Monthly Archives: December 2018

Fannie Mae Releases November 2018 Monthly Summary

2018-12-31T15:37:00-05:00

WASHINGTON/PRNewswire/ — Fannie Mae’s (OTCQB: FNMA) November 2018 Monthly Summary is now available. The monthly summary report contains information about Fannie Mae’s monthly and year-to-date activities for our gross mortgage portfolio, mortgage-backed securities and other guarantees, interest

Fannie Mae Releases November 2018 Monthly Summary2018-12-31T15:37:00-05:00

Realtors® Housing Minute: A Video Recap of Market Activity in November

2018-12-31T15:27:07-05:00

WASHINGTONDec. 31, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Existing home sales continue to rise month to month in November, while distressed sales drop to record lows.

Visit https://www.nar.realtor/videos/housing-minute to watch a 58-second, animated video from the National Association of Realtors® summarizing December housing

Realtors® Housing Minute: A Video Recap of Market Activity in November2018-12-31T15:27:07-05:00

Pending Home Sales See 0.7 Percent Drop in November

2018-12-31T15:18:31-05:00

WASHINGTONDec. 28, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Pending home sales overall slipped in November, but saw minor increases in the Northeast and the West, according to the National Association of Realtors®.

The Pending Home Sales Index,* www.nar.realtor/pending-home-sales, a forward-looking indicator

Pending Home Sales See 0.7 Percent Drop in November2018-12-31T15:18:31-05:00

Vanderbilt Mortgage and Finance, Inc. Releases Video Guide to Online Application Process

2018-12-21T16:09:08-05:00

Berkshire Hathaway company shares educational video to empower homebuyers

MARYVILLE, Tenn.Dec. 21, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Vanderbilt Mortgage and Finance, Inc., a Berkshire Hathaway company, has released a video to guide home buyers through the process of

Vanderbilt Mortgage and Finance, Inc. Releases Video Guide to Online Application Process2018-12-21T16:09:08-05:00

November Origination Insight Report from Ellie Mae Sees Percentage of Adjustable Rate Mortgages Reach Highest Point in History of Report

2018-12-20T12:50:57-05:00

PLEASANTON, Calif.  – According to the November Origination Insight Report from Ellie Mae® (NYSE:ELLI), the leading cloud-based platform provider for the mortgage finance industry, the percentage of Adjustable Rate Mortgages (ARMs) reached 8.9 percent, the highest percentage since Ellie Mae began

November Origination Insight Report from Ellie Mae Sees Percentage of Adjustable Rate Mortgages Reach Highest Point in History of Report2018-12-20T12:50:57-05:00

U.S. Home Affordability Drops To More Than 10-Year Low In Q4 2018

2018-12-20T12:44:50-05:00

But Affordability Improves From Previous Quarter in 58 Percent of Local Housing Markets; Wage Growth Outpacing Home Price Growth in 22 Percent of Markets, Including San Diego, Brooklyn, Seattle, San Jose and Manhattan

IRVINE, Calif.Dec. 20, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — 

U.S. Home Affordability Drops To More Than 10-Year Low In Q4 20182018-12-20T12:44:50-05:00

Black Knight’s First Look: November Prepayment Activity Hits 10-Year Low as Refinances Fall and Housing Turnover Sees Seasonal Decline

2018-12-20T11:59:43-05:00

— Prepayment activity fell 14 percent month-over-month and 29 percent year-over-year to its lowest level since November 2008

— Historically, prepayments were driven primarily by refinance activity but, more recently, the primary driver has become housing sales

Black Knight’s First Look: November Prepayment Activity Hits 10-Year Low as Refinances Fall and Housing Turnover Sees Seasonal Decline2018-12-20T11:59:43-05:00