Homebuilder sentiment declines to an eight-month low

Fraud risk rose on purchase market shift and more wholesale loans The risk of fraud in mortgage applications increased 16.9 percent in the second quarter compared to the second quarter of 2016, according to CoreLogic’s latest Mortgage Fraud Report. The analysis found that during the second quarter of 2017, an estimated 13,404 mortgage applications, or 0.82 percent of all mortgage applications,

An improving economy and an impressive recovery in the housing market boosted the U.S. homebuilder sentiment in June to a nine-month. rate for a 30-year fixed mortgage climbed to an eight-month.