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Jan 15, 2020
Mortgage Applications Jump 30.2%
The Mortgage Bankers Association revealed that there has been a 30.2 percent jump in mortgage applications in its Weekly Mortgage Applications Survey.
Jan 15, 2020
Reverse Mortgage Popularity Continues To Grow In Canada
Canada's largest reverse mortgage lender HomeEquity Bank, has see its business grow approximately 540%.
Jan 14, 2020
A Message From The OCN Chairman
Wow! Here we are in mid-January 2020 with great news to share.
Jan 14, 2020
October 2019 Mortgage Delinquency Rate Hit Lowest Point In 20 Years
The overall U.S. Mortgage Delinquency Rate hit its lowest point in 20 years according to CoreLogic's recent Loan Performance Insights analysis.
Jan 14, 2020
NJ Investor Accused Of Mortgage Fraud
An investor from Belleville, NJ is in trouble after prosecutors say he induced lenders to issue more than $1 million in loans that ultimately resulted in defaults, according to a local Patch report.
Jan 13, 2020
FTC Issues Statement Warning Consumers Against Mortgage Relief Scams
The Federal Trade Commission is warning consumers of scams that are targeting folks who are facing trouble with their mortgages.
Jan 15, 2020
Lack Of Inventory Prevents Bigger 2019 For Colorado Springs Housing Market
While Colorado Springs flirted with a record year last year, professionals in the are believe that more inventory could have pushed the area into record-breaking territory.
Jan 13, 2020
Does Reverse Mortgage Options Make For A More Complex Product?
Reverse mortgage products are championed due to their diverse products that help them meet the needs of special cases.
Jan 10, 2020
Zillow Predicts Shrinking Homes And A Stable Market in 2020 : Millennials make up the largest share of potential home buyers in 2020, and their preferences will move the housing market in new directions
Homes will get smaller, bold colors and prints will return to home designs and demand will stay high as more and more people reach typical homebuying age.
Jan 10, 2020
U.S. Home-Flipping Activity Drops As Returns Remain At Near Seven-Year Low: Overall home flips drop 12.9 percent in third quarter of 2019 after unusually active spring; percent of flips purchased with all-cash at two year high
After an unusually lively flipping market in the spring of 2019, the declines stood out as the largest quarterly and annual drops since the third quarter of 2014.
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Jan 21, 2020
Homes Are Still Out Of Reach For African American Communities In North Lawndale
Residents in North Lawndale, Chicago are still fighting to stay in the community years after Martin Luther King worked to address unfair housing practices.
Jan 20, 2020
Buyers Are Out In January 2019
With mortgage rates remaining at their lowest levels for January in seven years, more prospective homebuyers are coming out in high numbers.
Jan 20, 2020
Blend Launches New LO App
Blend's latest loan officer application has been created to help LOs gain flexibility and functionality by providing their consumers with options.
Jan 15, 2020
Mortgage Applications Jump 30.2%
The Mortgage Bankers Association revealed that there has been a 30.2 percent jump in mortgage applications in its Weekly Mortgage Applications Survey.
Jan 15, 2020
Reverse Mortgage Popularity Continues To Grow In Canada
Canada's largest reverse mortgage lender HomeEquity Bank, has see its business grow approximately 540%.
Jan 14, 2020
A Message From The OCN Chairman
Wow! Here we are in mid-January 2020 with great news to share.
Jan 14, 2020
October 2019 Mortgage Delinquency Rate Hit Lowest Point In 20 Years
The overall U.S. Mortgage Delinquency Rate hit its lowest point in 20 years according to CoreLogic's recent Loan Performance Insights analysis.
Jan 14, 2020
NJ Investor Accused Of Mortgage Fraud
An investor from Belleville, NJ is in trouble after prosecutors say he induced lenders to issue more than $1 million in loans that ultimately resulted in defaults, according to a local Patch report.
Jan 13, 2020
FTC Issues Statement Warning Consumers Against Mortgage Relief Scams
The Federal Trade Commission is warning consumers of scams that are targeting folks who are facing trouble with their mortgages.
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