You’ve seen the headlines – mortgage rates have jumped from recent all-time lows. And they’re seemingly on an upward spiral that can’t be stopped. Except,… Read More »Higher Mortgage Rates May Exacerbate Already White-Hot Housing Market
The latest real estate and mortgage industry news, digested. Look beyond the headlines to better understand what’s really happening.
Zillow appears to be putting its money where its mouth is by offering to buy properties at their Zestimate price. No longer is the Zestimate… Read More »Zillow Will Now Buy Your Home for Its Zestimate Price
Some good news for homeowners struggling to make ends meet thanks to COVID-19, which as the name implies has been going on for a while… Read More »You Can Now Request COVID-Related Mortgage Forbearance for Up to 18 Months
If you’re scratching your head wondering why home prices continue to go up and up, consider the fact that it’s actually cheaper now than it… Read More »Real Estate Is Red Hot Because Mortgage Payments Are Still Cheap
The CEO of a Tech-Enabled Loan Servicer Believes We Might Be on the Cusp of Another Foreclosure Crisis
The co-founder and CEO of a so-called “tech-enabled residential mortgage servicer” named Valon (formerly Peach Street) has warned we could be on the brink of… Read More »The CEO of a Tech-Enabled Loan Servicer Believes We Might Be on the Cusp of Another Foreclosure Crisis
In case you haven’t been paying attention, the housing market is en fuego. This is actually nothing new. It’s been pretty red hot for years… Read More »These Are the Top Reasons Home Buyers Haven’t Been Successful Lately
To say residential real estate is on fire would be a huge understatement. In fact, it’s so popular that we’re literally running out of homes.… Read More »The 2021 Housing Market Is Kind of Like the Toilet Paper Shortage
Queue the panic. Mortgage rates have officially spiked and the media is all over it. Yep, the average rate on a 30-year fixed mortgage increased… Read More »Don’t Freak Out About the Recent Mortgage Rate ‘Spike’
While 30-year fixed mortgage rates tend to steal all the headlines, 15-year fixed mortgage rates quietly reached record lows this week as well, per Freddie… Read More »15-Year Fixed Mortgage Rates Just Hit Record Lows: Is It Time to Get One?
If you’re an existing homeowner, get excited, very excited. A new forecast from Zillow says home prices are going to rise 10.3% from this November… Read More »Home Prices Are Expected to Rise Another 10% by Next November