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 'Capital Economics'


Easing lending standards bring back first-time buyers

Capital Economics: The housing recovery needs this
Easing mortgage standards are allowing first-time homebuyers to finally jump into the housing market after a rough start to the year held a lot of them back. A new Capital Economics report attributed some of the reason that lenders are now more willing to relax lending conditions to these two things.
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Is the rental market about to bust?

Capital Economics: The true tightness of the rental market
The status of the rental market is buried beneath two seemingly different market indicator reports. However, after a little digging, a new Capital Economics report discovered the likely reason behind the two opposing indicators, noting things are not as bad as they appear.
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Surge in sales leads to tighter housing market

Capital Economics: Housing market activity has seen gains favoring buyers
With limited numbers of existing homes coming onto the market, rising sales have led to very tight market conditions, according to a new client note from Capital Economics. This may be good for buyers and here's why.
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