Are record-low interest rates masking high-cost mortgage lending?

Are record-low interest rates masking high-cost mortgage lending?

Five leading economists weigh in and the answer may surprise you

Auction.com partners with Google to predict housing trends

Nowcast will predict in real time

The New York Times rambles, and mangles mortgages along the way

Mortgage finance and mortgage regulation aren’t the paper’s strong suits
W S

Items Tagged with 'Cash purchases'

ARTICLES

It’s official: The investors are back

Cash sales reach nearly 43% of all sales in 1st quarter
Ben Lane
“Strict lending standards combined with low inventory continue to give the advantage to investors and other cash buyers in this housing market,” said Daren Blomquist, vice president at RealtyTrac.
Read More

Did you really think investors could keep away from THIS market?

The share of investor all-cash home purchases hit 74.5% in February
Ben Lane
All-cash investors are coming back into the home market at a rate not seen since last spring. The activity is hammering FHA market share.
Read More

Cash purchases dominate certain housing markets

HousingWire Staff
But it's not just Nevada where all-cash offers are abundant. All-cash deals in Florida comprised 57% of home sales during the month; in the state of New York, it was 51%...
Read More