Agency says outstanding loan balances rose 10.1% from the third quarter of 2013 to $695.3 billion.
Premium rate hikes and longer amortization make PMI a better option for consumers.
National Association of Realtors optimistic about short-term real estate.
Pentagon Federal Credit Union subsidiary expands brand with latest acquisition.
More consumers buy homes with median price hitting $208,300.
From the implementation of new rules that call for additional reporting requirements to risk-based capital worries, CUSOs had a tumultuous 2014. With advocates vowing to keep the pressure on in 2015 to ease regulatory scrutiny, credit unions are forging ahead with new alliances to stay competitive.
Quicken Loans, the nation's second largest home mortgage lender, reported the week of Nov. 10 that home values in most of the nation's major metropolitan areas continued to increase in October, rising an average of more than 2% from September to October of this year.
The idea for Michigan First Credit Union to open its own mortgage CUSO happened by accident.
Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) grills FHFA Director Mel Watt during a Senate Banking Committee hearing.
Mortgage Bankers Association finds decrease is linked to improved housing market, tight credit conditions.