Home Equity Loans

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December 14, 2018 - Inside FHA/VA Lending

FHA’s Mandatory Second Appraisal for Certain HECMs Now Automated

The FHA has announced that protocols in place for second appraisal requirements for certain Home Equity Conversion Mortgage loans are now fully automated.

December 13, 2018 - Inside Mortgage Finance

Study Shows Negative Equity the Most Important Harbinger of Default Rates

Negative equity – or even just the perception of it – is the most important determinant of default rates, according to a recent study by Collateral Analytics.

December 13, 2018 - Inside Mortgage Finance

Home-Equity Lending Still Can’t Get Traction Despite Continued Rise in Property Values

Home-equity lending remains one of the soft spots in the mortgage market, as the supply of loans outstanding continued to shrink and new lending volume remained anemic in the third quarter. [Includes three data charts.]


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