Home Owners


October 22, 2020

Guardian Residential Lending Industry News, October 15-22, 2020

In the Know: A Roundup of This Week’s Local and National Real Estate Stories Mortgage rates hit another record low this week (HW, Oct. 22) This week’s dip marks 13 consecutive weeks of rates below 3% READ MORE… Competition Heats Up for Entry-level Homebuyers (The M Report, Oct. 21) According […]
October 15, 2020

Guardian Residential Lending Industry News, October 8-15, 2020

In the Know: A Roundup of This Week’s Local and National Real Estate Stories   Average 30-year mortgage rate falls to another all-time low (HW, Oct. 15) The average U.S. mortgage rate for a 30-year fixed loan fell to 2.81% this week, the lowest in Freddie Mac’s survey history, the […]
October 8, 2020

Guardian Residential Lending Industry News, October 1-8, 2020

In the Know: A Roundup of This Week’s Local and National Real Estate Stories Everything You Should Know About The New Mortgage Refinancing Fee That Goes Into Effect Dec. 1 (Forbes, Oct. 8) The new “adverse market refinance fee” is a 0.5% fee that will be charged to refinances sold […]
October 1, 2020

Guardian Residential Lending Industry News, September 24 – October 1, 2020

In the Know: A Roundup of This Week’s Local and National Real Estate Stories New home sales crush expectations, but the supply is running out (CNBC, Sept. 24) -Sales of newly built homes jumped to the highest level in 14 years in August, but builders’ supply dropped to just 3.3 […]
September 24, 2020

Guardian Residential Lending Industry News, September 17-24, 2020

In the Know: A Roundup of This Week’s Local and National Real Estate Stories Home Sales Surge to Best Levels in 14 Years (Mortgage News Daily, Sept. 22) Existing home sales continued on a roll for the third consecutive month, hitting the highest level in August since December 2006. READ […]
September 17, 2020

Guardian Residential Lending Industry News, September 10-17, 2020

In the Know: A Roundup of This Week’s Local and National Real Estate Stories Freddie Mac Reported Lowest Mortgage Rate In History (The M Report, Sept. 11) Freddie Mac this week released the results of its Primary Mortgage Market Survey (PMMS), showing that the 30-year fixed-rate mortgage (FRM) averaged 2.86%, the lowest […]
September 10, 2020

Guardian Residential Lending Industry News, September 3-10, 2020

In the Know: A Roundup of This Week’s Local and National Real Estate Stories Mortgage lending sets a 20-year record with $1.1T in Q2 (HW, Sept. 9) And refi volume for the third quarter will be even higher U.S. lenders issued a staggering $1.1 trillion in home loans between April […]
September 3, 2020

Guardian Residential Lending Industry News, August 27-September 3, 2020

In the Know: A Roundup of This Week’s Local and National Real Estate Stories Why is the housing market thriving in a pandemic? (Housing Wire, September 3) Low mortgage rates coupled with a shift to working at home are driving demand, Yun says The deadliest pandemic in more than a […]
August 27, 2020

Guardian Residential Lending Industry News, August 20-27, 2020

In the Know: A Roundup of This Week’s Local and National Real Estate Stories Home Prices Hit Record Highs. Is It a Bubble About to Burst? (Realtor.com, August 24) In some metropolitan areas, prices have shot up by more than 20% in the past year alone. Just how sustainable is […]
August 20, 2020

Guardian Residential Lending Industry News, August 13-20, 2020

In the Know: A Roundup of This Week’s Local and National Real Estate Stories Homebuilding is on Best Pace in Over a Decade (Mortgage Daily News, August 18) Residential construction rates soared in July with both permits and starts increasing from their June pace by double digits and topping 2019 numbers […]