The Mortgage Bankers Association’s monthly Builder Applications Survey posted strong annual gains in April, as the spring homebuying season shifted into full gear.
It’s a great time to be a homeowner: ATTOM Data Solutions, Irvine, Calif., said home equity rose sharply in the first quarter, with equity-rich properties in the U.S. outnumbering seriously underwater homes by a 7-1 margin.
Initial claims for unemployment insurance continued its positive trend downward, falling well under 500,000 for the second week in a row, the Labor Department reported Thursday.
Commercial real estate executives are once again bullish about the U.S. CRE market after an uncertain 2020, DLA Piper's Global Real Estate Annual State of the Market Survey reported.
The Mortgage Bankers Association presented its annual Burton C. Wood Legislative Service Award to John Fleming, Counsel of the Law Offices of John Fleming, and General Counsel of the Texas Mortgage Bankers Association.