• Ocwen2.80+0.00 +0.00%
  • Zillow48.18-2.14 -4.25%
  • Trulia47+0 +0%
  • NationStar17.78-0.14 -0.78%
  • CoreLogic43.36-0.20 -0.46%
  • RE/MAX56.70-0.45 -0.79%
  • Fannie Mae2.35-0.04 -1.67%
  • Freddie Mac2.26-0.02 -0.88%
  • Wells Fargo53.16+0.26 +0.49%
  • CitiMortgage64.23+0.45 +0.71%
  • Bank of America23.27+0.38 +1.66%
  • Fidelity National Financial44.52-0.15 -0.34%
  • First American45.22-0.12 -0.26%
  • Black Knight Financial Services40.05+0.00 +0.00%
  • AUDUSD=X0.7589+0.0007 +0.0897%
  • USDJPY=X112.1240-0.1420 -0.1265%
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NAR Reports a Rise in Pending Home Sales

The housing outlook, based on pending home sales, improved with many first-time buyers taking advantage of near record-high housing affordability conditions, according to the latest report released by the National Association of Realtors (NAR) on Monday.

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Fed: Banks Constrict Q1 Mortgage Lending

Banks continued to tighten lending standards during the first quarter of the year, according to the Federal Reserve’s senior loan officer survey published on Monday. The central bank’s first quarter lending review showed that 50 percent of U.

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Report: Mortgage Industry Hirings Surge

Mortgage industry hirings skyrocketed during the first quarter of the year, according to figures published on PR Newswire Monday. The report showed that mortgage companies hired 8,877 people from January to March – a monumental increase from 925 industry new hires in the fourth quarter of last year and 1,199 in the first quarter of 2008.

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Report: Delinquencies Lowest in 12 Months

Jacksonville, Florida’s Lender Processing Services (LPS), Inc. released its latest LPS Mortgage Monitor this week, which provides mortgage industry performance indicators as of March month-end. Among the findings, LPS reported that the number of newly delinquent loans declined in March to 7.

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Home Prices, Sales Down in Rhode Island

The single-family median home price in Rhode Island fell 25.9 percent in the first quarter compared to the same period in 2008, according to a report released Thursday by The Warren Group, which provides real estate data for the New England area.

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Bay State Home Sales Fall To 18-Year Low

Sales of single-family homes in Massachusetts during the first quarter dropped nearly 11 percent, according to a market report released Wednesday by the Boston-based research firm The Warren Group. During the first three months of the year, the company said 6,160 homes were sold in the Bay State, down from 6,912 for the same period last year.

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Mortgage Apps Nosedive in Latest Survey

The Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) has released its Weekly Mortgage Applications Survey for the week ending April 24, 2009, which showed that despite high affordability conditions within the marketplace, the number of people applying for a home loan dropped significantly last week.

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Report: Home Prices May Be Leveling Off

The spiraling decline in home values for the past too-many-months slowed in February, according to data released by Standard & Poor’s on Tuesday. While the prices of existing single family homes across the United States continued to slide, the downward trend didn’t gain any speed, offering a sliver of promise to the nation’s housing markets.

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