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What is the Federal Reserve?
May 10, 2021

What is the Federal Reserve?

Why Does the Federal Reserve Raise Interest Rates? According to Investopedia, “the interest rate is the amount a lender charges for the use of assets expressed as a percentage of the principal. The in...


November 26, 2018

Mutual Mortgage Insurance Fund Outperforms for Fourth Year in a Row

The Federal Housing Administration (FHA) said that its Mutual Mortgage Insurance Fund (MMI Fund) exceeded its congressionally mandated minimum reserves in FY2018 for the fourth year in a row.  In its ...


Buying a Home With Student Loan Debt in 2022
January 31, 2022

Buying a Home With Student Loan Debt in 2022

How Do Student Loans Impact Your Finances? Your credit score is one of several factors that lenders look at when evaluating your financial profile for a mortgage. It is determined by how much debt you...


Mortgage 101: A Beginner’s Guide to Mortgages
January 28, 2022

Mortgage 101: A Beginner’s Guide to Mortgages

A mortgage can seem complicated, but Newrez is here to help you feel confident in the mortgage process from start to finish. Check out some of the most common mortgage questions below so you’ll be rea...


Mortgage Rate Predictions for 2022
February 15, 2022

Mortgage Rate Predictions for 2022

The Fed is Fighting Inflation – Expect to see Rates Climb First, what is the Federal Reserve? The Federal Reserve (Fed) is the central bank of the United States that serves to regulate the U.S. bankin...


Housing Market is Expected to Stabilize in 2019
December 24, 2018

Housing Market is Expected to Stabilize in 2019

Economic growth is expected to slow in 2019 leading to stabilized home sales and mortgage rates, according to Fannie Mae‘s economic and strategic research group.  A widening trade deficit and moderati...


The No. 1 Sign That We May See a Cooler Spring Home-Buying Market
March 4, 2019

The No. 1 Sign That We May See a Cooler Spring Home-Buying Market

This year's spring home-buying season, when the frenzy typically kicks off for the year, appears to be off to a slow start—particularly in and around some of the nation's most expensive, coastal citie...


The 5 Major Factors That Cause Home Prices to Fluctuate
October 8, 2021

The 5 Major Factors That Cause Home Prices to Fluctuate

1. Economic change One of the biggest influences in real estate fluctuation is the health of the economy. This is typically measured by indicators like employment data, manufacturing activity, the pri...


Americans are on the Move: Here are the Top States for Home Buyers
June 7, 2021

Americans are on the Move: Here are the Top States for Home Buyers

States Seeing Promising Housing Market Forecasts The same Redfin report indicated that the South is expected to see the biggest increase in new home buyers with $1.09 trillion of home sales foreca...