Freddie Mac extends mortgage relief for Hurricane victims

Due to the widespread influence of Hurricane Sandy, homeowners in the areas affected now have multiple mortgage relief options to make paying off the loans more manageable.
Due to the widespread influence of Hurricane Sandy, homeowners in the areas affected now have multiple mortgage relief options to make paying off the loans more manageable. [More]


RealtyTrac: Foreclosure levels decline in Q3

The distressed property situation in the housing market remained strong during the third quarter, as more than half of the country experienced fewer foreclosures compared to the same three-month period last year.
The distressed property situation in the housing market remained strong during the third quarter, as more than half of the country experienced fewer foreclosures compared to the same three-month period last year. [More]


Mortgage rates rise slightly, still near record low

The average home loan rate continued at an affordable level during late October, as levels rose slightly compared to a week earlier.
The average home loan rate continued at an affordable level during late October, as levels rose slightly compared to a week earlier. [More]


Mortgage application levels decline in mid-October

The level of home loan applications fell during the week ending October 19, but the significant decline was likely due to an upward adjustment in the previous week's figure.
The level of home loan applications fell during the week ending October 19, but the significant decline was likely due to an upward adjustment in the previous week's figure. [More]


Mortgage market issues persist

The mortgage market needs further repairs in order to better aid potential homebuyers, as well as improve the bottom line for businesses and banks.
The mortgage market needs further repairs in order to better aid potential homebuyers, as well as improve the bottom line for businesses and banks. [More]


Mortgage rates fall, approach record-lows

The latest report on mortgage records showed that rates fell closer to their lowest levels in history.
The latest report on mortgage records showed that rates fell closer to their lowest levels in history. [More]


Home loan applications fall in mid-October

Recent mortgage records showed that loan applications declined for the second consecutive week after rising to its highest level since 2009.
Recent mortgage records showed that loan applications declined for the second consecutive week after rising to its highest level since 2009. [More]


Commercial gains reported in third quarter

Real estate professionals in the the commercial sector experienced notable gains so far this year, and these improvements continued in the third quarter in a number of key areas.
Real estate professionals in the the commercial sector experienced notable gains so far this year, and these improvements continued in the third quarter in a number of key areas. [More]


Mortgage application activity inches lower to start October

Although fixed mortgage rates continue to hover near all-time lows, loan application activity declined slightly in the week ending October 5.
Although fixed mortgage rates continue to hover near all-time lows, loan application activity declined slightly in the week ending October 5. [More]


Mortgage fraud declines significantly in 2012

In the wake of the housing market collapse, millions of borrowers defaulted on their mortgages and subsequently entered the foreclosure process.
In the wake of the housing market collapse, millions of borrowers defaulted on their mortgages and subsequently entered the foreclosure process. [More]