Regrets? For Some Homeowners During Pandemic, a Few

A new survey from LendEDU, Hoboken, N.J., finds more than half of new homeowners regret taking out a mortgage during the coronavirus pandemic, with most of them citing a job layoff as the reason for their angst.

ATTOM: Refis Make Up 2/3 of 2nd Quarter Loans, Highest Level in 7 Years

ATTOM Data Solutions, Irvine, Calif., released its second-quarter U.S. Residential Property Mortgage Origination Report, showing 1.69 million refinance mortgages secured by residential properties (1 to 4 units) originated, up nearly 50 percent from the prior quarter and more than 100 percent from a year ago, to the highest level in seven years.