Black Knight data shows a drop-off in rate-and-term refinance opportunities, but there are huge numbers of homeowners eligible to remove their FHA MIP with a conventional mortgage refinance; Today’s mortgage rates and 5-day trends for conforming, FHA, VA, USDA, and jumbo and niche loans; and, how the Freddie Mac Primary Mortgage Market Survey serves everyone and nobody all at the same time.
April Hartsfield is a Celebrity Personal Assistant in Los Angeles, California. Join us as April takes us through her days, her mindset, and what types of people are perfect for careers as a personal assistant.
Ellie Mae’s most recent Origination Insight Report shows today’s home buyers getting mortgage-approved despite higher-than-average debt-to-income ratios; Today’s mortgage rates and 5-day trends for conforming, FHA, VA, USDA, and jumbo and niche loans; The National Association of Home Builders reports an increase in the Housing Market Index, a survey of homebuilder confidence in the future of U.S. housing.
Mortgage rates have zipped to a 7-year high, with most of the action coming in the last 14 days; An update on today’s mortgage rates and the current 5-day trends; and, why real estate headlines aren’t always the best place to get your news — especially when it comes to new construction housing.
Banks have loosened the mortgage rulebook and Fannie Mae’s National Housing Survey shows consumers haven’t noticed; An update on today’s mortgage rates and the current 5-day trend; The National Association of REALTORS® reports an increase in the Pending Home Sales Index despite lack of inventory and rising rates.
Phil Cuddeback is an Urban Farmer, growing and producing food in a heavily-populated city; and, a mentor to other Urban Farmers in the Williamsburg neighborhood of Brooklyn, New York.