Federal Housing Administration

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MBA: Application Volume Up Overall, But Purchase Volume Fell

Mortgage application volume increased 1.4%, on an adjusted basis, during the week ending Aug. 15, compared to the previous week, according to the Mortgage Bankers Association's (MBA) Weekly Mortgage Applications Survey .On an unadjusted basis, volume ... [Published Mortgage Orb - 6 hours ago]
First reported 6 hours ago - Updated 6 hours ago - 1 reports

Ellie Mae: Purchases Gained Greater Share Of Origination Volume In July

Ellie Mae's Origination Insight Report shows that the mortgage industry continued to move into a purchase market in July, with purchase loans accounting for 67% of all closed loans, compared to 65% in June and 53% in July 2013.Refinances accounted for ... [Published Mortgage Orb - 6 hours ago]
First reported 14 hours ago - Updated 8 hours ago - 1 reports

US mortgage applications lift 1.4%

The average number of mortgage applications for the week ended Friday rose 1.4 per cent from the week earlier, according to the Mortgage Bankers Association weekly survey.The purchase index fell 2 per cent unadjusted from the previous week and was 11 ... [Published Business Spectator - 14 hours ago]
First reported 10 hours ago - Updated 10 hours ago - 1 reports

Mortgage Closing Rate Drops from Record High

Despite a slight easing in credit standards, the percentage of loan applications closed in July slipped to a three-month low, Ellie Mae reported Tuesday in its monthly Origination Insight Report .Tracking loan applications initiated 90 days prior, the ... [Published The MReport - 10 hours ago]
First reported 11 hours ago - Updated 11 hours ago - 1 reports

Buying a Multi-Family Investment Property

Recently I wrote about the differences between buying a single-family home and a mutli-family property, focusing on using that property as a primary residence. But what if you’re considering buying a multi-family home as an investment property? Investment ... [Published Realty Times - 11 hours ago]
First reported 15 hours ago - Updated 11 hours ago - 2 reports

Mortgage refinancers act on lower rates, home buyers don’t

Foreclosure prevention counseling fairMore trouble in the Ukraine led to more applications for U.S. mortgage refinances last week; it is all about interest rates.As investors poured into the bond market and interest rates fell, mortgage rates followed ... [Published NBR.com - 11 hours ago]
First reported 19 hours ago - Updated 19 hours ago - 1 reports

First-time homebuyer shares declining

FHFA's first-time homebuyer report.Aug. 20, 2014 – First-time homebuyers aren’t as active in the current housing market as they used to be and in states where home prices are rising, the first-time buyers’ purchasing share tends to decline, according ... [Published NAFCU - 19 hours ago]
First reported Aug 19 2014 - Updated Aug 19 2014 - 1 reports

Key figure in housing recovery to step down

FREE PREVIEWLOGIN OR SUBSCRIBE NOW TO READ THIS ARTICLETuesday, August 19, 2014One of the principal figures in charge of reviving the post-recession housing market announced Aug. 11 that she will be leaving her post as the head of the Federal Housing ... [Published Valuation Review - Aug 19 2014]
First reported Aug 19 2014 - Updated Aug 19 2014 - 1 reports

Hereâs Where Socialism Intrudes on Our American Dream

Shah Gilani writes: It’s yet another prime example of “The strong get more while the weak ones slave.” Private equity shops and institutional players are buying and packaging (securitizing) nonperforming mortgages and selling those mortgages ... [Published Market Oracle - Aug 19 2014]
First reported Aug 19 2014 - Updated Aug 19 2014 - 1 reports

First-Time Buyer Comparisons Can Be Deceiving in Housing Market

View an interactive that explores the share of first-time homeowners, by state, since 1996.WSJ New data show that first-time home buyers aren’t playing as big a role in the mortgage market as they did a few years ago, when prices were lower and a ... [Published WSJ.com: Real Time Economics - Aug 19 2014]
First reported Aug 18 2014 - Updated Aug 18 2014 - 1 reports

MBA: Applications For New Home Purchases Rose 2% In July

Applications for mortgages for new home purchases increased by 2% in July compared to June, on an unadjusted basis, according to the Mortgage Bankers Association's (MBA) Builder Application Survey .By product type, conventional loans composed 68.8% of ... [Published Mortgage Orb - Aug 18 2014]
First reported Aug 15 2014 - Updated Aug 16 2014 - 2 reports

MOVES-US consumer bureau hires former Freddie Mac exec - WSJ

Aug 15 (Reuters) - The U.S. Consumer Financial ProtectionBureau (CFPB) has hired Patricia McClung as assistant directorof mortgage markets, the Wall Street Journal reported, citing anofficial with knowledge of the matter.McClung, who spent 23 years at ... [Published Reuters - Aug 15 2014]

