Upcoming Trends & Changes

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House Passes Bill to Increase HMDA Reporting Threshold

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On January 18, the House moved forward legislation that would exempt many credit unions, community banks, and small lenders from specific Home Mortgage Disclosure Act (HMDA) reporting requirements....

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Mortgage Rates Rise Slightly in December As Originations Drop

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Mortgage rates rose during mid-December, according to a recent report. The numbers climbed the charts modestly during the week of December 11, 2017,...

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Does It Make Sense to Buy a New House Before Selling the Old One?

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Your client is interested in moving. They need to sell their old house first before buying a new one, right? After all, they...

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The New ‘It’ Investors: Flipsters

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Loan originators, get ready: There is a new breed of real estate investors in the industry. Meet the “flipster”—a millennial who flips houses,...

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Cities to Watch: San Francisco

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You probably don’t need to be told that San Francisco is one of the greatest cities in the world- It’s nearly impossible to...