Banks Start To Loosen Up In Underwriting

  After a half-decade of tightening mortgage guidelines, banks are starting to “loosen up”. The Federal Reserve conducts a quarterly survey of its member banks and, last quarter, not a single responding bank reported having tightened its mortgage guidelines for prime … [Read more...]

Sagging Homebuilder Confidence Opens The Door For Good Deals

Builder confidence in the housing market slipped this month, according to the National Association of Homebuilders’ monthly Housing Market Index. The Housing Market Index is actually a weighted composite of 3 separate surveys. One measures current single-family sales; one measures projected … [Read more...]

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