Pending Home Sales Rise Less Than Expected as Inventory Remains Ultra Tight; Rates Recover After Bumpy Start; Digital Lending Speeds Things Up

While the degree to which is happened was somewhat disappointing, pending home sales did snap out of a two-month slump in March . The National Association of Realtors’® (NAR’s) Pending Home Sales Index (PHSI) rose 1.9 percent to 111.3 in March and is now up 23.3 percent compared to March 2020. However, NAR points out […]

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Study Highlights How Credit Scoring Impacts Fair Lending, Minority Homeownership Rates

Credit Scoring Impact on Fair Lending, Minorities NAR will use new research to shape policy positions in effort to boost minority homeownership. Media Contact:  Wesley Shaw 202-383-1193 Fair Housing

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Fannie Asks Mortgage Execs How to Improve Condo Lending

The most recent Fannie Mae’s Lender Sentiment Survey focuses on the complexities of lending to the condominium market. The company stresses that this type of housing can play an important role in narrowing the supply gap for affordable housing options as well as providing an attractive alternative for homeowners seeking to downsize. However, since the […]

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