Wells Fargo: Here’s the impact of HARP extension, GSEs’ new high-LTV refi program

After several delays, the government’s crisis-era Home Affordable Refinance Program was finally set to expire next month, until the Federal Housing Finance Agency announced Thursday that it’s extending the HARP deadline until the end of 2018. So what’s the impact of the change? Not much, unless there’s another housing crisis, Wells Fargo said in a… Continue reading Wells Fargo: Here’s the impact of HARP extension, GSEs’ new high-LTV refi program

Here are 6 ways for you to win a loan-backed bid in a sea of cash buyers

[Commentary] Over the last five years, cash buyers – most of whom are out-of-state investors looking to convert homes into rental properties – have begun to disrupt the loan-dominated financing model and give families looking to buy homes a real run for their money. And most of the homes they are taking are the ideal… Continue reading Here are 6 ways for you to win a loan-backed bid in a sea of cash buyers