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 'Real estate investment trusts'


From HW Magazine

REITs riding high

But for how long?
Feared rate increases are likely to come slowly given the general slowdown in global economic growth, which means even the less diversified REITs could still have a good run for the immediate future.
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HW 30, REITs go through the wringer

REITs feel added pressure from negative investor sentiment
Real estate investment trust stocks stayed level after recording a steady decline Monday morning due to reports of negative investor sentiment. The rest of the HW 30 did not fare much better, with a majority of the stocks landing in the red.
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HousingWire’s most viewed stories of 2013

Forget compliance: Readers followed REITs, tax breaks on loan mods more closely
What news stories did HousingWire readers view the most in 2013? A look at page view data suggests REITs and tax breaks for borrowers in certain situations captured a majority of the attention.
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REITs caught between a rock and a hard place

Hedging for interest rate volatility can make or break them
To taper or not to taper? The latest jobs data suggests a tapering of Fed asset purchases is right around the corner. But, unfortunately, this spells uncertainty for mortgage real estate investment trusts that are heavily influenced by interest-rate fluctuations.
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Government hinders Mexican REITs

Mexico followed America's lead and adopted a real estate investment trust structure that gives developers access to the public-equity market. While the country has grown its REITs industry with this structure, there's still room for improvement.
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