Report: Lenders snubbing low-end borrowers



People in the low- and middle-income bracket are increasingly struggling to obtain smaller mortgages, according to a report in the Wall Street Journal. The report says that “low-end borrowers” are seeing their mortgage applications denied at higher rates than those who apply for bigger loans, even though many of those borrowers have a similar credit […]

Mortgage demand falls as higher interest rates bite



Mortgage companies are seeing lower demand from would-be homeowners and refinancers after interest rates hit their highest level in almost five years last week.

Blacks twice as likely to be denied a mortgage as whites



Mortgage application denials are at their lowest level in almost 20 years, but there remains a stark divide between loan applicants based on their race.

Buyers rush through mortgage applications ahead of expected interest rate increase



Mortgage rates are moving higher, and that has some home shoppers rushing to locking in rates before they edge up even more, according to a report in CNBC.

5 essential apps for your home search



A recent National Association of Realtors survey found that 68 percent of those searching for a home use mobile apps to help with that, and a quick look at our list of favorite apps helps us to understand why that’s the case:

Mortgage application fraud grows 17% in first half of 2017



Mortgage fraud is back in vogue with reports suggesting that a growing number of borrowers are lying on their loan applications.

Mortgage applications rise on low interest rates



The number of mortgage applications finally grew last week, thanks to a surge of refinancing applications that came about as interest rates headed south.

Online mortgage application processor Blend raises $100M in new round



A San Francisco-based startup called Blend that aims to simplify the mortgage application process has just raised a hefty $100 million funding round to help it achieve that goal.

Why you should consider a Progressive Web Application for your business



Progressive web app technology marries traditional downloadable apps with a mobile-friendly website design that’s able to work on every kind of device and operating system.

Surfing for Homes – A New Facebook App Is Here



Ah, applications, or “apps” for short. We love ‘em don’t we? There are apps for every possible thing under the sun – apps to help you keep track of when it’s tea time, game apps, design apps – you name it, it probably has an app for it. So it’s no surprise that Cervera Real […]