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Demand for Apartments is Strong, but Rent Collection Risks Remain Elevated in Class B/C Apartments
...real estate market, the multi-family market is faring relatively well, according to NAR’s July 2020 Commercial Market Insights report.  However, the lower-end segment of the apartment market......

Best no-penalty CD rates for July 2020
...are safe if they are either at a Federal Deposit Insurance Corp. (FDIC) bank or at a National Credit Union Administration (NCUA) credit union and within insurance guidelines and limits. Both......

What Buyers And Sellers Should Know About Pandemic Bidding Wars
...of the current market activity, investors are waiting for properties to hit foreclosures to see which market they can afford to join. As long as interest rates remain low and people are gainfully......

MBA and ALTA's Digital Closing and eMortgage Virtual Boot Camp
...gas, get an overview of the standards and practices required for both title insurance and lending on digital transactions. 1:00 PM – 1:30 PM    Live Q......

Coronavirus Fueled Recession: Are We Officially In Recovery Mode?
...economy on the back of excessive leverage and unsavory dealings in the housing market. While bailing out the major banks was viewed overwhelmingly unfavorably, it was judged necessary to avoid......

JP Morgan, Wells Fargo, And Citigroup Lining Up To Kick Off Earnings Season
...Yang of Low Rates When long-term yields decline, that can weigh on mortgage rates, among other bank offerings. Sure enough, 30-year mortgage rates just haven’t been budging. They recently averaged......

Bay Area home sales plummet during coronavirus, but prices rise
Bay Area home sales plummeted in May, falling by more than one-third in most counties and by nearly half in San Francisco as COVID-19 fears chilled buyers and sellers. But the slowdown in......

What are brokered CDs?
...also allow you to expand insurance from the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC). Like traditional CDs, brokered CDs are issued by banks and are typically insured by the FDIC up to $250......

Build A Stronger Portfolio With Meritage Homes
...and design process and building more speculative (spec) homes to optimize the home sales process. With improving profitability and a strong balance sheet, Meritage Homes can not only survive......

Mortgage Rates Today, July 13, 2020 | Rates trend down
Bernadette Gatsby/Unsplash Several benchmark mortgage rates slid lower today. The average rates on 30-year fixed and 15-year fixed mortgages both fell. On the variable-mortgage side, the average......

Current Refinance Rates, July 13, 2020 | Rates tick lower
...see where rates are right now? Lenders nationwide respond to Bankrate’s weekday mortgage rates survey to bring you the most current rates available. Here you can see the latest marketplace......

Lenders are slowly starting to offer jumbo mortgages again
...they’ve always made. It’s a different segment of the market.” Mortgage rates on jumbo loans Along with rates on conforming mortgages, rates on jumbos have been steadily declining. The average......

Charlotte housing market beginning to recover from pandemic
The Charlotte, N.C., housing market is slowly beginning to recover from the economic downturn of the COVID-19 pandemic, new data from the local real estate association show. June home sales......