Home Owners


April 29, 2021

Guardian Residential Lending Industry News, April 22-29, 2021

In the Know: A Roundup of This Week’s Local and National Real Estate Stories   Home sale prices reach record highs — again (HW, April 27) Redfin report shows it’s not COVID that is keeping people from listing their homes The effects of low housing inventory continue to cause significant […]
April 22, 2021

Guardian Residential Lending Industry News, April 15-22, 2021

In the Know: A Roundup of This Week’s Local and National Real Estate Stories   Sales of luxury homes skyrocket in first quarter (HW, April 21) Affluent Americans taking advantage of mortgage rates, work-from-home flexibility Sales of luxury homes rose 41.6% year-over-year in the first quarter of 2021, crushing sales […]
April 15, 2021

Guardian Residential Lending Industry News, April 8-15, 2021

In the Know: A Roundup of This Week’s Local and National Real Estate Stories Mortgage Rates Suddenly Trend Downward (M Report, April 9) Mortgage Rates Lowest in Nearly a Month In a change of trend, mortgage rates dropped this week for the first time after seven weeks of rising, as […]
April 8, 2021

Guardian Residential Lending Industry News, April 1-8, 2021

In the Know: A Roundup of This Week’s Local and National Real Estate Stories People Are Finally Starting to Think About Selling Homes Instead of Just Buying Them (M Report, April 7) The percentage of respondents who say it is a good time to buy a home rose to 53 […]
April 1, 2021

Guardian Residential Lending Industry News, March 25-April 1, 2021

In the Know: A Roundup of This Week’s Local and National Real Estate Stories 5 Changes Loom for a Post-Pandemic Housing Market (M Report, March 31) The five primary changes include: Home values will grow as the economy recovers, but at a slower pace as higher mortgage rates may temper […]
March 18, 2021

Guardian Residential Lending Industry News, March 11-18, 2021

In the Know: A Roundup of This Week’s Local and National Real Estate Stories Insane Lumber Prices, Refi-Demand and Women’s Homeownership The Pandemic Ignited a Housing Boom—but It’s Different From the Last One (WSJ, March 15) Residential home sales are hitting peaks last seen in 2006, just before the bubble […]
March 11, 2021

Guardian Residential Lending Industry News, March 4-11, 2021

In the Know: A Roundup of This Week’s Local and National Real Estate Stories Spring housing market forecast: record purchase volume (HW, March 8) MBA says a meaningful jump in the supply of newly built homes will be key …our industry is gearing up for a strong spring housing market […]
March 4, 2021

Guardian Residential Lending Industry News, February 25-March 4, 2021

In the Know: A Roundup of This Week’s Local and National Real Estate Stories For the first time since July, mortgage rates pass 3% (HW, March 4) The average mortgage rate for a 30-year fixed loan rose 5 basis points last week to 3.02%, marking the first time since July that the […]
February 25, 2021

Guardian Residential Lending Industry News, February 18-25, 2021

In the Know: A Roundup of This Week’s Local and National Real Estate Stories More Americans are looking to move as remote work gains acceptance during Covid pandemic (CNBC, Feb. 22) -More Americans are planning to move this year due to the flexible work from home lifestyle that the Covid-19 […]
February 18, 2021

Guardian Residential Lending Industry News, February 11-18, 2021

In the Know: A Roundup of This Week’s Local and National Real Estate Stories Yes, Mortgage Rates are Much Higher This Week (Mortgage News Daily, Feb. 17) Volatility has returned to the mortgage market in grand fashion this week with many lenders quoting rates that are as much as a […]