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Millennials Use ‘Bank of Mom and Dad’ for Down Payment Help

Author: Tory Barringer June 4, 2014 Survey results released Wednesday shows half of Millennials plan to seek help from family in putting together down payment funds for a […]

First-Time Buyers and New-Home Demand: Reverting to Normal

By Brad Hunter Our forecast of rising new-home demand is founded on a reversion to long-standing typical behavior patterns. One of these relates to the “doubling-up” of […]

A Father, a Daughter, and the Housing Market

By Lorraine Woellert July 17, 2014 David Stevens, chief executive officer of the Mortgage Bankers Association, has spent his career making the case for homeownership—crunching loan data, […]

Fed: Banks easing lending standards

Paul Davidson, USA TODAY 6:22 p.m. EDT August 4, 2014 The home mortgage market improved last quarter as demand increased and many banks eased their lending standards […]