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Home Price Index Up 60% Annually

“But real estate is local, and there are markets where annual price growth isn’t just slowing, but prices are falling from recent peaks,” said Mark Fleming, Chief Economist at First American Financial Corporation.

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Encouraging Landlords to Accept Housing Choice Vouchers

A new study from the Urban Institute examines why landlords are hesitant to accept housing vouchers, despite most of the rent being government guaranteed. Studies show many landlords do not want to rent to voucher recipients for personal reasons, some bureaucratic.

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IMBs Report Q3 2022 Losses

According to the latest Quarterly Mortgage Bankers Performance Report, IMBs and mortgage subsidiaries of chartered banks reported a net loss of $624 on each loan they originated in Q3 of 2022, down from a reported loss of $82 per loan in Q2 of 2022.

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Fannie Mae Completes Final CIRT of the Year

In executing its 11th Credit Insurance Risk Transfer transaction of 2022 for $343 million, the GSE continues its effort to reduce taxpayer risk by increasing the role of private capital in the mortgage market.

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Investor Home Sales Slide in Q3

Redfin reports investor home purchases dropped 30% in Q3 2022, the largest decline reported since the Great Recession aside from Q2 2020, at the outset of the pandemic.

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The Front Lines of Property Preservation

DS News speaks to property preservation experts about how they’re navigating economic challenges, a shifting industry landscape, and an exodus of vendor partners as they attempt to maintain strong boots-on-the-ground service.

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