Changes to Your 2018 Tax Filing and the Effects on Your Mortgage Application – Zing! Blog by Quicken Loans

It’s tax season, meaning that somewhere out there at this very moment an accountant is smiling. The IRS has made some changes to its personal income tax returns (1040s), the form most Americans use to file their taxes. The goal was to simplify a form that was several pages long. Whether they accomplished this goal

Mortgage Bankers offer scholarships to upperclassmen, graduate students – Brentwood Home Page

<!– –> TENNESSEE MORTGAGE BANKERS ASSOCIATION The Tennessee Mortgage Bankers Association (TNMBA) will provide up to $4,500 in college scholarships for 2019, according to Retta Gardner, President of TNMBA. “These scholarships are intended to support the recipients and help provide for the future of the mortgage banking profession in Tennessee,” said Gardner. “The students who

Mortgage rates hit lowest level since start of 2018 – Mortgage Professional America

Mortgage rates plunged last week to their lowest level since the start of 2018, according to Freddie Mac. The Freddie Mac Primary Mortgage Market Survey showed the 30-year fixed-rate mortgage averaged 4.37% last week, sliding from the previous week’s percentage. The rate last week was a little bit higher than the 4.38% rate of the

Best Current Mortgage Rates | Instant Home Loan Quotes (February 18, 2019) – The Dough Roller

Finding the best mortgage rates for a home purchase or refinance is one of the most important financial decisions you’ll ever make. To help you find the best rates possible, we’ll take you through the process and provide you with a list of current mortgage rates from leading lenders. Table of Contents If you’re looking

Smartr365 launches 'MortgageKanban' workflow tool to smooth mortgage application tracking – Finextra

Smartr365, the end-to-end fintech mortgage platform, has today launched a new MortgageKanban feature. Developed after months of research and discussion with mortgage brokers, the MortgageKanban embodies Smartr365’s commitment to producing one of the fastest and most efficient ways of processing a mortgage application. MortgageKanban is a scheduling and workflow management tool for brokers to manage

Refinance rates tick higher for Monday – Multiple benchmark refinance rates rose today. The nationwide average for a 30-year fixed-rate refinance rose, but the average rate on a 15-year fixed ticked downwards. Meanwhile, the average rate on 10-year fixed refis inched up. Compare refinancing rates in your area now. 30-year fixed refinance The average 30-year fixed-refinance rate is 4.37 percent, up

Westpac earnings bolstered by rate hikes – Mortgage Business

The major bank’s net interest margin has been strengthened by its out-of-cycle mortgage rate hikes, contributing to quarterly cash earnings of over $2 billion. In a market update for the first quarter of 2019 (1Q19), Westpac has reported an unaudited statutory net profit for the December quarter 2018 of $1.95 billion, broadly in line with

Mortgage Advice Bureau (Holdings) PLC (MAB1) Insider Acquires £305.76 in Stock – PressOracle

Mortgage Advice Bureau (Holdings) PLC (LON:MAB1) insider Lucy Tilley bought 52 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Thursday, February 14th. The shares were acquired at an average price of GBX 588 ($7.68) per share, with a total value of £305.76 ($399.53). Lucy Tilley also recently made the following trade(s): Get

The Nottingham adds RIO mortgages to portfolio – Mortgage Finance Gazette Online

It has launched three new RIO mortgages, which will be available via its broker network to ensure customers were provided with expert advice and support when choosing the product. According to a recent survey by The Nottingham, 39% of retirees over 50 planned to spend their money whilst they were alive rather than leave a

Mortgage rates rise for Monday –

Jessie Roberts/Unsplash Multiple key mortgage rates moved higher today. The average for a 30-year fixed-rate mortgage trended upward, but the average rate on a 15-year fixed was down. The average rate on 5/1 adjustable-rate mortgages, or ARMs, the most popular type of variable rate mortgage, trended upward. Mortgage rates are in a constant state of