Lending

Loan limit boost of 7.4% good for Boston buyers
Loan limit boost of 7.4% good for Boston buyers

This means homebuyers will be able to borrow up to the new level without triggering higher interest rates.

Renovo Financial locates new office in Massachusetts
Renovo Financial locates new office in Massachusetts

“In the last five months we have expanded into the fast-growing real estate markets of Texas and now Massachusetts.” — Renovo CEO Kevin Werner

Guaranteed Rate’s Shant Banosian shatters record, topping $1B in loans
Guaranteed Rate’s Shant Banosian shatters record, topping $1B in loans

It’s a record-breaking year for a lender that’s accustomed to breaking records. Congratulations to Shant Banosian for funding over $1 billion home loans in under a year.

Will COVID-19 push appraisals toward automation?
Will COVID-19 push appraisals toward automation?

Both the way appraisers approach their work and the adoption of AVMs and other technology-based valuations will likely see major changes in the coming years, according to experts.

Will forbearance backfire? What to tell clients about their options
Will forbearance backfire? What to tell clients about their options

Some homeowners worry that, after a few months of forbearance, they’ll be required to pay everything they owe upfront, in one lump sum.

Eviction and forbearance moratorium could face legal challenge
Eviction and forbearance moratorium could face legal challenge

Landlord association says emergency legislation only protects some landlords and may be unconstitutional.

Report warns landlords to think twice about evictions
Report warns landlords to think twice about evictions

A new Marcus & Millichap report calls on multifamily owners and operators to implement a 90-day moratorium on evictions.

Government-backed loan program is just the beginning
Government-backed loan program is just the beginning

Small business owners could help keep their businesses running through a combination of Paycheck Protection Program loans and private loans.

Buyer experience improving with mortgage lenders
Buyer experience improving with mortgage lenders

But beware of the busy times: Customer satisfaction rates drop when loan volume increases.

First comes love, then comes… mortgage?
First comes love, then comes… mortgage?

Learn what nontraditional mortgage borrowers need to know when going into a home purchase and what kind of support they need from their real estate agents.

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