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5 Questions To Ask Before Paying Off Your Mortgage Before Retirement
...average). You don't need to get fantastic investment returns to beat mortgage rates, especially when considering the after-tax cost of your mortgage. (If you are getting a tax deduction for your......

September 2021 REALTORS® Confidence Index Report: Fall Housing Market Starts on a Calmer Note
...2021 survey was sent to 50,000 REALTORS® who were selected from NAR's more than 1.5 million members through simple, random sampling and to 4,199 respondents in the previous three surveys who......

Mortgage and real estate news this week: Why some homeowners are avoiding refis, and mortgage rate update
...homebuyers. 1. 74% of eligible homeowners still haven’t refinanced Even though mortgage rates have been near all-time lows for well over a year, a recent Bankrate survey showed that a huge......

5 Popular Homebuilders Gurus Have Constructed Positions In
...supply chain issues and labor shortages persist for the nation’s homebuilders, home buyer demand continues to be robust. The National Association of Home Builders/Wells Fargo Housing Market......

Inventory Boost Not Enough to Satisfy Fall House Hunters
...to the National Association of REALTORS®’ latest housing report. Forty-four percent more home sales are pending than at this time in 2019, according to research from the real estate brokerage......

Experts: Rising Rates Won’t Deflate Buyer Demand
...up for the second consecutive week, averaging 3.09%, Freddie Mac reports. “Mortgage rates continued to rise this week due to the trajectory of both the economy and the pandemic,” says Sam Khater......

Bidding wars decline as the housing market cools: Redfin
...asking price as they were in the spring, when competition in the housing market was peaking." With mortgage rates rising in recent weeks, Marr expects the percentage of bidding wars to continue......

Commercial Weekly: Apartment Demand and Rents Likely to Remain Robust in 2022
...growth remain elevated in 2022, given the current rates of absorption, rising mortgage rates in 2022, and the lower level of construction activity relative to current demand. Demand for multifamily......

September 2021 Existing-Home Sales Bounce Back 7% from Prior Month
NAR released a summary of existing-home sales data showing that housing market activity this September inclined 7.0% from August 2021. September's existing-home sales reached a 6.29 million seasonally......

Savings Calculator
...18, 2021, the national average savings APY was 0.06%, according to FDIC data. Online banks and credit unions tend to offer the best high-yield savings accounts. In choosing a savings account......

Housing is the economys Energizer bunny: It keeps going and going
New York (CNN Business)The housing market is showing no significant signs of slowing, despite some concerns that prices may be close to peaking as mortgage rates climb. Housing starts in September......

Can I Quit My Job And Still Get A Mortgage? We’ve Got Answers.
...buy a house in the next few months or years, particularly when housing market prices continue to climb? Albeit, the stories of people who have left jobs run a gamut of reasons, like they were......

Fountain Residential Breaks Ground on Louisiana Student Housing
...up  Despite initial concerns over how the pandemic will affect the student housing market, the sector’s performance has exceeded 2019 levels in both preleasing rates and rent growth. Overall......

As refis dry up, mortgage firms vow to lend more to minority borrowers
...are expected to drop 62% to $860 billion, due mostly to rising mortgage rates, according to the MBA's forecast. The MBA expects mortgage rates to rise to 3.1% by year-end and to 4% by the end......

Today’s mortgage refinance rates eases – October 22, 2021
...a good time to refi? Yes, depending on your situation. Especially with mortgage rates near all-time lows, it’s a great time to refinance. If you have a loan that you’ve been holding since before......

Current mortgage and refinance rates for October 22, 2021 – Rates historically low
...and interest of $428.10 for every $100k you borrow. Summary: How mortgage rates have moved 30-year fixed mortgage rate: 3.18%, down from 3.20% last week, -0.02 15-year fixed mortgage rate:......

Current mortgage interest rates on Oct. 22, 2021: Rates fall
Today a couple of notable mortgage rates declined. If you haven't locked yet, see how your future mortgage payments could be affected. A few notable mortgage rates went down today. While 15-year......

Should You Lock Your Mortgage Rate Today?
...Parrish, head of retail lending product management at BMO Harris Bank. “If mortgage rates are attractive to the customer, many of them lock shortly after applications, as they do not want to......

Residence Underwater Due To Liens Not An Asset That Could Be Fraudulently Transferred In Tootian
...property from being taken by creditors. Among these transactions were apparently bogus foreclosures which were started and then stopped by friendly creditors to try to thwart the unfriendly creditors......

Refinance rates on Oct. 21, 2021: Mortgage rates are mixed, 30-year fixed drops
Refinance rates varied today, but one key rate decreased. Mortgage refinance rates today were mixed. One key rate did drop: the 30-year fixed refinance. However, average rates for both 15-year fixed......

Home sales rebound while prices continue to climb
After the housing market finally started cooling off a bit over the summer, sales rebounded in September. The tight inventory of homes, which had been improving earlier in the year, worsened......

U.S. existing-home sales rise 7%, the most in a year
...in a year, suggesting a slight easing in home-price growth and lower mortgage rates a month earlier provided a tailwind for demand. Contract closings increased 7% from the prior month, the most......

Mortgage rates increase further over past week
Mortgage rates reached another seasonal high, as the 30-year fixed rate climbed further upward over the past week. The average 30-year fixed rate mortgage came in at 3.09% for the......