A drop in refinancing activity, increased regulation and a sluggish market for purchase mortgages make 2014's first quarter discouraging.
The jury is still out on whether new regulations are slowing down mortgage lending. It could just be the weather.
Purchase mortgages are down 15% from MBA forecasts, but this winter's inclement weather is at least partly to blame.
Suburban Dallas credit union uses poll to gauge changing attitudes about home ownership.