FHFA announces 2016 conforming loan limits

FHFA announces 2016 conforming loan limits

Much of U.S. left unchanged; limits increase in 39 ‘high-cost’ counties

Game changer? Quicken Loans takes mortgage lending fully digital

Launches Rocket Mortgage

Google launches mortgage comparison tool with Zillow

LendingTree will also bring mortgages to Google

Items Tagged with 'Pending Home Sales'


Pending home sales continue to cool off in September

Hit second lowest reading in 2015
Pending home sales continued to cool off in September, dropping for the second-straight month. According to the National Association of Realtors' chief economist, a combination of factors likely led to September’s dip in contract signings.
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Calling it: There won’t be a rate hike this week

The economy’s one golden goose is starting to lay lead eggs
I’m not exactly going out on a limb here with a wild bet, but I’m going to go ahead and call it that the Fed won’t be raising interest rates this week. They just don't have the will, even though they have to get it done sometime.
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Pending home sales decline 1.4% in August

Index gained on annual basis but well below analyst expectations
Pending home sales retreated in August despite analyst expectations of a 0.5% gain. According to the National Association of Realtors' chief economist, "There are looming speed bumps that have the potential to impact housing."
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Pending homes sales remain flat in July

Modest 0.5% rise led by gains in Northeast
Pending home sales were mostly unchanged in July, but rose modestly for the sixth time in seven months, according to the National Association of Realtors. Is this the start of a sustained slowdown? Read on.
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Auction.com warns on slow existing July home sales

Revises sales forecast down, prices unchanged
The last half of July did not match the first half, and that means a big change in what Auction.com was expecting for existing home sales. Their forecast is the earliest one out of the gate, so it could spell big trouble. Read on.
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