In the latest chart from the Mortgage Bankers Association’s chart series, the MBA put into perspective just how much the Federal Housing Finance Agency’s U.S. Purchase-only House Price Index has risen.
Young adults prefer single-family homes, and in fact, they are found to be more likely to reside in a single-family home today than their predecessors. And according to this research, the desire is only going to continue to grow.
Although mortgage applications to homebuilders declined in May following an improved start to the year, it’s not a bad mark for housing. Lynn Fisher, MBA’s vice president of Research and Economics, explains why.
What will things look like in 2065? The possibilities are endless. And fascinating. What will our financial system look like? What about how we live and where we live? To answer these tough questions and more, HousingWire polled some of the brightest minds in the housing industry to get their predictions for the future. But more than just predictions, they spoke about how we’re going get to where we’re going, and what we all need to do to ready ourselves for what’s coming.
These 40 winners have developed groundbreaking new software, re-engineered entire systems and launched their own startups. They have seen dramatic growth in sales, in market share and in influence. Whether they started with a company right out of high school or were brought in for a specialty solution, their contributions have been outsized.
The Mortgage Collaborative, an independent lending cooperative serving small and mid-sized mortgage lenders and community-based lending institutions, announced a partnership with Fannie Mae that will bring enhanced benefits to the group’s members.
Mere stats don't tell the real story of these outstanding leaders. They represent the whole spectrum of the housing economy, from real estate agents to originators to nonprofits. They lead companies, mentor others and give back to their communities. Read on to find out how each one is inspiring..
HousingWire covered the introduction of Costco into the mortgage lending space and it made the industry nervous. Lenders openly asked each other at conferences, “Who will be next? Google, Apple?” Well, that never happened. Here's the story why, in long-form feature. Read More
From both an operational and regulatory standpoint, the industry continues to progress as new technological advancements are made and new regulations and policies are implemented. While it is important to change with the times, it is equally important to define and maintain the very essence of your company’s own core vision and values, so that you can succeed regardless of the inevitable changes the industry will undergo. Read More