Monday Morning Cup of Coffee: When will mortgage lending pick up?

Monday Morning Cup of Coffee: When will mortgage lending pick up?

Plus, more on the future of Fannie and Freddie

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The Wrap: Appraisal activity continues to pick up in second week of August

Appraisal Foundation joins HousingWire

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Trending Thursday: Fed chills on Great Fall of China?

Plus bringing private capital back to Fannie, Freddie and more
How much will the China and global equities plunge inform the Fed’s September meeting on rates? What’s the housing situation in New Orleans a decade after Katrina? And can private capital return to mortgage finance if it’s not sure that capital is safe? Read on.
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Redfin: Housing demand cools for 4th month straight

August forecast shows 2.2% price growth
Redfin’s Housing Demand Index which measures and forecasts based on homebuyer activity prior to purchase, decreased 5% in July, falling to 108 from 113 in June, the fourth consecutive month-over-month decline. Troubling or welcome?
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Beverly Hills home goes on sale for $29 Million

It’s not that it’s so expensive it’s just that it’s so gorgeous
A roughly 12,000-square-foot house that has a movie theater and a bulletproof safe room is going on sale in Beverly Hills for $29 million. Not exactly a record high, but it’s fully loaded and just pure gorgeous. Take a look.
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RealtyTrac: Is flipping a flop?

Flipping returns rise but flips as percentage of sales drop
A total of 30,013 single family homes were flipped — sold as part of an arms-length sale for the second time within a 12-month period — in the second quarter, accounting for 4.5% of all single-family home sales during the quarter, according to RealtyTrac’s Q2 2015 U.S. Home Flipping Report.
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Here are the 20 hottest housing markets right now reveals where demand and prices are sizzling
Whether to buy or sell may not be clear following recent housing indicators, which offered contradictory points of view. But Jonathan Smoke, chief economist at, says the residential real estate market continued to show strong signs of health in July. Here are 20 markets that are sizzling with demand.
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