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  • The end of forbearance and the capital markets May 17, 2021
    One of the great questions facing the housing markets in 2021 is what will happen when the forbearance programs expire. HW+ Premium Content The post The end of forbearance and the capital markets appeared first on HousingWire.
  • Homebuilder confidence holds steady in face of rising costs May 17, 2021
    Homebuilder confidence remained unchanged in the latest National Association of Home Builders index report, holding steady at 83 for May. The post Homebuilder confidence holds steady in face of rising costs appeared first on HousingWire.
  • FHFA’s final ‘living wills’ rule ignores industry concerns May 17, 2021
    The FHFA's final rule on the 'living wills' for GSEs ignored the vast majority of industry comments, David Stevens writes. So why is the industry silent? The post FHFA’s final ‘living wills’ rule ignores industry concerns appeared first on HousingWire.
  • Foreclosures down in April as moratorium continues May 14, 2021
    RealtyTrac and ATTOM Data Solutions found the number of properties with foreclosure filings in April are down 1% month over month and 17% year over year. The post Foreclosures down in April as moratorium continues appeared first on HousingWire.
  • Generation X is looking to move to these metros May 14, 2021
    Millennials aren't the only generation in the market for their dream home. Right now, Generation X makes up over a quarter of potential homebuyers. The post Generation X is looking to move to these metros appeared first on HousingWire.
  • Why does credit matter so much in the home-buying process? Here’s the scoop May 14, 2021
    If you’re finding that your credit score is more of a hindrance than an asset to your home-buying endeavors, never fear. There are methods to improve and maintain your credit as you move toward buying a home. The post Why does credit matter so much in the home-buying process? Here’s the scoop appeared first on […]
  • Former TIAA CEO joins Notarize board of directors May 14, 2021
    Roger Ferguson Jr., the former CEO of TIAA, has joined the Notarize board of directors, the company announced on Thursday. The post Former TIAA CEO joins Notarize board of directors appeared first on HousingWire.
  • How do we make real progress on the homeownership gap? May 14, 2021
    "I would argue that public policy has actually eroded the strength of forceful leadership needed to make any dent in this area," David H. Stevens, former president and CEO of the MBA, said, addressing minority homeownership. HW+ Premium Content The post How do we make real progress on the homeownership gap? appeared first on HousingWire.
  • A guide for homebuyers looking to buy their dream home May 14, 2021
    Low interest rates aren’t the only thing homebuyers should consider while shopping. Here's a checklist to ensure you find your dream home. The post A guide for homebuyers looking to buy their dream home appeared first on HousingWire.
  • UWM has a plan to win a war of mortgage attrition May 14, 2021
    UWM's margins will fall all the way down to 75 to 110 bps. Mat Ishbia says it's the perfect environment to prove that his mortgage firm is truly elite. HW+ Premium Content The post UWM has a plan to win a war of mortgage attrition appeared first on HousingWire.