Posts Covering Mortgage Industry Talk

Lenders Loosen Up : Mortgage Approval Rate Climbs 11%

As the U.S. economy improves, more homeowners are getting approved for home loans. Get the latest mortgage approval statistics.

More Mortgages Make It To Closing As Mortgage Rates Slip To New Lows

Low mortgage rates have spiked the number of mortgage applications nationwide, and more of those applications are making it to closing.

Purchase Money Mortgage Applications Approved More Often Than Refinancing Ones

With mortgage rates at all-time lows, more of today's home buyers are mortgage-approved. The opposite is true for refinancing households. See the stats.

FHFA Says “No” To Mass Mortgage Write-Downs

Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac won't grant principal reductions after all. Citing unknown costs to taxpayers and too little benefit nationwide, the FHFA says no to mortgage write-down plans.

The End Of Fannie Mae And Freddie Mac? Alternatives To GSE Guarantees.

Guest opinion : Using covered bonds as a GSE alternative.

2015 Conforming, FHA, & VA Loan Limits

Mortgage loan limits for every U.S. county, as published by Fannie Mae & Freddie Mac, the Federal Housing Administration (FHA), and the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA)