Tag Archive: mortgage trends

Will real estate taxes change with a new Congress?

Under the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017 (TCJA) several benefits long associated with residential real estate were effectively lost. Could the same thing happen this year? In the 2017 round of tax changes residential real estate took a… Read More »

Will less student debt mean more real estate demand?

Americans owe more that $1.5 trillion in student debt and you have to wonder why. In such counties as Germany, Sweden, Brazil, Malaysia, Morocco, and France a college education is simply free while in other countries the cost of a… Read More »

Why is mortgage debt not a lot higher?

Americans have a lot of mortgage debt, but is that something to worry about? Any number of news outlets have recently reported that mortgage debt has reached record levels. CNN Business, as one example, explained on November 17th that “low… Read More »

Will mortgage rates remain stable for the next few years?

Have we entered a new mortgage financing era, a time when rates are largely stable and only move within a small band for years to come? There’s an argument to be made that long-term rate stability is being embraced. Borrowers… Read More »

U.S. Residential Loan Origination Dollar Volume Drops to Three-Year Low in Q1 2017

Refinance Originations at More Than 10-Year Low, Purchase Originations at Three-Year Low; Non-Married Co-Borrowers Account for Nearly 22 Percent of Single Family Purchase Loans IRVINE, Calif. – May 25, 2017 — ATTOM Data Solutions, curator of the nation’s largest multi-sourced… Read More »

U.S. Home Refinance Originations Post 20 Percent Annual Increase in Q4 2016 Even as Purchase Originations Decline

Non-Bank Share of Purchase Loans Increasing, Traditional Bank Share Decreasing; VA Loan Share Pulls Back from Record High; FHA Loan Share Down to Two-Year Low IRVINE, Calif. – March 2, 2017 — ATTOM Data Solutions, curator of the nation’s largest… Read More »

U.S. Home Refinance Originations Increase 16 Percent in Q3 2016

Purchase Originations Down 11 Percent from Year Ago, HELOC Originations Down 6 Percent; VA Loan Share Reaches New 10-Year High; FHA Loan Share Down From Year Ago IRVINE, Calif. – Dec. 1, 2016 — ATTOM Data Solutions, curator of the… Read More »

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