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Migration, Low Rates Make Homeownership Attainable

While house prices are rising in a robust market, low interest rates are making homeownership more affordable than it was 20 years ago, according to the winter edition of "The Housing and Mortgage Market Review (HaMMR)," released Thursday by Arch ...

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Q3 Shows Signs of Effective Foreclosure Prevention Actions

The government-sponsored enterprises (GSEs) completed 539,451 foreclosure prevention actions during the third quarter of this year, according to new data from the Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA). The total number of GSE loans in forbearance plans totaled 1.04 million by ...

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Key Takeaways from Real Estate in 2020

Just as clothes go in and out of fashion, so do real estate trends. 2020 saw its fair share of new ways to shop for homes, high levels of demand, and even a few myths busted, according to Zillow. Here ...

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How Housing Policy Can Advance Racial Equality

While COVID-19’s hardly at the root of housing challenges, the pandemic compounded them—a signal that another housing crisis can be expected for homeowners, renters, and rental property owners, according to a report from the Urban Institute. In the eye of ...

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What Marcia Fudge’s Appointment Might Mean for HUD

Since President-elect Joe Biden nominated Ohio Rep. Marcia Fudge for Secretary of the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), members of the housing industry, and Fudge herself, have reacted. Via Twitter, following the nomination, Fudge said, "This pandemic, the ...

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Mnuchin Addresses GSEs and Conservatorship

The Treasury Secretary of the United States says Freddie Mac and Fannie Mae will remain government-sponsored throughout the remainder of Donald Trump's presidency, leaving President-elect Joseph Biden to decide the enterprises' fates. Wall Street Journal and Bloomberg report that the ...

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Possible Solutions for Borrowers Unable to Make Payments

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Based on its recent research and panel discussions, the Urban Institute on Friday published "Three Ways to Help 3.2 Million Struggling Homeowners." The Institute has discovered that while some 3.7 million homeowners, as of November, had resumed mortgage payments and ...

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