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Government Shutdown and Housing
Blog 22 hours ago
Government Shutdown and Housing

Government Shutdown and Housing Hat tip to Wendy for sending this in! A shutdown of the federal government could throw a monkey wrench into many...

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Hughes: Mortgage rates indicate more sales to come
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Hughes: Mortgage rates indicate more sales to come

Hughes: Mortgage rates indicate more sales to come By Maureen Hughes, On Real Estate Posted: 01/19/18, 11:34 AM EST | Updated: 2 hrs ago # Comments...

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Real estate daily market update: January 18, 2018
News 3 days ago
Real estate daily market update: January 18, 2018

We'll add more market news briefs throughout the day. Check back to read the latest. Most recent market news Freddie Mac Primary Mortgage Market...

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Don't worry: HELOCs will survive despite new tax law
News 3 days ago
Don't worry: HELOCs will survive despite new tax law

It's a big and confusing question for many homeowners in the wake of the December tax law changes: Are new interest-deductible home equity credit...

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Schedule for Week of Jan 21, 2018
Blog 2 days ago
Schedule for Week of Jan 21, 2018

Note: If the government is shut down, some of these releases will probably be delayed (Q4 GDP, New Home sales, etc.)  The key economic reports this...

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Real estate daily market update: January 15, 2018
News 1 week ago
Real estate daily market update: January 15, 2018

We'll add more market news briefs throughout the day. Check back to read the latest. Most recent market news Freddie Mac Primary Mortgage Market...

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Martin Luther King Jr.'s legacy of combating housing inequality
News 6 days ago
Martin Luther King Jr.'s legacy of combating housing inequality

Today is Martin Luther King, Jr. day in the United States — the day we commemorate the birthday, life, and work of prominent African-American civil...

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Real estate daily market update: January 17, 2018
News 5 days ago
Real estate daily market update: January 17, 2018

We'll add more market news briefs throughout the day. Check back to read the latest. Most recent market news Mortgage Bankers Association’s (MBA)...

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Mortgage lending: Industry forecasts for the new year
Blog 1 week ago
Mortgage lending: Industry forecasts for the new year

After years of historically low interest rates helped buoy the housing market across much of the country, 2018 is shaping up to be something of a...

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Report From NEXT; Lender and Investor Freddie/Fannie Changes: Part Three
Blog 3 days ago
Report From NEXT; Lender and Investor Freddie/Fannie Changes: Part Three

As if we don’t have enough measures of housing and real estate prices, here’s another one. The RE/MAX National Housing Report tells us what most...

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MBA: Mortgage apps continue increasing
News 5 days ago
MBA: Mortgage apps continue increasing
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Mortgage applications increased 4.1% from last week, according to data from the Mortgage Bankers Association’s Weekly Mortgage Applications Survey...

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Are Fannie and Freddie accepting riskier loans?
News 3 days ago
Are Fannie and Freddie accepting riskier loans?

What’s up with mortgage rates? Jeff Lazerson of Mortgage Grader in Laguna Niguel gives us his take. Rate news summary From Freddie Mac’s weekly...

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Real estate daily market update: January 19, 2018
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Real estate daily market update: January 19, 2018

We'll add more market news briefs throughout the day. Check back to read the latest. Most recent market news Redfin: 2017 Closed with Strong Home...

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Don't worry: HELOCs will survive despite new tax law
News 4 days ago
Don't worry: HELOCs will survive despite new tax law

It's a big and confusing question for many homeowners in the wake of the December tax law changes: Are new interest-deductible home equity credit...

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Playing the numbers
Blog 1 week ago
Playing the numbers

It’s time for another mortgage issue! Unless you are new here, you have a pretty good idea what this issue is about. And if you are new here,...

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As Fannie and Freddie reform talk heats up, their regulator speaks up
News 4 days ago
As Fannie and Freddie reform talk heats up, their regulator speaks up

Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac should be reorganized as private, utility-like entities, and the government should provide an explicit guarantee for...

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Application Volumes Rise Despite Surging Rates
Blog 5 days ago
Application Volumes Rise Despite Surging Rates

Mortgage activity continued strong during the second week of the New Year.  The Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) reports that its Market...

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Investment Predictions for 2018: TH Report
News 3 days ago
Investment Predictions for 2018: TH Report

Melissa Reagen, TH Real Estate The recent economic expansion is about to set a record as the third longest period of growth in U.S. history,...

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Colony Surf Illustrates that In Hawaii, Views are King
Blog 5 days ago
Colony Surf Illustrates that In Hawaii, Views are King

Blog Real Estate Celebrity Homes Trends Ask Candy Menu Blog Real Estate Celebrity Homes Trends Ask Candy Advertise Contact About Subscribe to the...

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Mortgage Bankers to Congress: Housing Finance Reform Must be Next Priority

Mortgage Bankers to Congress: Housing Finance Reform Must be Next Priority Posted on January 19, 2018 by Admin Carson City, NV – Jan. 18, 2018 ...

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Mortgage Delinquencies Up, Still Below 15-Year Averages
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Mortgage Delinquencies Up, Still Below 15-Year Averages

Mortgage Delinquencies Up, Still Below 15-Year Averages Two different reports show small increases in loan delinquencies in the back half of 2017,...

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A friend who has made a difference in the commercial real estate industry: Blake Eagle:
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A friend who has made a difference in the commercial real estate industry: Blake Eagle:

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Mission: Success—Ed Sachse
News 1 week ago
Mission: Success—Ed Sachse

Though Ed Sachse never planned to be an accountant, the quantitative nature of the field drew him in. For Kennedy Wilson’s Ed Sachse, It’s All in...

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Five Market Predictions for 2018
Blog 3 days ago
Five Market Predictions for 2018

Five Market Predictions for 2018 Part I of II Thanks to EBA President Bill Sloan at Commerce Bank for inviting me to open up the EBA Winter...

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FHFA Director Watt Weighs in on Financial Reform Debate
Blog 2 days ago
FHFA Director Watt Weighs in on Financial Reform Debate

Bloomberg News is reporting on a proposal from Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA) Director Melvin Watt regarding the future of Fannie Mae and...

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Time to buy? Fence-sitters starting to fear rising rates
Blog 4 days ago
Time to buy? Fence-sitters starting to fear rising rates

Help Site Map My Membership Contact Us Search this site:   Advanced search: Member Sign In Username Password forgot?CloseForgot your password?...

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Debt Associate (MetLife Real Estate Investments) Washington, DC
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Debt Associate (MetLife Real Estate Investments) Washington, DC

Debt Associate- MetLife Real Estate Investments January 19, 2018   Apply   Save   Email This MetLife Real Estate Investments Washington, District...

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This banker says Amazon HQ2 is good for Seattle
News 3 days ago
This banker says Amazon HQ2 is good for Seattle

Some experts speculate Amazon's HQ2 will let the air out of Seattle's housing market, but Glen Simecek, the president and CEO of Washington Bankers...

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Reverse Mortgages Draining FHA Resources, Overhaul Needed
Blog 4 days ago
Reverse Mortgages Draining FHA Resources, Overhaul Needed

Several housing authorities recently suggested changes to the form and operation of the Home Equity Conversion Mortgage (HECM) program, more...

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Mortgage applications rise 4.1% as borrowers see last chance to get lowest rates
Blog 5 days ago
Mortgage applications rise 4.1% as borrowers see last chance to get lowest rates

Jb Reed | Bloomberg | Getty Images The rise in mortgage applications last week doesn't make sense — unless you factor in fear. Interest rates rose,...

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