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...increase in the number of serious buyers entering the market," said NAHB Chairman Kevin Kelly, a home builder and developer from Wilmington, Del. "However, builders still face a number of challenges, including tight credit conditions for borrowers and shortages of finished lots and labor."
...since we began tracking this data in August 2011," says Jonathan Corr, president and chief operating officer of Ellie Mae, in a statement. "Meanwhile, time to close for all loans dropped to 37 days, the lowest average we've seen since we began tracking. This reflects time to close decreasing across the board, with an average of 36 days for conventional loans and 38 days for Federal Housing Administration and Veteran's Affairs loans."
Fratantoni adds that the jump in applications for refinances was due mainly to the fact that "interest rates dropped last week as a result of the ongoing turmoil in Ukraine and other international concerns."
Major’s attorney, Joshua Denbeaux, hailed the decision. "The conventional wisdom is that banks win and homeowners lose," Denbeaux said. "The balance of power has shifted and banks are no longer immune; home owners can now expect to recover money from banks. And this is just the tip of the iceberg.”"

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Freedom Mortgage found guilty of defrauding hom... [Published HousingWire.com - 8 hours ago]
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8/20/2014 Mortgage Applications Increase in Lat... [Published Mortgage Bankers Association - 10 hours ago]
How Student Loans Dashed My Dreams of Buying a ... [Published Daily Finance - 10 hours ago]
Mortgage Closing Rate Drops from Record High [Published The MReport - 10 hours ago]
Buying a Multi-Family Investment Property [Published Realty Times - 11 hours ago]
Mortgage refinancers act on lower rates, home b... [Published NBR.com - 11 hours ago]
Falling interest rates help boost mortgage appl... [Published Consumer Affairs - 12 hours ago]
Refinancers Act on Lower Mortgage Rates, Homebu... [Published Daily Finance - 12 hours ago]
Refinancing Rebounds Slightly as Rates Dip; Pur... [Published MortgageNewsDaily - 13 hours ago]
Mortgage applications rise 1.4% even as governm... [Published HousingWire.com - 14 hours ago]
US mortgage applications lift 1.4% [Published Business Spectator - 14 hours ago]
Refinancers act on lower rates, home buyers don't [Published CNBC - 15 hours ago]
First-time homebuyer shares declining [Published NAFCU - 19 hours ago]
4 Mortgage Programs You Should Know About [Published Credit.com - 19 hours ago]
Affiliated-Envoy Lawsuit; MBA Networking Groups... [Published MortgageNewsDaily - Aug 19 2014]
How to Know If Mortgage Refinancing Is the Righ... [Published AOL.com - Aug 19 2014]
Key figure in housing recovery to step down [Published Valuation Review - Aug 19 2014]
Hereâs Where Socialism Intrudes on Our American... [Published Market Oracle - Aug 19 2014]
First-Time Buyer Comparisons Can Be Deceiving i... [Published WSJ.com: Real Time Economics - Aug 19 2014]
Notice of HUD-Held Multifamily Healthcare Loan ... [Published Insurance News Net - Aug 19 2014]
Hawaii State Federal Credit Union resumes under... [Published Hawaiian Reporter - Aug 19 2014]
MBA: Applications For New Home Purchases Rose 2... [Published Mortgage Orb - Aug 18 2014]
Down Payments for Lower-Priced Homes Double [Published REALTOR Magazine - Aug 18 2014]
SEC filings reveal ZAIS Financial's big mortgag... [Published HousingWire.com - Aug 18 2014]
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First-Time Buyer Comparisons Can Be Deceiving i... [Published WSJ.com: Real Time Economics - Aug 19 2014]
View an interactive that explores the share of first-time homeowners, by state, since 1996.WSJ New data show that first-time home buyers aren’t playing as big a role in the mortgage market as they did a few years ago, when prices were lower and a ...
Where Have the First-Time Home Buyers Gone? [Published WSJ.com: Real Time Economics - Aug 18 2014]
View an interactive that explores the share of first-time homeowners, by state, since 1996.WSJ First-time buyers aren’t playing as big a role in the housing market as they did a few years ago, when lower prices and a big tax credit lured them to ...
Number of the Week: Housing Affordability Hits ... [Published WSJ.com: Real Time Economics - Aug 16 2014]
16.3% : The mortgage payment for a median-priced U.S. home in June as a share of median household income Housing affordability hit its lowest level in nearly six years in June as home prices continued to climb, according to a report this past week ...
The Racist Housing Policies That Helped Fuel Th... [Published Think Progress - Aug 14 2014]
Protesters in Ferguson, Missouri raise their hands in the middle of the street after the police shooting death of Michael Brown CREDIT: AP Photo/Jeff Roberson Ferguson, MO, which erupted in chaos this week after police shot an unarmed teenager, ...
A top mortgage industry executive explains why ... [Published Ezra Klein - Aug 13 2014]
DavidStevens, the former Federal Housing Administration commissioner, spoke to The Washington Post about the state of the housing market. (Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg) For at least a year, the Obama administration has been pushing lenders to make mortgages more ...
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Bank of America Reports Second-quarter 2014 Net... [Published Bank of America Press Release - Jul 16 2014]
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