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  • Refis stubbornly make a bit of a comeback September 22, 2021
    The week following Labor Day saw a flurry of mortgage loan application activity, with volume jumping by 4.9% for the seven days ending Sept. 17, according to the MBA. Refis were on the front foot again. The post Refis stubbornly make a bit of a comeback appeared first on HousingWire.
    Maria Volkova
  • Maxwell launches new secondary platform for small lenders September 21, 2021
    The new solution, called Maxwell Capital, is intended for lenders who originate loans on the Maxwell platform and have an average total volume between $200 million and $2 billion a year. The post Maxwell launches new secondary platform for small lenders appeared first on HousingWire.
    Flávia Furlan Nunes
  • Housing permits hold the key for economic expansion September 21, 2021
    Housing permits, for me, is one of the most important housing and economic data lines we have in America. As long as housing permits are moving upward, not only is housing doing ok but the economic expansion is moving along nicely post-1996. HW+ Premium Content. The post Housing permits hold the key for economic expansion […]
    Sarah Wheeler
  • Lennar builds big profits, but still has complaints September 21, 2021
    National homebuilding titan Lennar is comfortably profitable, but company executives lament that a struggle to procure construction materials keeps them from doing more. HW+ Premium Content The post Lennar builds big profits, but still has complaints appeared first on HousingWire.
    Matthew Blake
  • Senate to advance Biden’s pick for CFPB September 21, 2021
    Eight months after President Biden tapped Rohit Chopra to lead the CFPB, Sen. Majority Leader Chuck Schumer said he is ready to bring the nomination to the Senate floor for a vote The post Senate to advance Biden’s pick for CFPB appeared first on HousingWire.
    Georgia Kromrei
  • Renter market picks up in suburbs September 21, 2021
    Renters are making up a growing share of American suburbs. Today, an estimated 21 million people rent a suburban home in one of 50 largest metros. The post Renter market picks up in suburbs appeared first on HousingWire.
    Brooklee Han
  • Jeffrey Naimon to speak at HW Annual Sept. 27-28 September 21, 2021
    HousingWire invited attorney Jeffrey Naimon, partner at the Buckley LLP Washington, D.C. office, to HW Annual to explain new regulations in housing. The post Jeffrey Naimon to speak at HW Annual Sept. 27-28 appeared first on HousingWire.
    Lesley Collins
  • Lenders mandated to use FHA Catalyst for appraisals September 21, 2021
    Starting March 14, 2022, the Federal Housing Administration will require all lenders to use FHA Catalyst for appraisals. The post Lenders mandated to use FHA Catalyst for appraisals appeared first on HousingWire.
    Maria Volkova
  • Radian’s Suzanne Powell on taking an “automation-first” approach September 21, 2021
    HousingWire reached out to 2020 Tech Trendsetter Suzanne Powell to hear more about how mortgage tech is changing the landscape in origination and servicing and how she’s preparing for an increasingly digital future.  The post Radian’s Suzanne Powell on taking an “automation-first” approach appeared first on HousingWire.
    Lesley Collins
  • One-third of real estate CEO comp is variable, up from 2016 September 21, 2021
    The RealTrends Brokerage Compensation Report offers a compensation analysis for 12 leadership positions within a real estate brokerage firm. Here's what you need to know about the data. The post One-third of real estate CEO comp is variable, up from 2016 appeared first on HousingWire.
    Brena Nath