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 'Texas'


Declining oil prices will have a muted impact on housing

It's not a repeat of the 80s
While everyone enjoys low prices at the pump, the impact of it can reverberate throughout the economy and cause some unintended consequence. However, the severity this time around is a lot less than what the country experienced during the last big oil price decline in the 1980s.
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Economist: Texas is not in a housing bubble

2016 and 2017 could be a game changer
A recent market report shows that home prices in five Texas markets are well above their historical peak levels, which sounds like bad news for the state's housing market. Is the Lone Star state entering a bubble? According to one Texas economist, there is more to the story than just those numbers.
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Texas Capital Bank breaks into correspondent lending

Expects to hire 100 mortgage professionals
Texas Capital Bank announced it is launching a correspondent lending program to work in conjunction with its warehouse lending program. And thanks to the new division, the lender expects to hire 100 mortgage professionals in Richardson, Texas during the next year.
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International buyers pump $8.32B into Texas housing

Naturalized U.S. citizens want Texas houses
Texas home sales purchased by international homebuyers added $8.32 billion to the state’s economy between April 2014 and March 2015. What’s noteworthy is that the demographic pull of buyers is starting to veer away from the usual trends.
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Texas housing inventory is at all-time low

Sales rise in first quarter
If you want to buy a house in Texas, you might be left wanting, because housing inventory in the Lone Star state just hit an all-time low, according to a new report from the Texas Association of Realtors. Sales are up and inventory is down, so what does it mean for the near future?
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