Items Tagged with 'housing forecast'


  • Low mortgage rates may drive home purchase lending to 14-year high

    Economic hangover helping to keep rates low
    The recent drop in mortgage interest rates is already having an impact on overall mortgage demand as well as the demand for refinances, but just how much could the return of low interest rates impact the market? Quite a bit, according to new data from iEmergent. In fact, iEmergent is projecting a 14-year high in purchase lending.
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  • Mortgage experts agree: There is no housing bubble

    Slow and steady wins the race
    With or without President Donald Trump, the housing market must go on. So as the world continues to tune in to Trump, HousingWire took a break to zero in on what we know best: housing. Three experts joined HousingWire on a webinar on Wednesday to discuss what’s next for housing and the mortgage nation.
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  • Here's what will happen in housing and mortgages regardless of what Trump does next

    This HousingWire webinar will give us a reality check
    Trump news is everywhere. Most of it is speculation as to what he will do next, and what it will mean for the mortgage and housing markets. But, here's how to find out what will happen in the housing and mortgage markets regardless of what Trump does. Hurry, sign up now! Today's the day for this FREE webinar!
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  • Goldman Sachs conference answers 3 top housing questions

    Wall Street firm gathers industry movers and shakers for answers
    Despite housing not being a big topic of conversation during the election cycle, it’s made it way to the top of the pile in the Trump administration. So what does this mean for the industry? Panelists at Goldman Sachs’ annual housing and consumer finance housing conference in New York City answer three top questions.
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  • What's in store for housing in 2017?

    The National Association of Realtors answers, gives forecast for next year
    Low housing inventory levels plagued the market last year, and it's still not over. So will next year bring better news or more houses on the market? The National Association of Realtors gave its forecast for next year at the 2016 Realtors Conference & Expo. The forecast, while not likely to solve all the shortage problems, is still positive.
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  • Here are Freddie Mac's five housing predictions for 2016

    Prognostications on interest rates, house prices and more
    With just a few days left in 2015, Freddie Mac is looking towards 2016 and trying to predict just what’s going to happen in housing over the next 12 months. Here are five housing predictions for 2016, courtesy of Freddie Mac.
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  • Trulia: 3 predictions for housing in 2016

    Buying still beats renting
    With 2016 right around the corner, Trulia published a blog on what it predicts will happen in the housing market over the next year. One of these predictions is that buying will still be a more financially wise decision compared to renting.
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  • Is the mortgage industry ready for TRID and more next year?

    TRID, rising interest rates, MSAs take center stage
    As we head into the end of the year, there is always much discussion around what the next year will bring for the mortgage industry. But before you predict next year, you must look at what the mortgage industry can expect for the rest of this year. The greatest challenge, however, may be the industry’s perception of itself.
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  • San Francisco exhibiting potential signs of a housing bubble

    But not the entire nation
    The San Francisco Bay Area is showing some warning signs of a possible bubble. However, this isn't to say the entire nation is on the verge of a bubble. Collateral Analytics noted that some economists and real estate observers are trying to sensationalize an issue that doesn't exist.
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