The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau has announced that new forms simplifying the paperwork that borrowers receive when applying for loans will go into effect in August 2015.
Topics: Lending Standards
Home buyers who weren't successful this summer at finding a home due to limited inventories and competition from all-cash offers are looking to retry their luck in the winter.
Topics: Working with Buyers
The Office of Inspector General is recommending more oversight of Fannie Mae's short-sale approvals after discovering that it's not keeping up with borrowers' documents.
A low number of homes for sale is pushing home prices up to double-digit gains year-over-year, the National Association of REALTORS® reports.
Commercial real estate leasing patterns are showing growth, and national vacancy rates are projected to decline in 2014. Take a look at NAR's data on office, industrial, retail and multifamily markets.