Freddie Mac: Streamlined modification immediately available to delinquent borrowers

Freddie Mac officials said consumers nationwide can now capitalize on current conditions and favorable rate levels through its Streamlined Modification program - in hopes of keeping the ongoing housing recovery moving forward.
Freddie Mac officials said consumers nationwide can now capitalize on current conditions and favorable rate levels through its Streamlined Modification program - in hopes of keeping the ongoing housing recovery moving forward. [More]


April rates high on latest Obama Administration Housing Scorecard

The April edition of the Obama Administration's Housing Scorecard, released by U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development and the U.S. Department of the Treasury, showed recent programs which have set new standards for mortgage assistance have helped protect consumers and boost the ongoing recovery.
The April edition of the Obama Administration's Housing Scorecard, released by U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development and the U.S. Department of the Treasury, showed recent programs which have set new standards for mortgage assistance have helped protect consumers and boost the ongoing recovery. [More]


National mortgage rate averages tick up in early May

In its Primary Mortgage Market Survey for the week ending May 3, Freddie Mac reported that popular fixed-rate mortgages exhibited substantial rises, while mixed movement was seen among adjustable-rate mortgages.
In its Primary Mortgage Market Survey for the week ending May 3, Freddie Mac reported that popular fixed-rate mortgages exhibited substantial rises, while mixed movement was seen among adjustable-rate mortgages. [More]


May sees substantial uptick in mortgage applications

According to the Mortgage Bankers Association's Market Composite Index, week-over-week improvement of 7 percent was recently exhibited on both seasonally adjusted and unadjusted bases.
According to the Mortgage Bankers Association's Market Composite Index, week-over-week improvement of 7 percent was recently exhibited on both seasonally adjusted and unadjusted bases. [More]


Mortgage rates again tick lower at end of April

Freddie Mac reported in its latest Primary Mortgage Market Survey that fixed-rate mortgages are now in record-low territories, after exhibiting continuous declines for the past several weeks.
Freddie Mac reported in its latest Primary Mortgage Market Survey that fixed-rate mortgages are now in record-low territories, after exhibiting continuous declines for the past several weeks. [More]


Mortgage applications tick up for fourth straight week

The Mortgage Bankers Association's Weekly Mortgage Applications Survey for the week ending April 26 detailed an increase in loan application volumes, showing a sizable week-over-week increase of 1.8 percent on a seasonally adjusted basis.
The Mortgage Bankers Association's Weekly Mortgage Applications Survey for the week ending April 26 detailed an increase in loan application volumes, showing a sizable week-over-week increase of 1.8 percent on a seasonally adjusted basis. [More]


CRS Data and iMapp Sign Strategic Agreement

CRS Data (Courthouse Retrieval System) and iMapp® today announced the signing of a strategic agreement which leverages the strengths of both companies.
CRS Data (Courthouse Retrieval System) and iMapp® today announced the signing of a strategic agreement which leverages the strengths of both companies. [More]


National mortgage rates fall for four straight weeks

Freddie Mac reported progress was seen for popular short- and long-term mortgage products recently, with its Primary Mortgage Market Survey for the week ending April 25 showing decreases across the board, and both 15- and five-year options reaching record low levels.
Freddie Mac reported progress was seen for popular short- and long-term mortgage products recently, with its Primary Mortgage Market Survey for the week ending April 25 showing decreases across the board, and both 15- and five-year options reaching record low levels. [More]


Mortgage applications again seen increasing nationwide

According to the Mortgage Bankers Association's Weekly Mortgage Applications Survey for the week ending April 19, small increases in consumer activity led to the third consecutive week heightened application figures have been observed.
According to the Mortgage Bankers Association's Weekly Mortgage Applications Survey for the week ending April 19, small increases in consumer activity led to the third consecutive week heightened application figures have been observed. [More]


Mortgage records show falling rates last week

According to the latest Primary Mortgage Market Survey distributed by Freddie Mac, the week ending April 18 saw positive changes in both fixed- and adjustable-rate mortgages, with many moving down significantly from their previous positions recorded the preceding week.
According to the latest Primary Mortgage Market Survey distributed by Freddie Mac, the week ending April 18 saw positive changes in both fixed- and adjustable-rate mortgages, with many moving down significantly from their previous positions recorded the preceding week. [More]