NEW YORK (Reuters) – Wells Fargo & Co has relaxed its standards for loans for some high-priced homes as the largest U.S. mortgage lender tries to combat an industry-wide drop in mortgage volumes.
Mortgage underwriting guidelines have loosened in the last couple of years.. Fannie Mae began accepting mortgages with loan-to-value (LTV) ratios up to. Mae raised its DTI ratio level from 45 to 50 percent in July 2017.
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Foreclosure aid programs lifted by $70.1 million in NeighborWorks funds Mortgage Delinquencies Pass 10%: LPS Pending home sales rise for 15th straight month A "pending home sale" is a home under contract to sell, but not yet closed. The forward-looking Pending Home Sales Index is up 11 percent from its low of the year, according to the National Association of REALTORS, and well ahead of its rolling 6-month average.Mortgage Default Rate Spikes In June: LPS.. ( TheStreet) — The national mortgage delinquency rate rose sharply in June, according to LPS, though the seasonal increase is usually not this.