Mortgage applications fell for the first time in four weeks, albeit slightly, as the 30-year fixed rate held at a record low, the Mortgage Bankers Association reported this morning in its Weekly Mortgage Applications Survey for the week ending July 24.
he Senate yesterday confirmed Dana Wade as FHA Commissioner by a 57-40 vote. The Mortgage Bankers Association strongly supported Wade’s nomination.
On today’s Walker Webcast, Walker & Dunlop Chairman and CEO Willy Walker will be joined by Mortgage Bankers Association President & CEO Bob Broeksmit, CMB; Doug Bibby of the National Multi-Housing Council; and Jeff DeBoer of the Real Estate Roundtable to discuss the next $1 trillion+ stimulus bill being crafted on Capitol Hill and its impact on the multifamily, mortgage and commercial real estate industries.
The Standard & Poor’s CoreLogic Case-Shiller Home Price Indexes reported modest home price increases in May, showing a stable trend amid recent market volatility.
The Mortgage Bankers Association’s latest Forbearance and Call Volume Survey reported loans in forbearance decreased by 6 basis points to 7.74% of servicers’ volume as of July 19, from 7.80% the prior week. MBA now estimates 3.9 million homeowners are in forbearance plans.