The Federal Housing Administration on Friday published Mortgagee Letter 2021-18, COVID-19 Recovery Loss Mitigation Options. The ML outlines assistance for homeowners who have been financially impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic to remain in their homes with new, streamlined loss mitigation options.
On Friday, the Biden administration announced an expansion of COVID-19 mortgage loan modification options for FHA, VA and USDA borrowers who are unable to resume their mortgage payments after exiting forbearance.
RE/MAX, Denver, said home sales soared in June amid growing housing inventories.
Boxwood Means LLC, Stamford, Conn., said small-cap commercial real estate is coming back into balance with larger properties after pandemic-induced shocks to the U.S. economy and the CRE markets.
In this week’s MBA Chart of the Week, we focus on the production costs in the retail channel. The cost to originate averaged $8,243 per loan in 2020, a $453 per loan improvement over 2019.