Home Owners


December 5, 2019

Guardian Residential Lending Industry News, December 5, 2019

In the Know: A Roundup of This Week’s Local and National Real Estate Stories  What to expect from the housing market in 2020 and more… FHA loan limits increasing for almost all of U.S. in 2020 (HW, Dec. 5) 11 counties will actually see loan limits decrease According to an […]
November 21, 2019

Guardian Residential Lending Industry News, November 14-21, 2019

In the Know: A Roundup of This Week’s Local and National Real Estate Stories  US Economic Optimism; Minority Homeownership gains; and the Comeback of Starter Homes… This is now the best bull market ever (CNBC, Nov. 14) The longest bull market in history is also the best ever. The current […]
November 14, 2019

Guardian Residential Lending Industry News, November 7-14, 2019

In the Know: A Roundup of This Week’s Local and National Real Estate Stories  NAR bans pocket listings; Mortgage applications rise; Bidding wars drop; and a Rosy outlook for 2020 Sales of new houses will rise to a 13-year high in 2020, NAR’s chief economist says (HW, Nov. 8) New-home […]
November 7, 2019

Guardian Residential Lending Industry News, October 31 – November 7, 2019

In the Know: A Roundup of This Week’s Local and National Real Estate Stories  US Homeownership rate is up; Recession fears are fading; and more news… CoreLogic: U.S. home prices rise by 3.5% in September (HW, Nov 6) In September, the U.S. homeownership rate rose to a 5-year high According […]
October 31, 2019

Guardian Residential Lending Industry News, October 24-31, 2019

In the Know: A Roundup of This Week’s Local and National Real Estate Stories  Millions of first-time homebuyers; Pending sales stats; and more news…   U.S. homeownership rate rises in 3Q (HW, Oct. 29) The rate for black Americans rose more than two percentage points from 2Q’s record low READ […]
October 24, 2019

Guardian Residential Lending Industry News, October 17-24, 2019

In the Know: A Roundup of This Week’s Local and National Real Estate Stories  Home Prices, Rates, and Portland’s “Hottest Hoods”…   Median home prices hit new high in Q3 (HW, Oct. 24) Median home prices rose 8.3% from last year and up 2.9% from the previous quarter in the […]
October 17, 2019

Guardian Residential Lending Industry News, October 10-17, 2019

In the Know: A Roundup of This Week’s Local and National Real Estate Stories  Housing trends; Popular decor by state; US mortgage denials are now at lowest levels since the financial crisis…   The Most Popular Décor Trends By State It may surprise you… READ MORE…   What’s trending in […]
October 10, 2019

Guardian Residential Lending Industry News, October 3 – 10, 2019

In the Know: A Roundup of This Week’s Local and National Real Estate Stories  Refis are up; so are bidding wars…   Bidding wars are taking a strange turn in the fall housing market (CNBC, Oct. 8) In September, 11% of offers written by Redfin, a national real estate brokerage, […]
October 3, 2019

Guardian Residential Lending Industry News, September 26 – October 3, 2019

In the Know: A Roundup of This Week’s Local and National Real Estate Stories  Forecast hints at a strong housing market this fall…   Freddie Mac: September forecast hints at a strong housing market this fall (HW, Sept. 30) Low mortgage rates are predicted to accelerate home sales growth Although […]
September 26, 2019

Guardian Residential Lending Industry News, September 19-26, 2019

In the Know: A Roundup of This Week’s Local and National Real Estate Stories  Top 25 places to buy a vacation home; The Nation’s top real estate markets;  How first-time homebuyers really feel and more…   Two Oregon and two Hawaii spots land on Vacasa’s list of top vacation home […]