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How Much of Household Debt Is Mortgage Based?

mortgages

A study found that household debts are approaching new highs. Here’s how mortgages and other consumer loans are impacting the rising debt numbers.

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Home Equity Soars, But How High?

home equity

A new report explores equity gains among U.S. homeowners between the first quarters of 2017 and 2018. How do all those numbers break down, and what does it mean for the housing market?

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Where is the Mortgage Industry Headed in 2018?

low income households

Customer service will be key to any innovation in the mortgage and servicing space according to a report. What are the other trends shaping the industry this year?

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Mr. Cooper Brings the Power of AI to Homeowners

digital

Mr. Cooper, a Dallas-based non-bank mortgage servicer and mortgage lender, today introduced Mr. Cooper with Home Intelligence, a new mobile app that uses artificial intelligence to reimagine the experience of homeownership with tools to help homeowners optimize their personal balance ...

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Improving the HELOC Experience

home equity

Established relationships with lenders still play a crucial role for borrowers looking at home equity line of credit (HELOC) according to the latest U.S. Home Equity Line of Credit Satisfaction Study by research and rating firm J.D. Power. The study ...

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Home Equity Among Retirees

home equity

According to a study by the National Reverse Mortgage Lenders Association, housing equity for homeowners aged 62 and older increased by $149 billion between Q3 2017 and Q4 2017, hitting a massive total of $6.6 trillion. The National Reverse Mortgage ...

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U.S. Homeownership Rates Lose Ground to Other Developed Countries

The rate of homeownership in the U.S. is in the middle to lower range compared to other developed countries according to an analysis by the Urban Institute. In fact, data showed that the rate is about the same as it ...

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HELOC Rates Could Jump 75 Basis Points in 2018

For borrowers hoping to secure a home equity line of credit (HELOC) in 2018, sooner rather than later would be the best approach according to a new 2018 forecast by Bankrate. With the Fed recently increasing interest rates, Bankrate predicts ...

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U.S. Homeowners’ Trillion-Dollar Quarter

Home equity got a big boost in the third quarter, and fewer American homes are upside down. A new report offers several reasons why.

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