What does this mean? Well you can expect a flurry of housing activity, particularly in the refinancing sector, as homeowners around the nation capitalize on the historically low rate.
Encouraging news to all home sellers! Buyers are rapidly returning to the housing market, despite uncertainty due to coronavirus.
For the first time since March, the total number of mortgage loans in forbearance has decreased to 8.48% from the previous week of 8.55% (Mortgage Bankers Association). Currently, there are 4.2M homeowners with forbearance plans.
The FHFA’s home price index went up 6.5% YOY, and 1% MOM in July, with annual gains across the census. They also revised their June numbers from 0.9% MOM to 1%
The Federal Housing Administration has announced that Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac are extending the moratoriums on single-family foreclosures and real estate owned evictions until at least Jan. 31, 2021.