According to a new report from the Commerce Department, the sales rate of new homes increased across the country during October as low mortgage loan rates continue to make financin[...]
For millions of renters that consider making the jump to homeownership every year, there are some important factors to take into account before investing. Start by examining the[...]
With winter fast approaching, certain home maintenance should be completed to prevent any damage, save energy and keep a home running at maximum performance while improving your ho[...]
Home prices and mortgage rates have dipped so low that the cost of owning a home has become more affordable than at any other point during the past 15 years. The Wall Street Jou[...]
In order to support the relentless fight against breast cancer, Freedom Mortgage Corporation proudly supported a recent charity walk for the sixth consecutive year. By supportin[...]
According to a recent report from Freddie Mac, mortgage rates continue to hover near 4 percent. This trend may give you more options in terms of refinancing loans as rates remai[...]
Energy costs this winter are expected to drop 3.8 percent, however homeowners can save even more by taking advantage of some energy efficiency tips and programs. Just because th[...]
According to a recent report, existing-home sales edged higher in October. However despite the increase, home prices continue to slide. October existing-home sales beat market e[...]
A new trend in the housing market shows that real estate investors are capitalizing on affordable mortgage loan rates, low home prices and an increasing demand for rental propertie[...]
At a recent event in San Francisco a number of California advocacy groups along with Attorney General Kamala Harris called for foreclosure relief during the holiday season for dist[...]
Home sales in October saw a spike in activity and the nation's home inventory supply continued to show reductions, according to a recent report. The report revealed that existin[...]
As the end of 2011 fast approaches, home buyers trying to close on a house before the start of the new year may find some pros and cons of completing the transaction during the hol[...]
As the Mortgage Forgiveness Debt Relief Act expires at the end of year, a recent survey revealed that a large portion of homeowners may give up on their properties and let them suc[...]
A recent national housing report indicates that during the third quarter, home sales saw a spike in activity while median sales prices decreased, following seasonal trends. The [...]
According to Lender Processing Services, the number of mortgage delinquencies slightly declined during October from the previous month. By examining the nearly 40 million mortga[...]
Changes to Home Affordable Refinance Program putting industry back on track
The most recent changes to the Federal Housing Finance Agency's Home Affordable Refinance Program are set to be effective on the mortgage industry's path to recovery and help more [...]
Fixed-mortgage rates still near 4 percent
According to Freddie Mac, the average rate for a fixed-rate mortgage remains near historic lows for the third consecutive week. Amid positive economic and consumer reports, Fred[...]
Customer satisfaction with mortgage origination process increases in 2011
Despite a scarcity in available credit, mortgage origination customer satisfaction saw an increase in 2011. A recent survey, which was based on the application and approval proc[...]
The Mortgage Bankers Association has said that the housing market will see improvements in mortgage delinquencies by the end of the year, but 2012 will provide new challenges to th[...]
According to the Mortgage Bankers Association, the number of mortgage applications filed declined last week. The MBA's Weekly Mortgage Applications Survey - which measures mortg[...]