Mortgage applications down slightly as some consumers wait for another rate drop

Mortgage applications down slightly as some consumers wait for another rate drop


A new report from the Mortgage Bankers Association shows a slight drop in mortgage application volume amid expectations of further mortgage rate reductions. read more
iBuyer activity down 88% in Q2

iBuyer activity down 88% in Q2


The biggest players in the iBuyer market closed up shop at the beginning of the pandemic, and a new report shows the numbers. read more
New report highlights down payment programs to assist first-time buyers

New report highlights down payment programs to assist first-time buyers


More than 2,000 down payment and closing cost assistance programs are available to help eligible buyers, according to the latest 2020 Homeownership Program Index. read more
Unemployment down in August, but long-term damage continues

Unemployment down in August, but long-term damage continues


The U.S. economy added 1.4 million new jobs in August, but one economist warns that permanent job losses are a bigger problem. read more
Gender pay gap in commercial real estate grows to ‘staggering’ levels

Gender pay gap in commercial real estate grows to ‘staggering’ levels


This year’s release of the CREW Network’s benchmark study shows some backsliding in the industry, though there were a few bright spots as well. read more
CDC imposes eviction moratorium through 2020

CDC imposes eviction moratorium through 2020


Real estate industry associations oppose the decision and are calling on Congress to provide rental assistance to housing providers. read more
Best. Month. Ever. July home sales beat out 2019 by nearly 9%

Best. Month. Ever. July home sales beat out 2019 by nearly 9%


Nationwide, the rebound is in full swing with sales experiencing their best month in the history of RE/MAX’s National Housing Report. read more