Finance and Economics

Nevermind: FHA Premium Cut May Get Cut
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Nevermind: FHA Premium Cut May Get Cut

Either way, builders can win if they keep working on that monthly payment puzzle. More

Greater Indianapolis Sees Busiest Building Year Since 2007
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Greater Indianapolis Sees Busiest Building Year Since 2007

Permit filings in the nine-county Indianapolis area rose 13% year over year, BAGI... More

Will Trump Repeal Latest FHA Mortgage Insurance Premium Cut?
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Will Trump Repeal Latest FHA Mortgage Insurance Premium Cut?

While multiple sources believe Trump will repeal the cut, new administration... More

Buyers Don't Need to Save 20% for a Down Payment
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Buyers Don't Need to Save 20% for a Down Payment

Saving for a down payment is often the biggest hurdle for first-time home buyers,... More

Bay Area Buyers Need Almost Twice the Income for Median Down Payment
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Bay Area Buyers Need Almost Twice the Income for Median Down Payment

High down payments are a “major barrier to homeownership.” More

OSB Prices on the Rise
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OSB Prices on the Rise

Prices have increased by 30% over the past two years. More

Fake Accounts Scandal Hurting Wells Fargo's Mortgage Referral Business
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Fake Accounts Scandal Hurting Wells Fargo's Mortgage Referral Business

The bank missed earnings expectations in the fourth quarter. More

Mortgage Application Index Rose 0.8% Last Week
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Mortgage Application Index Rose 0.8% Last Week

New conforming loan balance limit takes effect for the week ending January 13th. More

Why There Were Fewer Foreclosures in 2016
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Why There Were Fewer Foreclosures in 2016

With stricter lending requirements and regulation, home loans are in “pristine”... More

Dallas, Jacksonville, Orlando Named Top Housing Investment Markets for 2017
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Dallas, Jacksonville, Orlando Named Top Housing Investment Markets for 2017

Local Market Monitor analyzes housing indicators and growth trends in over 300... More

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