Articles Tagged with ''Rising Rates''

Monday Morning Cup of Coffee: Mortgage payments set to jump in 2019

Interest rate increase could add to affordability problems facing homebuyers
Rising rates could cause mortgage payments to increase up to 8.4% in 2019, adding to an already problematic affordability issue for homebuyers across the nation, according to the S&P Global Ratings’ latest housing market update. Plus, two celebrities settle with the SEC after not disclosing paid promotions involving an allegedly fraudulent initial coin offering.
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Communication is key: Q&A with loanDepot’s Julius Washington

"In today’s market, communication is the biggest tool you have"
How do Loan Officers set themselves apart and earn a share of today’s smaller business pie? We asked Julius Washington, executive licensed lending officer at Foothill Ranch, California-based loanDepot. As one of loanDepot's top-performing LOs, Washington shared his perspective on what drives his personal success. 
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Could residential markets learn from CMBS trends?

While residential housing experts fret about the future of market recovery -- threats appear to be looming left and right, from higher rates to increased regulation -- the boom in commercial mortgages is getting less ink. But could the boom in CMBS hold lessons for the residential market?
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