Morning Minute: Consumers more confident in ability to get a mortgage

Consumer confidence is improving and more people believe it is getting easier to get a mortgage loan, according to Fannie Mae’s January 2014 National Housing Survey. Of the more than 1,000 consumers surveyed, more than half — 52 percent — said they think getting a mortgage has gotten easier, NAR reports.

In other headlines:

Cold weather no problem for home sales – The News-Gazette

Sellers Getting Ahead of Spring Rush – REALTOR® Magazine

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About Stephanie Sievers

Stephanie Sievers is Senior Editor for the Illinois Association of REALTORS®. She serves as Senior Editor for IAR publications including the Illinois REALTOR® magazine and all other IAR publications. She is responsible for developing content for the Illinois REALTOR® Weekly Connection e-newsletter, coordinates the IAR Twitter account content at ILREALTOR and plans and develops content for videos. She assists in developing and writing content for the IAR blog. She also is involved in researching and drafting news releases and coordinates the news media distribution database and newsclips reports for the Association. She also assists in IAR spokesperson training seminars and is involved in development of association briefing materials on issues. She assists with the housing statistics program and reports.

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