Take more time, ask better questions: How loan officers are getting clients in homes as rates soar Jun. 06th 2023
The loan officers picking up volume are those who understand the market and have an in-depth understanding of clients' financial picture.
Residential real estate activity picks up despite low inventory Jun. 06th 2023
All districts have had issues with low inventory, while buyer demand has remained steady or increased, according to the latest Beige Book.
Tight credit, high rates and low inventory add to buyers’ affordability struggles Jun. 05th 2023
The affordability challenges homebuyers are facing are becoming more deeply entrenched, according to Black Knight.
Housing Market Tracker: Holiday impacts inventory Jun. 04th 2023
Last week we saw a noticeable slowdown in housing inventory growth that I hope has more to do with a holiday week than a trend.
Pretium Partners to acquire 4,000 D.R. Horton rental homes in $1.5B deal Jun. 02nd 2023
Real estate investment firm Pretium Partners is acquiring thousands of homes from D.R. Horton Inc. in a $1.5 billion deal.
Jobs data shows the truth about the labor market Jun. 02nd 2023
Follow the trend to understand Friday's jobs data, which showed 339,000 jobs were created in May while the unemployment rate increased.
May jobs report complicates things for the Fed Jun. 02nd 2023
Job growth surprised economists yet again in May, with total nonfarm payroll employment rising by 339,000 jobs compared to April.
FHA or conventional? After LLPA tweaks, the calculus changes for some Jun. 01st 2023
The FHFA's new LLPAs mean the agencies are competing with the FHA for certain borrowers. Here's how LOs are navigating the shift.
Mortgage rates trend down amid lower monetary, fiscal pressures Jun. 01st 2023
Mortgage rates jumped last week but began to reverse course over the last few days after a debt ceiling agreement was struck.
Here’s how homebuilders are capitalizing on first-time homebuyers May. 31st 2023
With homebuyers facing fewer choices in the resale market, many are turning to newly constructed homes, resulting in an unexpected boost in business for homebuilders.