The growth of the mortgage broker channel gives real estate agents new options for...

The mortgage broker channel has seen a great deal of growth over the last year, with independent mortgage brokers now accounting for more than...

Mortgage Tech Rundown: Openly, roOomy, and Wolters Kluwer

Mortgage Tech Rundown looks at the latest news in mortgage technology, featuring new product updates, integrations and announcements. Tech-enabled home insurance provider Openly launched on...

First American says low mortgage rates are driving home price growth

In September, home prices rose 0.9%, declining 7.6% year over year, First American said in its Real House Price Index. According to the company,...

Pending home sales fall 1.7% in October, as housing shortage worsens

Pending home sales, which measure signed contracts, fell 1.7% in October month-to-month, according to the National Association of Realtors. ...

Weekly mortgage refinance applications surge over 300% from a year ago, but there’s a...

The average contract interest rate for 30-year fixed-rate mortgages with conforming loan balances fell to 3.97% last week from 3.99% the previous week. Points dropped...

Capital Economics: Low mortgage rates aren’t a 2019 anomaly

As 2019 nears its close, experts across the housing industry are doing what they do at this time every year: Looking ahead. Looking back...

Mortgage Tech Rundown: FormFree, NetDirector and QuestSoft

FormFree, a provider of technology solutions for the mortgage industry, announced a new partnership with lead generation platform Teo. Through the partnership, Teo will...

Despite upticks in home equity, HELOCs hit record low

HELOCs are heading out Americans are sitting on unprecedented levels of home equity — $6.3 trillion, to be exact — but they don’t seem to...

Guild Mortgage promotes 3 employees to top positions

Team members bring an average of more than 25 years of experience in the industry to new roles Guild Mortgage, an independent mortgage lender, announced...

Much Better Week For Rates, But Bigger Picture Risks Remain

Mortgage rates finished the week in much better territory compared to last Friday. Today only added modestly to that move, but the simple...