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Fannie Mae: Consumers think it’s easier than ever to get a mortgage

Optimism boosted by strong employment levels
Brena Swanson
Consumer optimism about the economy is falling right in line with the upcoming spring home-buying season, as new Fannie Mae survey results show how strongly people now feel about housing.
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The future of the Dallas mortgage market

A forecast for 2015 and it looks bright
Marcus McCue
For the second year in a row, Dallas-Fort Worth ranked as the fifth-best area in which to build or invest in real estate, paving the way into 2015. But the forecast isn't all positive.
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Guardian Mortgage: 4 bold predictions for housing

The future of home prices, foreclosures, credit standards
Marcus McCue
While the industry said goodbye to 2014, it may not have said goodbye to rising home prices or loosening credit standards. Here are Guardian Mortgage's predictions for what will stay, what will leave and what will change in 2015.
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Small mortgage lenders and large banks face off

Fannie Mae: Smaller lenders to contract credit standards
Brena Swanson
Lending standards are likely to tighten at smaller and midsize lenders over the next three months, but at the same time, the smaller guys are stealing larger banks' mortgage market share.
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3 lenders define the spring home-buying season

Embrace, Guaranteed Rate, Guardian give input
Brena Swanson
With the spring home-buying season underway, HousingWire turned to a few lenders to get an inside view of how these past couple months have driven or hindered business.
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It’s time to get serious about Non-QM loans

Nonbank lenders need investors to help with risk
Marcus McCue
With non-QM comes more risk. There is no safe harbor and holding them on portfolio could mean boosting capital reserves. Nonbank lenders, meanwhile, need to find an investor willing to buy non-QM loans.
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What tomorrow may bring: How QM impacts Realtors

Real estate agents should ask homebuyers to get conditional mortgage approval
Kerri Ann Panchuk
Real estate agents have been somewhat absent in the whole debate over the qualified mortgage lending and ability-to-repay rules, but they are not immune from the consequences.
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Not everyone expects big QM lending squeeze

Some borrowers miss out, but not every lender will suffer
Kerri Ann Panchuk
First-time homebuyers, condo purchasers and investors are just a few of the consumer groups that could face difficulties in qualifying for mortgages in 2014.
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Life of a Loan: The refinance mortgage

Brena Swanson
Once the purchase mortgage wraps up, the borrower will want some time before they consider refinancing. But with all the time in between, the need or...
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Life of a Loan: The purchase mortgage

Brena Swanson
There is a lot of fine print the goes into getting a loan. You have the basics like the who, what, where, when and why. But...
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