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Memorial Day Weekend

Happy Memorial Day from Mid-Island Mortgage!
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NEWS: MBA Says Buyers Will Return by Summer as Lockdown Ends

Jann Swanson May 15, 2020 The Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) says applications for financing new home purchases were down 25 percent in April compared to March and by 12 percent year-over-year. This data from MBA’s Builder Application Survey (BAS) does not include any adjustment for typical seasonal patterns. “New home purchase applications severely weakened in April, which…
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Mid-Island Mortgage’s 61th Anniversary

Today is Mid-Island Mortgage’s 61th anniversary!
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NEWS: Housing Market Shows Early Signs of Recovery, Even Where COVID-19 Has Not Peaked

MBA Newslinks May 12, 2020 Redfin, Seattle, said new listings and home sales are seeing early signs of recovery in U.S. housing market, even as some cities struggle to flatten the coronavirus curve. The report found that in areas where real estate has been deemed an “essential service,” both housing supply and demand is beginning…
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NEWS: Where Are Home Prices Heading in the Age of Coronavirus?

Daniel Bortz April 30, 2020 Baltimore realtor Nicole Callender had five homes scheduled to hit the market April 1. Then the coronavirus struck and all of her clients decided to postpone. Now with home sales picking back up in the last two weeks, Callender is urging sellers to move forward, betting that life — and…
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NEWS: What does the mortgage industry’s post-pandemic future hold?

Three prominent mortgage industry leaders predict pent-up demand and a still-percolating purchase market will blossom in the post-pandemic weeks Phil Hall April 24, 2020 The challenges facing the mortgage industry were raised by three prominent industry leaders during a webinar sponsored by the National Association of Minority Mortgage Brokers of America. Kristy Fercho, president of mortgage…
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