Wednesday , 20 February 2019

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Veros predicts home price growth will weaken in 2019

By jguerin@housingwire.com The latest VeroFORECAST from valuations provider Veros Real Estate Solutions predicts an average appreciation of 3.9% over the next year in the 100 most populous markets surveyed – down from the 4.5% predicted last quarter as the company foresees “a definite slowing down of most markets.” Via:: Veros predicts home price growth will weaken in 2019       

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Mortgage Application Volume Makes a Return to Positive Territory

By Jann Swanson Posted To: MND NewsWire The Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) said mortgage application volume rose for the first time in five weeks during the week ended February 7. MBA’s Market Composite Index, a measure of that volume, increased 3.6 percent on a seasonally adjusted basis from the index for the week ended February 8. That index was revised, …

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Affordability Isn’t Always Cheap

By Donna Joseph California’s affordable housing regulation is designed to help low-income borrowers, but it can involve some unexpected expenses for lenders and servicers. The post Affordability Isn’t Always Cheap appeared first on theMReport.com. Via:: Affordability Isn’t Always Cheap       

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The Price of Affordability

By Donna Joseph Here’s how lenders and servicers could face increased risk with California’s affordable housing regulations. The post The Price of Affordability appeared first on DSNews. Via:: The Price of Affordability       

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Five Minutes With Rayman Mathoda

By Radhika Ojha Rayman Mathoda, CEO of Xome Holdings LLC spoke to DS News on the evolution of the real estate industry, how technology is shaping the field-services business, and the real estate trends she foresees in 2019. Editor’s note: This feature originally appeared in the February issue of DS News. The post Five Minutes With Rayman Mathoda appeared first …

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Higher Education vs. Home Purchase Power

By Donna Joseph New data suggests student loan debt is not an insurmountable barrier to homeownership for millennials. Here’s why. The post Higher Education vs. Home Purchase Power appeared first on theMReport.com. Via:: Higher Education vs. Home Purchase Power       

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The Impact of Student Loans on Millennial Homebuyers

By Donna Joseph To examine the impact of student loan debt on homebuying power, a recent research looked into the median household income of prospective first-time homebuyers and their levels of education. Here’s what it revealed. The post The Impact of Student Loans on Millennial Homebuyers appeared first on DSNews. Via:: The Impact of Student Loans on Millennial Homebuyers       

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