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Appetite for Non Freddie Mac and Fannie Mae Bonds is Increasing

With the residential real estate housing market continuing to exhibit strong underlying fundamentals and price appreciation, the competition to offer buyers alternative mortgage financing options is also increasing. Mortgage...

Don’t Count Big Cities Out Yet – Apartment Rents On the Rise

At the height of the COVID19 Pandemic in mid-2020, the migration of families from large cities to suburbs was so great that many wondered if we were experiencing the decline of the big city. While obviously no one expected big cities to empty out, the looming question...

Think residential real estate is expensive? Compared to past decades, houses remain affordable.

There’s no denying that since the pandemic began, there’s been a buying frenzy in many U.S. housing markets. According to Redfin, July marked the twelfth straight month of double-digit price increases. In July, 60% of offers written by Redfin agents faced a bidding...
It Might Be Too Early to Predict the Decline of Large Cities

It Might Be Too Early to Predict the Decline of Large Cities

The residential real estate market has changed in unprecedented ways over the past year. Recently, Forbes.com published an article discussing how homebuyers have increasingly moved away from large cities toward suburban locations. As stated in the article, “According...