Tuesday , 27 October 2020

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Competition Heats Up for Entry-level Homebuyers

Signs show that the competition for entry-level homes is on the rise this season, as homebuyers across the country are quickly pulling affordable homes off the market. According to research from Zillow, there is a high demand for U.S. homes overall as the typical American home sold in only 16 days this September, which is … The post Competition Heats …

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FHFA Extends Policy on Purchasing Mortgages in Forbearance

The Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA) has announced a one-month extension of its temporary policy of allowing the purchase of certain single-family mortgages in forbearance that meet specific eligibility criteria as set by Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac. The policy, which covered loans originated through Oct. 31, will now encompass loan originations through Nov. 30. … The post FHFA Extends …

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How Lenders and Consumers Are Going Digital

Liz Pagel, TransUnion’s SVP of Consumer Lending, answers questions about the pandemic’s impact on consumer needs and how lenders are adapting to the new digital reality. The post How Lenders and Consumers Are Going Digital appeared first on theMReport.com.

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Q3’s ‘Clear Return’ for Home Price Appreciation

Home prices during September recorded a 7.8% year-over-year spike, according to the latest Radian Home Price Index (HPI) data released by Red Bell Real Estate LLC. For the third quarter, the Radian HPI tracked an annualized home price increase of 8.9%, up from the 6.8% annualized gains in the second quarter. On a year-to-date measurement, … The post Q3’s ‘Clear …

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Third Quarter Sees Home Prices Rise

Home prices during September recorded a 7.8% year-over-year spike, according to the latest Radian Home Price Index (HPI) data released by Red Bell Real Estate LLC. For the third quarter, the Radian HPI tracked an annualized home price increase of 8.9%, up from the 6.8% annualized gains in the second quarter. On a year-to-date measurement, … The post Third Quarter …

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High Level Execs Discuss Refi Fee, Racism, and Tech

Representatives from organizations including FHFA, FHA, GSEs, and HUD all spoke during a virtual event this week by the Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA). See remarks from FHFA’s Mark Calabria, here.   The facilitator of  a virtual event Tuesday said, during a GSE panel, that “collective action is going to be what moves us forward.” That was the … The post High Level …

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Leaders From Fannie, Freddie, HUD Discuss 2020 Challenges, Trends 

Representatives from organizations including FHFA, FHA, GSEs, and HUD all spoke during a virtual event this week by the Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA). See remarks from FHFA’s Mark Calabria, here.   The facilitator of  a virtual event Tuesday said, during a GSE panel, that “collective action is going to be what moves us forward.” That was the … The post Leaders From …

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A New Take on Leadership

How can female leaders help move the housing industry forward? Cheryl Wiebe, Senior Manager of Customer Technology at Genworth Mortgage Insurance, weighs in. Editor’s note: this piece originally appeared in the October edition of MReport. The post A New Take on Leadership appeared first on theMReport.com.

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