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Our mortgage industry blog, MGIC Connects, is where experts share their insights beyond private mortgage insurance to help readers learn about mortgage finance, housing trends, real estate news and social media in the mortgage industry.

Getting Started with Social Media in the Mortgage Industry

Getting started with social media in the mortgage industry can be daunting. You clearly see the value in social media, but you’re not clear on the best way of getting started with social media in your industry. Here are some of the easiest and best social media tips I have on how you can get started.

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Mortgage Market Trends: National Housing and Economic Forecasts

Monitoring key national housing and economic indicators – like those from Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac and the Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) – is important in identifying potential economic changes. Economists are looking for a bump up in total home sales in 2018 at a rate around 3%, which compares favorably to 2017’s 1.8% growth.

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Education: the Path to Homeownership

A new report on credit access and affordability by the Urban Institute’s Housing Finance Policy Center commissioned by Down Payment Resource and Freddie Mac shows how many homebuyers could have taken advantage of down payment assistance and other affordable lending programs in 2016.

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