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December New Home Purchase Mortgage Applications Increased 38.7 Percent

2020-01-19T15:24:54-05:00

The Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) Builder Application Survey (BAS) data for December 2019 shows mortgage applications for new home purchases increased 38.7 percent compared to December 2018. Compared to November 2019, applications decreased by 5 percent. This change does not

December New Home Purchase Mortgage Applications Increased 38.7 Percent2020-01-19T15:24:54-05:00

HUD ANNOUNCES SECOND DISASTER RECOVERY GRANT AGREEMENT WITH PUERTO RICO, MAKING $8.2 BILLION AVAILABLE

2020-01-19T15:02:13-05:00

U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Secretary Ben Carson today formally announced a grant agreement with Puerto Rico, making an additional $8.2 billion available to Puerto Rico to help with disaster recovery efforts.

“Now that proper financial controls are

HUD ANNOUNCES SECOND DISASTER RECOVERY GRANT AGREEMENT WITH PUERTO RICO, MAKING $8.2 BILLION AVAILABLE2020-01-19T15:02:13-05:00

HUD AWARDS NEARLY $500,000 TO PUBLIC HOUSING AUTHORITIES TO HELP YOUNG PEOPLE AGING OUT OF FOSTER CARE

2020-01-19T14:59:32-05:00

U.S. Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Secretary Ben Carson today awarded $482,000 to four housing authorities to assist young people aging out of foster care and who are at risk of experiencing homelessness. See chart below.

Secretary Ben Carson made the

HUD AWARDS NEARLY $500,000 TO PUBLIC HOUSING AUTHORITIES TO HELP YOUNG PEOPLE AGING OUT OF FOSTER CARE2020-01-19T14:59:32-05:00

Freddie Mac Multifamily 2020 Outlook Projects Originations Will Grow to $390 Billion

2020-01-13T17:01:52-05:00

Rent Growth Set to Continue as New Supply is Quickly Absorbed

After a year of continued strong growth in the multifamily market, Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC) projects that origination volume will continue growing into 2020, reaching

Freddie Mac Multifamily 2020 Outlook Projects Originations Will Grow to $390 Billion2020-01-13T17:01:52-05:00

Mortgage Applications Decreased Over Two Week Period in Latest MBA Weekly Survey

2020-01-09T14:05:09-05:00

Mortgage applications decreased 1.5 percent from two weeks earlier, according to data from the Mortgage Bankers Association’s (MBA) Weekly Mortgage Applications Survey for the week ending January 3, 2020. The results include adjustments to account for the holidays.

The Market Composite

Mortgage Applications Decreased Over Two Week Period in Latest MBA Weekly Survey2020-01-09T14:05:09-05:00