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  • rates are headed. This week (July 18-24), none of the panelists believe mortgage rates will rise over the next week or so; 25 percent think rates will fall; and 75 percent believe rates will...
    Created: 7/18/2018 4:48:35 PM
  • strengthens a community; 67 percent of those surveyed agreed with the sentiment. NAR President Elizabeth Mendenhall says, “Homeowners are more likely to be involved and engaged in the issues...
    Created: 7/18/2018 3:22:06 PM
  • technology and other digital mortgage innovations. Refinance volume is waning as rising mortgage rates gave fewer borrowers an incentive to get a new loan. Refi volume was 19% for Federal...
    Created: 7/18/2018 2:58:09 PM
  • that should the program lapse, there would be about 40,000 fewer home sales per month. Reps. Ed Royce, R-Calif., above, and Earl Blumenauer, D-Ore., introduced a package of legislation to extend...
    Created: 7/18/2018 2:58:09 PM
  • And with fewer choices of homes for sale, some buyers are retreating. Mortgage applications fell again last week, dropping 2.5 percent on a seasonally adjusted basis, the Mortgage Bankers Association...
    Created: 7/18/2018 1:19:26 PM
  • of the inventory crisis in the data, and it’s holding back home sales. While would-be buyers struggle with limited inventory, rising prices and mortgage rates, those who closed were undeterred...
    Created: 7/18/2018 1:19:25 PM
  • Mortgage banking revenue stemming from a year-to-year increase in rates weighed down noninterest income at U.S. Bancorp, but increased interest income from higher rates helped improve earnings...
    Created: 7/18/2018 11:26:52 AM
  • being offered by Fannie Mae or Freddie Mac. The nation's largest title insurance underwriter, Fidelity National Financial, had net earnings of $251 million in the second quarter, up from net...
    Created: 7/18/2018 9:41:15 AM
  • Mortgage applications dipped as median home prices climbed and housing inventory continued to be squeezed. After rising 2.5% the week prior, the overall index decreased 2.5%, according to the...
    Created: 7/18/2018 9:41:10 AM
  • facebook Share to twitter Share to linkedin Amazon had its biggest smart home sales day yesterday in history, selling over a million smart home devices, the company said. On pretty much the same...
    Created: 7/18/2018 9:34:17 AM
  • next to a brand-new public transit station for the garden. They utilized NAR’s Placemaking grant to help fund the creation of the community garden. And on June 6, 2018, Columbus REALTORS®...
    Created: 7/18/2018 8:09:02 AM
  • fell in June to the slowest pace in nine months, as higher mortgage rates and elevated costs for labor and materials pinch the housing market, government figures showed Wednesday. Residential...
    Created: 7/18/2018 7:55:29 AM
  • Despite dipping in June, Central Texas home sales were up in the first half of the year over the first six months of 2017, likely putting the region's housing market on track for another record...
    Created: 7/18/2018 7:55:29 AM
  • June home sales couldn't keep pace with last year's levels. Regional home purchases slipped 4.9%, when compared with June 2017, according to listing-service data spanning 18 counties. Summit...
    Created: 7/18/2018 6:10:01 AM
  • Several closely watched mortgage rates were down today. The average rates on 30-year fixed and 15-year fixed mortgages both fell. On the variable-mortgage side, the average rate on 5/1 adjustable-rate...
    Created: 7/18/2018 4:58:53 AM
  • Trend Index. Want to see where rates are right now? See local mortgage rates. Average mortgage rates Last week Last updated July 17, 2018. Methodology: The rates you see above are Bankrate...
    Created: 7/18/2018 4:05:28 AM
  • people, Stewart says. But many Americans find the idea of entering the housing market at a young age challenging. Today, the median age for first-time homebuyers is 32, according to the National...
    Created: 7/18/2018 12:07:45 AM
  • Those with adjustable rate mortgages may be good candidates for refinancing. As mortgage rates climb, so will your monthly payments. If you lock in a fixed-rate mortgage now, you may be able...
    Created: 7/18/2018 12:07:44 AM
  • forecast for the third time this year, primarily due to fewer existing home sales and purchase mortgages. Fannie's projection for 2018 refinance volume did not change from the June edition of...
    Created: 7/17/2018 4:04:26 PM
  • their homes, too. A number of efforts are under way to stem foreclosures, like reaching out to low-income households that may be eligible for tax assistance. The city makes sure landlords are...
    Created: 7/17/2018 3:03:43 PM
  • limited impact; longer-term, if this decision stands, there could be even greater housing market volatility related to presidential elections," wrote Ed Mills, a policy analyst with Raymond James...
    Created: 7/17/2018 2:18:59 PM
  • That sentiment appears to be shared by the National Association of Realtors (NAR), which warned last December that the (then) proposed changes could cause home values to fall in every state. The...
    Created: 7/17/2018 1:04:12 PM
  • a report Tuesday from the National Association of Home Builders/Wells Fargo. The Housing Market Index unchanged from prior the month at 68 (the estimate was 68). The gauge of the six-month...
    Created: 7/17/2018 9:01:49 AM
  • Julie Bonnin, COO, Asset Campus Housing The student housing market continues to grow across the U.S. at an unprecedented rate. Between 2016 and 2017, developers added nearly 20,000 units to...
    Created: 7/17/2018 7:30:27 AM
  • impediment to sales in Orlando, but the combination of higher prices and mortgage rates contribute by pinching the budgets of some prospective buyers — particularly first-timers — and thwarting...
    Created: 7/17/2018 7:16:07 AM
  • on the rise. Indeed, the city is known for having a tight housing market, especially at the higher end, and a limited inventory of luxury residences are expected to hit the market in the coming...
    Created: 7/17/2018 7:04:21 AM
  • in North Texas area at record highs. But so far this year, home sales prices have increased by only about 5% — half the growth rate in the same period of 2017. And the inventory of homes...
    Created: 7/17/2018 5:30:30 AM
  • about 6%—or an average of $15,600 per house. Using data on home sales from 2010 through 2015, economists Cheng Cheng and Walter J. Mayer from the University of Mississippi and FNC, Inc. Director...
    Created: 7/17/2018 5:14:12 AM
  • affordable housing opportunities as home prices continue to rise in the post-recession housing market recovery. To identify the fastest growing county in every state, 24/7 Wall Street reviewed...
    Created: 7/17/2018 5:03:51 AM
  • finance a home purchase is to take out a 30-year mortgage. With mortgage rates having been exceptionally low for years, it's been possible to get extremely attractive monthly payments even on...
    Created: 7/17/2018 3:05:38 AM