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Hispanic homeownership rate surged in 2016

Only ethnic demographic to increase homeownership rate
The homeownership rate among Hispanics ticked up even while other ethnic demographics saw a decrease. The National Association of Hispanic Real Estate Professionals explains some of the factors causing the increase among Hispanics.
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Upcoming loan officers ready for the market?

Only 20% speak a second language
As many loan officers prepare for retirement, the market struggles to find their replacement, and those that are coming in may not be prepared for today’s market. With only 20% of them reporting that they speak another language, this could become a barrier for the diverse new home-buying population.
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[Webinar] Hispanics want to own homes, but are lenders ready?

Get exclusive information on Hispennials
According to the Mortgage Bankers Association, there will be nearly 6 million more Hispanic households in 2024 than in 2014. Do you have the right tools and procedures in place to meet the needs of this diverse group of borrowers? These three expert panelists will fill in the gaps.
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Wells Fargo rolls out $125B lending goal for Hispanic households

Works with NAHREP to triple Hispanic household wealth
The National Association of Hispanic Real Estate Professionals continues to make significant strides in the industry to push diversity, announcing a major milestone in its efforts. Wells Fargo Home Mortgage said its new goal is to originate $125 billion over the next 10 years in support of the Hispanic Wealth Project. And the goals don’t stop there.
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Trending Thursday: Forensic accounting in #FannieGate gets audited

Is it time for an entirely new housing policy?
A new book looks at the saga of the GSEs since the big housing meltdown and says housing is a big risk just waiting for the fuse to be lit. So just how reliable is that forensic accounting report on FannieGate that everyone talks about, but few mainstream publications reported on?
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What immigration reform means for housing

Growth potential among immigrants is substantial
With the recent announcement of President Obama’s Executive Order on immigration reform, responses from both sides of the political spectrum have been mixed. However, the reform can be expected to spur new opportunities for growth in the housing market.
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