Home Owners


June 13, 2019

Guardian Residential Lending Industry News, June 6-13, 2019

In the Know: A Roundup of This Week’s Local and National Real Estate Stories  Refi Demand Skyrockets 47%, and Prime Property on Poipu Beach…   Refi Demand Skyrockets 47% as Rates Slide (Mortgage Daily News, June 12) Mortgage applications soared during the week ended June 7 as interest rates declined […]
June 6, 2019

Guardian Residential Lending Industry News, May 30 – June 6, 2019

In the Know: A Roundup of This Week’s Local and National Real Estate Stories  Mortgage rates nearly hit a 2-year low and other news this week…   Freddie Mac: Mortgage rates nearly hit a 2-year low (HW, June 6) The 30-year fixed-rate mortgage averaged 3.82% this week READ MORE…   […]
May 30, 2019

Guardian Residential Lending Industry News, May 23-30, 2019

In the Know: A Roundup of This Week’s Local and National Real Estate Stories  Mortgage rates fall, Tacoma is the nation’s hottest housing market and the Brady Bunch house is back…   The 30-year fixed-rate mortgage averaged 3.99% this week (HW, May 30) Mortgage rates fell below 4% this week to […]
May 23, 2019

Guardian Residential Lending Industry News, May 16-23, 2019

In the Know: A Roundup of This Week’s Local and National Real Estate Stories  “New homes will drive market gains” and other news this week…   NAR’s chief economist forecast for 2019 housing sales: New homes will drive market gains New home sales probably will reach a 12-year high in […]
May 16, 2019

Guardian Residential Lending Industry News, May 9-16, 2019

In the Know: A Roundup of This Week’s Local and National Real Estate Stories  Condos, Floating Homes, the Average American’s Net Worth and More… A bit of balance returns to the Portland region’s residential real estate market (Portland Business Journal, May 13) That such stiff local competition among buyers has […]
May 9, 2019

Guardian Residential Lending Industry News, May 2-9, 2019

In the Know: A Roundup of This Week’s Local and National Real Estate Stories  ZIP codes with the most equity; Down Payments; Americans favor owning over renting; Historically low unemployment and more…    These are the ZIP codes where homeowners hold the most equity (HW, May 9) 14.4 million U.S. […]
May 2, 2019

Guardian Residential Lending Industry News, April 25 – May 2, 2019

In the Know: A Roundup of This Week’s Local and National Real Estate Stories  Returns on home staging; Rent reaches an all-time high; The US economy continues to grow and more… Blue skies ahead, or is the housing market falling off a cliff? (HW, April 30) People who track the […]
April 25, 2019

Guardian Residential Lending Industry News, April 18-25, 2019

In the Know: A Roundup of This Week’s Local and National Real Estate Stories  Energy improvements; ADU Permits; Who’s buying in SF; and can Central Florida show us a true picture of US real estate trends?   Bend homeowner avoided ‘energy guzzlers’ for more efficient options, and it’s paying off […]
April 18, 2019

Guardian Residential Lending Industry News, April 11-18, 2019

In the Know: A Roundup of This Week’s Local and National Real Estate Stories  Green Homes Sell for More; Gen Z Americans already saving to buy homes before they turn 30, and more…   Want to sell your home for more? Go green (HW, April 17) More than 80% of […]
April 11, 2019

Guardian Residential Lending Industry News, April 4-11, 2019

In the Know: A Roundup of This Week’s Local and National Real Estate Stories  Top 10 Lists: Portland is still one of the “Best Places to Live”; Bend offers “Best Work-Life Balance” and more… Vacasa opens its first Oregon real estate brokerage (PBJ, April 9) A little less than a […]