mortgage lending hits new highs in February: UK Finance. There was a spike in remortgage activity in January, with the number of loans arranged hitting a nine-year high, according to the latest figures from UK Finance. In total there were 49,8000 residential remortgages arranged over the.

C-J does this by using a series. in the Index for the month. Such an increase is significantly above the historical average monthly increase and would have the S&P 500 at 2737.90 at the end of.

Fannie Mae Cracks Down on Strategic Defaulters U.S. Secretary of Housing and Urban Development Shaun Donovan said a principal-reduction program could at any rate be designed to thwart those tempted to default strategically on mortgages financed by.

Mortgage Risk Index is expected to rise to 17.1% for September 2018 agency originations, up from to 16.4% for September 2017. Risk scores above 12% have a high risk of default under severe economic stress. 3

LPS: Mortgage delinquencies down 10% Mortgage industry raises concerns about new HMDA rules lps: december home prices rose 5.8% annually Confidence among U.S. consumers rose in February to a three-year. prices and the comfort index have moved in the same direction 98 percent of the time since 2004, according to calculations by.2 Big Mortgage Agencies Pressed To Buy More Low-Income Loans – It also wants to raise several other closely related. engaged in unusual deals with Washington Mutual, a big mortgage lender, that are now being examined by the housing department. If the new rule.90-day mortgage delinquencies rise to 6.45% in November Mortgage delinquencies are falling in general as home prices rise and the foreclosure pipeline clears. While 6.45% seems low compared to the peak of 10%, the "normal" level prior to the housing bubble was in the 4%-to-5% range.

by Calculated Risk on 4/11/2017 10:19:00 PM From Matthew Graham at Mortgage News Daily: Mortgage Rates Hit New 2017 lows mortgage rates moved lower today–significantly in some cases–with the average lender making it back to 2017’s lows for the first time since January.

The Philly fed business outlook hit a 25.8 for February. That’s a very strong reading that lands outside of even the high range of the consensus. It’s also a few points higher than the prior reading of 22.2. PPI-FD The Producer Price Index ticked up 0.4% in January. That puts it at 2.7% year over year.

Freddie Mac: Servicers Need to Diversify Foreclosure, Bankruptcy Referrals Via Marian Wang ProPublica, Dec. 2, 2010 Testifying before the Senate Banking Committee this week, executives at Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac-the two government-controlled mortgage giants-blamed other players in the foreclosure mess, noting that that they’re not responsible for the day-to-day management of mortgage loans but instead rely on.

By comparison, U.S. crude futures are up 23 percent so far this year and the Thomson Reuters-Jefferies CRB index, a global index of commodities, is up 10 percent. “The biggest risk. January. Many.

Mortgage Broker Market Share Hits Record High! AEI’s composite National Mortgage Risk Index (NMRI) for Agency purchase loans hit a new series high of 11.94 percent in January, up 0.4 percent from the prior 3-month average and 0.8 percent.

The National Mortgage Risk Index (NMRI) hit a series high, as purchase loan volume gained 3% and 19% from June 2015 and 2014, respectively.

Total net mortgage lending was up 2.162 billion pounds on the month, the biggest rise since December 2017 though again slightly weaker than a year earlier. "Growth in mortgage lending continues to be driven by remortgaging, as borrowers take advantage of attractive deals ahead of an anticipated Bank rate rise," said Eric Leenders, UK Finance’s.

While most lenders are hesitant to offer a high-risk mortgage, and much less likely to do so in the current mortgage climate, it can still happen. Why It’s Hard to Find a High-Risk Mortgage.

The default risk for Agency mortgage loan originations rose in January, marking the fifth straight month-over-month increase, according to the composite National Mortgage Risk Index (NMRI.

Final 4Q GDP estimate comes in below expectations Economists expect a reading in line with last month’s. Final fourth quarter U.S. GDP data comes out on Thursday, and is expected to be revised down slightly, to a 2.5% growth rate.

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