First American: Rising Rates Could Trigger Buyers
Fear of missing out on low rates and the potential loss of house-buying power could supercharge the housing market ahead of the spring home-buying season, said First American Financial Corp., Santa Ana, Calif.
RE/MAX: 2021 ‘Busiest Home-Buying Year’
RE/MAX, Denver, said 2021 was the busiest year for homebuying in the 14-year history of its National Housing Report.
Black Knight: Foreclosures at Record Low—But…
Black Knight, Jacksonville, Fla., reported just 0.24 percent of loans in active foreclosure in December, a record low, but cautioned that mortgage delinquency rates remain more than two times pre-pandemic levels.
Omicron Wave Weakens Hotel Revenue Recovery
Fitch Ratings, New York, said the global spread of the Omicron variant and new travel restrictions weaken the recovery prospects for hotel revenue per available room.
MBA Chart of the Week Jan. 21 2022: Loans in Forbearance
This week’s MBA Chart of the Week shows the percentage of all loans still in forbearance in our sample by stage