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Have First-Time and Repeat Buyers Switched Places?

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A recent report revealed that first-time homebuyers were dominating the mortgage market despite tight credit and high rental costs. How are repeat buyers influencing this change?

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Is Homeownership Becoming Less Stressful?

Homeownership is less stressful than ever. Homeowners are feeling the effects of lower costs of ownership and the sense of accomplishment of owning a home, despite the stress that always come along with homeownership.

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Chase Expands Reward Points for New Mortgages

The New York-based Chase has launched an offer for select Chase cardmembers to earn between 25,000 and 75,000 Ultimate Rewards points or MileagePlus miles when purchasing a home with Chase. Following an enthusiastic response from Sapphire customers last year, eligible ...

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Mortgage Offer APRs Trending Higher

LendingTree has released its latest Mortgage Offers Report, breaking down the lending landscape for February 2018. The Mortgage Offers Report serves as a useful companion to other standard industry surveys on mortgage rates because, as LendingTree points out, “Most quoted ...

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Serious Delinquencies Spike in Texas, Florida

Except for in the hurricane-hit states of Florida, Texas, and Puerto Rico, delinquency rates across the U.S. declined in November 2017 on a year-over-year basis, according to the Loan Performance Insights Report released by CoreLogic on Tuesday. The report examines ...

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Collingwood Webinar Breaks Down 2018 Mortgage Trends

On Friday, February 9, MountainView Financial Solutions presented its monthly mortgage servicing rights (MSR) seminar, featuring Tim Rood, Chairman of The Collingwood Group, LLC. Rood presented a webinar entitled “Rightsizing Your Mortgage Business for 2018: Planning for the Uncertainties.” If ...

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How Could Housing Reform Affect Rural Mortgage Lending?

According to a new paper published by the Center on Regulation and Markets at the Brookings Institution, rural communities could be dealt a serious blow if housing finance and GSE reform fails to take into account the effect such reform ...

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