December 02, 2016

This Week's Housing Headlines

Housing Headlines

Read some of the key articles related to the mortgage market, housing and the broader economy.

"First–time buyers make gains amid headwinds" (MReport, Nov. 28)

"FHFA raises conforming loan limits" (Builder Online, Nov. 28)

"Freddie Mac officially gives approval to four eMortgage vendors" (HousingWire, Nov. 29)

"U.S. home prices surpass pre–recession peak amid healthy sales" (Denver Post/Associated Press, Nov. 29)

"Fed's Powell says case for rate hike has 'clearly strengthened'" (Bloomberg, Nov. 29)

"Pending home sales up, mortgage apps and foreclosures down" (National Mortgage Professional, Nov. 30)

"Investment sales likely to close year at slightly lower volume than in 2015" (National Real Estate Investor, Nov. 30)

"Federal government bans smoking in public housing" (Reuters, Nov. 30)

"Mortgage rates climb even higher" (MarketWatch, Dec. 1)

"Americans rush to refinance as mortgage rates keep rising" (HousingWire, Dec. 1)

"loanDepot acquires Closing USA and American Coast Title" (HousingWire, Dec. 1)

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