their highest levels in nearly 8 years. […]

MBS RECAP: Bonds Pulled 2 Ways by Stocks and Global Gloominess

Posted To: MBS Commentary Remember the middle of 2016 when rates managed to make it all the way back in line with all-time lows despite having almost no justification in terms of economic data and policy outlooks? Those low rates were mostly about Brexit . Something about Brexit is utterly captivating for global financial markets. […]

Homebuilder stocks get crushed, but one analyst says the chart looks so bad, it’s good

[View:http://video.cnbc.com/gallery/?video=7000051213&__source=mnd|news|video|&par=mnd] Todd Gordon of TradingAnalysis.com and Gina Sanchez of Chantico Global discuss homebuilder stocks like KB Home with Mike Santoli. …(read more) Forward this article via email:  Send a copy of this story to someone you know that may want to read it. Homebuilder stocks get crushed, but one analyst says the chart looks so bad, […]

Fannie Mae Offering Relief Programs in Wildfire Areas

Posted To: MND NewsWire Fannie Mae has expanded the menu of post-disaster services it is offering to its borrowers. The new services are in addition to the up to 12 months of forbearance, waived fees, and temporary foreclosure moratorium that Freddie Mac and Fannie Mae (the GSEs) traditionally offer in the wake of hurricanes, wildfires, […]

Lowest Mortgage Rates This Month!

Posted To: Mortgage Rate Watch Mortgage rates hit their lowest levels of the month today! Sure, that’s only 10 business days for the mortgage world, but we’ll take every little victory we can get these days. Why is that? Because “these days” have been pretty rough. Exactly one week ago, rates were at their highest […]

If builders have money, they're gonna build: Stephen Ross

[View:http://video.cnbc.com/gallery/?video=7000051194&__source=mnd|news|video|&par=mnd] CNBC's Diana Olick talks to Stephen Ross, chairman of Related Companies, about rising interest rates and the impact on builders. …(read more) Forward this article via email:  Send a copy of this story to someone you know that may want to read it. If builders have money, they're gonna build: Stephen Ross If builders have […]

Buyers Not Holding Their Breath for Short Term Market Relief

Posted To: MND NewsWire It ain’t going to get any easier… The National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) tells us these cheery words encapsulate the attitude of respondents to its survey regarding home purchasing. The company’s Housing Trends Report for the third quarter of the year found that seven out of 10 of prospective homeowners […]

US retail sales up 0.8 percent

[View:http://video.cnbc.com/gallery/?video=7000051103&__source=mnd|news|video|&par=mnd] CNBC's Rick Santelli reports on jobless claims, retail sales and import/export prices. CNBC's Steve Liesman breaks down the numbers. …(read more) Forward this article via email:  Send a copy of this story to someone you know that may want to read it. US retail sales up 0.8 percent US retail sales up 0.8 percent

MBS Day Ahead: Brexit Strikes Back

Posted To: MBS Commentary Ah Brexit… You thought you'd heard the last of it back in 2016? No such luck. Actually, it is a bit lucky to be hearing about it, at least as far as domestic rates are concerned. Both in 2016 and in the past week, Brexit-related developments helped rates move lower. The […]

Accounting, Subservicing, Warehouse Products; Freddie and Fannie Changes Roll On

Posted To: Pipeline Press With only week until Thanksgiving there’s a lot going on – every one of these stats impacts lenders. CoreLogic tells us that there are 48,390 homes at risk from the current California wildfires. Believe in climate change or not, or in science or not, one study shows 386,000 homes are said […]

Fed’s Powell raises the red flag on global growth

[View:http://video.cnbc.com/gallery/?video=7000051093&__source=mnd|news|video|&par=mnd] Jamies Liu of Clearonomics weighs in on the economy. …(read more) Forward this article via email:  Send a copy of this story to someone you know that may want to read it. Fed’s Powell raises the red flag on global growth Fed’s Powell raises the red flag on global growth

Millennials May Be Missing Out on Equity; Afternoon Mortgage Rate Improvements For Most Lenders

Mortgage rates began the day in roughly unchanged territory. Some lenders were microscopically stronger or weaker compared to yesterday, but not enough to impact the average mortgage borrower. For the first few hours of the day, it looked as if rates would stay unchanged or possibly move slightly higher. That all changed when stocks began […]

MBS RECAP: More Stock Losses Bring More Bond Bounces

Posted To: MBS Commentary The narrative has grown (remained?) the same for bonds lately. If stocks are losing ground, then it's time to rally . If stocks are stabilizing or recovering, it's time to sell . Today was more of the same in that regard. For the first few hours of the day, yields moved […]

Afternoon Mortgage Rate Improvements For Most Lenders

Posted To: Mortgage Rate Watch Mortgage rates began the day in roughly unchanged territory. Some lenders were microscopically stronger or weaker compared to yesterday, but not enough to impact the average mortgage borrower. For the first few hours of the day, it looked as if rates would stay unchanged or possibly move slightly higher. That […]

Closing Bell Exchange: 'We are not panicking here'

[View:http://video.cnbc.com/gallery/?video=7000050937&__source=mnd|news|video|&par=mnd] Rene Nourse, Urban Wealth Management; Phil Camporeale, J.P. Morgan Asset Management; Steve Grasso, Stuart Frankel; and CNBC's Rick Santelli discuss billionaire investor Steve Cohen's bearish comments about the market. …(read more) Forward this article via email:  Send a copy of this story to someone you know that may want to read it. Closing Bell Exchange: […]

Pound plunges as UK prime minister said to cancel Brexit statement

[View:http://video.cnbc.com/gallery/?video=7000050911&__source=mnd|news|video|&par=mnd] CNBC's Dom Chu reports that the British pound dipped after Prime Minister Theresa May cancelled a planned Brexit speech. …(read more) Forward this article via email:  Send a copy of this story to someone you know that may want to read it. Pound plunges as UK prime minister said to cancel Brexit statement Pound plunges […]

Ramit Sethi debunks 2 myths about renting vs. buying

[View:http://video.cnbc.com/gallery/?video=7000050725&__source=mnd|news|video|&par=mnd] Ramit Sethi helps explain why it's perfectly fine to rent and buy an apartment or house depending on your financial situation. …(read more) Forward this article via email:  Send a copy of this story to someone you know that may want to read it. Ramit Sethi debunks 2 myths about renting vs. buying Ramit Sethi […]

October's consumer price index data is what the Fed likes, says senior economist

[View:http://video.cnbc.com/gallery/?video=7000050866&__source=mnd|news|video|&par=mnd] Conrad DeQuadros of RDQ Economics joins 'Squawk Box' to discuss October's Consumer Price Index number and his growth rate predictions. …(read more) Forward this article via email:  Send a copy of this story to someone you know that may want to read it. October's consumer price index data is what the Fed likes, says senior […]