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November 14, 2017

Housing Affordability Still Strong Despite Price Increases

Home prices continue to increase, yet affordability actually improved since July, according to the latest Mortgage Monitor report from Black Knight.  As of September, the average […]
November 8, 2017

Storm Damage: Auto Lenders Brace for Losses

U.S. auto lenders are starting to tally the financial damage from late-summer hurricanes that destroyed an estimated 500,000 to one million vehicles.  So far, the impact […]
September 20, 2017

Consumers Still Overly Optimistic of Home Values

Homeowners continue to overestimate their home values, however the gap continues to narrow, according to the latest National Home Price Perception Index (HPPI) from Quicken Loans.  […]
September 15, 2017

Have Americans Lost Faith in the College Degree?

Americans are losing faith in the value of a college degree, with majorities of young adults, men and rural residents saying college isn’t worth the cost, […]
September 5, 2017

Americans are Getting Better at Paying Mortgages

Over the last few weeks, report after report all show the same thing – more Americans are paying the mortgages on time right now than at any time since […]
September 4, 2017

Labor Day 2017: Facts and Figures

Today is Labor Day – the holiday will be celebrated by families around the country with picnics, barbecues, road trips, and sports events.  It is the […]
September 1, 2017

Millennial Homebuyers Worry About Affordability

According to a recent survey conducted by loanDepot, 52% of Millennials (born between 1981 and 1997), cite no longer wanting to pay rent and being ready to […]
August 31, 2017

Foreclosures at Lowest Level in Over 10 Years

A new report from Black Knight Financial Services shows that there were fewer loans in foreclosure in the month of July than in any month in more than […]
August 30, 2017

Equipment Finance Confidence Up in August

The Equipment Leasing & Finance Foundation recently released the August 2017 Monthly Confidence Index for the Equipment Finance Industry (MCI-EFI).  Overall, confidence in the $1 trillion […]