Archives: October 2015

Market Update: Home Prices Rise in August

This morning’s Case-Shiller Home Price Index for July reported that home prices rose 5.1 percent year-over-year, and rose 0.4 percent month-over-month in the 20-city index. Quicken Loans vice president Bill Banfield offers the following comments on the report:

Market update: U.S. housing starts rise 6.5% in September

Quicken Loans Vice President Bill Banfield offers comments on the rise of housing starts in September.

Freddie Mac and Quicken Loans Enter Partnership to Make Home Financing Accessible for New Buyers

Freddie Mac and Quicken Loans, the nation’s second largest mortgage lender, today announced a partnership to pilot several new initiatives aimed at helping provide more Americans the opportunity to achieve homeownership, while also building a smarter American mortgage finance system.

Quicken Loans Study Shows Homeowners Overvalued their Homes for the Eighth-Straight Month in September

The gap between the two values narrowed in September compared to the previous month, although the findings marked the eighth consecutive month homeowner estimates outpaced appraiser opinions.