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September 5, 2019

Guardian Residential Lending Industry News, August 29 – September 5, 2019

In the Know: A Roundup of This Week’s Local and National Real Estate Stories  Mortgage Rates Set Another Long-Term Low…   Mortgage Rates Set Another Long-Term Low (Mortgage News Daily, September 3) Not only have mortgagees been able to move lower over the past 4 days, but they’ve done so […]
August 29, 2019

Guardian Residential Lending Industry News, August 22-29, 2019

In the Know: A Roundup of This Week’s Local and National Real Estate Stories  Cost of living, mortgage rates and the nation’s most expensive residential listing… Homeownership is the Top Contributor to Household Wealth (Mortgage News Daily, Aug. 28) Two US Census Bureau researchers have determined that the biggest determinants […]
August 15, 2019

Guardian Residential Lending Industry News, August 8-15, 2019

In the Know: A Roundup of This Week’s Local and National Real Estate Stories  Is a recession coming? What’s going on with interest rates? FHA to make financing easier for condo owners, and more news below… A Danish Bank Is Offering Mortgages With Negative Interest Rates— What would happen if […]
August 8, 2019

Guardian Residential Lending Industry News, August 1-8, 2019

In the Know: A Roundup of This Week’s Local and National Real Estate Stories  Since 1971, the lowest average 30-year fixed mortgage rate was 3.31% in November 2012. Americans have never felt better about buying a house than they do right now (HW, Aug. 7) Fannie’s housing sentiment index reaches […]
August 1, 2019

Guardian Residential Lending Industry News, July 25 – August 1, 2019

In the Know: A Roundup of This Week’s Local and National Real Estate Stories  Housing’s Having a Strong Summer; Cheap Rates Push Up Re-fis; Younger Americans Want in on Homeownership “Homes are selling at a breakneck pace, in less than a month, on average, for existing homes and three months […]
July 18, 2019

Guardian Residential Lending Industry News, July 18, 2019

In the Know: A Roundup of This Week’s Local and National Real Estate Stories  Vacation homes, VA loan limits, and more… Fannie Mae lowers mortgage rate forecast and says home-price growth will accelerate (HW, July 16) Mortgage giant predicts 30-year fixed rate will average 3.7% in 2019’s second half Fannie […]
June 20, 2019

Guardian Residential Lending Industry News, June 13-20, 2019

In the Know: A Roundup of This Week’s Local and National Real Estate Stories  Moderating home prices; fixer-upper mortgages  and biometric technology in homes… Moderating Home Prices Stoke ‘Time to Sell’ Sentiment (Mortgage News Daily, June 19) Seventy-three percent of respondents said it was a good time to sell, up […]
June 13, 2019

Guardian Residential Lending Industry News, June 6-13, 2019

In the Know: A Roundup of This Week’s Local and National Real Estate Stories  Refi Demand Skyrockets 47%, and Prime Property on Poipu Beach…   Refi Demand Skyrockets 47% as Rates Slide (Mortgage Daily News, June 12) Mortgage applications soared during the week ended June 7 as interest rates declined […]
June 6, 2019

Guardian Residential Lending Industry News, May 30 – June 6, 2019

In the Know: A Roundup of This Week’s Local and National Real Estate Stories  Mortgage rates nearly hit a 2-year low and other news this week…   Freddie Mac: Mortgage rates nearly hit a 2-year low (HW, June 6) The 30-year fixed-rate mortgage averaged 3.82% this week READ MORE…   […]
May 30, 2019

Guardian Residential Lending Industry News, May 23-30, 2019

In the Know: A Roundup of This Week’s Local and National Real Estate Stories  Mortgage rates fall, Tacoma is the nation’s hottest housing market and the Brady Bunch house is back…   The 30-year fixed-rate mortgage averaged 3.99% this week (HW, May 30) Mortgage rates fell below 4% this week to […]