They're setting aside more cash to cover delinquencies and taking closer looks at prospective borrowers.
They're sliding even though the Federal Reserve has been raising interest rates this year.
The median monthly payment on a new mortgage is up more than 40% over last year.
Mortgage rates are rising, but deposit rates will lag, says Laurie Stewart, president of Sound Community Bank in Seattle.
Mortgage rates, for example, probably already have the Fed hikes built in.
Vivian Gueler of Pacific Trust Group said rising rates are slowing the housing market, but it could be months before prices fall.
Getting demand to soften is the point because that's expected to help tame inflation.
It’s not the most timely home price indicator, but it does have advantages, including mapping prices over long periods.
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A new investigation finds that people of color are more likely to have their mortgage applications rejected than comparable white applicants.