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Academy Mortgage Announces Partnership With Homebot

Apr 14, 2021

By partnering with Homebot, Academy Mortgage Corporation Loan Officers can now provide clients and prospects with personalized home finance insights.

New Uniform Residential Loan Application

Mar 31, 2021

For the first time in more than two decades, the Uniform Residential Loan Application (URLA) form underwent a significant change.

2021 loan limits increase for Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac, and FHA mortgages

Dec 2, 2020

The FHFA and FHA have announced new loan limits for 2021. The Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac limit will be $548,250 for one-unit properties in most areas, and the FHA limit will be $356,362. Higher limits apply in designated high-cost areas.

Mortgage rates fall again; sales of new homes and pending home sales increase in July

Aug 31, 2020

Housing market continues to exceed expectations; sales of new homes in July surpass 13-year high; pending home sales increase for third straight month; new refi fee delayed until Dec. 1

Existing-home sales are booming; purchase demand continues to accelerate

Aug 24, 2020

Existing-home sales post a second month of record gains; rates are still near historic lows; purchase housing demand continues to accelerate

New listings rise above pre-pandemic levels; rates still at historic lows

Aug 17, 2020

New listings increased for the first times since the start of the pandemic; homebuyer demand remains strong, with rates still at historic lows

Rates again drop to new lows; mortgage applications are up 22%

Aug 10, 2020

Mortgage rates drop to new lows; mortgage applications are 22% higher than a year ago

Mortgage rates drop to second-lowest levels; homeownership rate rises to 12-year high

Aug 3, 2020

Average mortgage rate dips to just below 3%; pending home sales increased 17% in June; homeownership rate soars to highest since 2008

New home sales jump to a 13-year high; mortgage applications increase by 4.1%

Jul 27, 2020

Low mortgage rates and pent-up demand drive sales of new houses to the highest level since 2007; mortgage applications increase by 4.1%

Mortgage rates fall below 3%; new home construction jumps 17.3%

Jul 20, 2020

Mortgage rates fall below 3% for the first time in 50 years; new home construction jumps 17.3% in June