Real Estate Market Challenges Contribute to the Declining Originations

May 2022 highlighted numerous real estate market challenges facing prospective home buyers. Now, the data directly supports the drop-off in activity. Higher Mortgage Rates Fueling Real Estate Market Challenges When discussing the latest real estate market challenges, higher mortgage rates take the top spot across many lists. Throughout the early days of the COVID-19 pandemic, […]

Total Mortgage Originations Plummeting as Rates Soar This Year

Throughout 2021, the United States real estate market experienced a massive resurgence, however, total mortgage originations are now plummeting this year. Mortgage Bankers Association Forecasts Plummeting Mortgage Originations With the release of last month’s existing home sales report, sales declined. Analysts point to rising mortgage rates as one of the primary causes, taking a large […]