Real Estate & Mortgage Loan NEWS


The U.S. Mortgage Market Needs Better Plumbing - Bloomberg


Mon, 25 Mar 2019 09:30:00 GMT
The U.S. Mortgage Market Needs Better Plumbing  Bloomberg

Spare a thought for the mortgage servicer. As unsung professions go, perhaps none plays a more crucial role in the functioning of the U.S. economy. Month after ...


Mortgage interest rates dropped last week and may stay down for months - The Real Deal


Sun, 24 Mar 2019 16:00:17 GMT
Mortgage interest rates dropped last week and may stay down for months  The Real Deal

Interest rates on 30-year, fixed-rate mortgage loans fell last week and may stay down for months or even longer if global economic growth remains slow.


5 ways bad credit can keep you from being a functional adult - USA TODAY


Mon, 25 Mar 2019 10:00:00 GMT
5 ways bad credit can keep you from being a functional adult  USA TODAY

Having bad credit won't just cramp your spending style – it might prevent you from getting a good mortgage or auto loan rate or even an apartment.


Home loan applications rise as wealthier shoppers hunt for more expensive houses - USA TODAY


Wed, 13 Mar 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Home loan applications rise as wealthier shoppers hunt for more expensive houses  USA TODAY

Mortgage interest rates are now lower than a year ago, and home shoppers are buying in, but most are wealthier and purchasing more expensive homes.


I paid off my mortgage early with a credit card and earned thousands of points — here’s how I made it work for me - Bankrate.com


Mon, 25 Mar 2019 04:10:31 GMT
I paid off my mortgage early with a credit card and earned thousands of points — here’s how I made it work for me  Bankrate.com

My husband and I earned around $2000 in credit card rewards by paying off our mortgage early with one simple tool few people even know about. And we did it ...


Mortgage rates are in a free fall with no end in sight - The Washington Post


Thu, 21 Mar 2019 14:25:59 GMT
Mortgage rates are in a free fall with no end in sight  The Washington Post

Global and domestic economic concerns continue to drive down mortgage rates. According to the latest data released Thursday by Freddie Mac, the 30-year ...


Paul Manafort charged with committing residential mortgage fraud — which is more common than you’d think - MarketWatch


Thu, 21 Mar 2019 15:41:00 GMT
Paul Manafort charged with committing residential mortgage fraud — which is more common than you’d think  MarketWatch

Mortgage fraud risk has risen substantially in recent years as refinance activity has dried up for lenders.


Lenders are quietly lowering FICO credit score requirements for mortgages - Bankrate.com


Fri, 22 Mar 2019 10:00:42 GMT
Lenders are quietly lowering FICO credit score requirements for mortgages  Bankrate.com

Getting approved for a mortgage is becoming easier as some lenders are loosening their FICO score requirements and raising the ceiling on debt-to-income ...


Amortization Calc Mortgage Calculator Hits a Landmark High With Potential Home Loan Borrowers - Benzinga


Mon, 25 Mar 2019 08:00:00 GMT
Amortization Calc Mortgage Calculator Hits a Landmark High With Potential Home Loan Borrowers  Benzinga

HAWTHORN, Calif., March 25, 2019 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- Hitting a high note with a remarkable 10,000 website visits a day, the Mortgage Calculator on ...


Kroll: Some banks are exiting mortgage lending activities, others are rethinking - Mortgage Professional America


Mon, 25 Mar 2019 04:33:42 GMT
Kroll: Some banks are exiting mortgage lending activities, others are rethinking  Mortgage Professional America

The mortgage industry saw a decline in mergers and acquisitions last year due to low profits and high origination costs, according to the Kroll Bond Rating ...



Southern Realty Inc.