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Sales of new homes reach highest level since July 2007
...of cheaper borrowing costs, favorable weather and a resilient labor market. Single-family home sales rose 7.9% to a 764,000 annualized pace in January, exceeding the median estimate in a Bloomberg......

Military debt consolidation loans and alternatives
...Unless spending is reined in, debt trouble could resurface Market conditions influence mortgage rates You risk foreclosure Alternatives to military debt consolidation loans If you’re deep......

Mortgage rates are plunging with the financial markets, but why aren’t they even lower?
...driven by coronavirus concerns, the 10-year Treasury note, a key bellwether for mortgage rates , plunged to a record low of 1.31 percent on Tuesday, breaking a low set in July 2016. The Dow......

Need A Roommate? This $45 Million Spanish Startup Just Launched In New York City
...will certainly be tested by entering the crowded and complex New York housing market. But as Frank Sinatra once famously said of New York, “If I can make it there, I can make it anywhere.” And......

Mortgage Applications Increase in Latest MBA Weekly Survey Feb 26, 2020
) -  Mortgage applications increased 1.5 percent from one week earlier, according to data from the Mortgage Bankers Association's (MBA) Weekly Mortgage Applications Survey for the week ending......

Refinance rates today, February 26, 2020 | Rates dip
...see where rates are right now? Lenders nationwide respond to Bankrate’s weekday mortgage rates survey to bring you the most current rates available. Here you can see the latest marketplace......

Why Your Brokerage Should Be A One-Stop Shop For Homebuyers And Sellers
...Without them, a closing could be postponed. But access to an in-house title insurance service helps increase communication and awareness of details like this between the broker and title firm......

Stock markets are still in 'fear mode'
...Brands, Marriott and Square follow after the close. Also today: New US home sales for January post at 10 a.m. ET. Coming tomorrow: The second estimate for US GDP growth in the final three months...

Mortgage rates today, February 26, 2020 | Rates drop
karamysh/Shutterstock Multiple benchmark mortgage rates declined today. The average rates on 30-year fixed and 15-year fixed mortgages both dropped. On the variable-mortgage side, the average......

Acute Housing Need Means Brisk New Home Sales
Landsea Homes’ rapid sales are a response to Northern California’s high demand for quality......

January 2020 Existing-Home Sales
NAR released a summary of existing-home sales data showing that housing market activity this January declined 1.3% from December 2019. January’s sales of existing homes improved 9.6 %......

Mr. Cooper records a profit for the second consecutive quarter
...and in the fourth quarter, there was an approximately 10-basis-point rise in mortgage rates and a similar rise in the 10-year and five-year swap rates," Chris Marshall, vice chairman and chief......

Racial Disparities Persist on Path to Homeownership
...who tended to spend the least. The report followed the release of NAR’s Fair Housing Action Plan on Jan. 8, in which NAR renewed its commitment to advance fair housing protections by educating......

Mortgage Rates Plunge to 8-Year Low Amid Coronavirus Fears
...search. IE users, please download Firefox , Chrome , or Edge . February 25, 2020 Mortgage rates are falling fast, and they could sink even lower. Mortgage News Daily......

Southern California home prices rise in January as market heats up
...higher than a year earlier. It's the latest indication that the housing market is heating up after muddling through much of 2019. "We are definitely settling into a seller's market," San Fernando......

Home prices in 20 U.S. cities rise by most in almost a year
...a Bloomberg survey of economists. Prices were up 0.4% from November. Mortgage rates, already near three-year lows, could decline further in conjunction with the latest drop in U.S. Treasury......

Twin Cities still dogged by shortage of affordable houses for sale
...sales activity, but we're still missing the inventory piece." The housing market in the Twin Cities has been dogged by a shortage of houses that are affordable to first-time buyers, downsizing......

Navigating Rough Waters: How To Manage Your Brokerage Through A Crisis
Getty Fo Following the seismic crash of Wall Street in 2008, the housing market plummeted. The whole real estate industry fell underwater, and we were all faced with unprecedented challenges......

Three Ways To Flip Houses With No Money
...strategy, especially if the real estate market is performing well. Note that foreclosures and old homes are popular properties to use in house flipping. This is because most real estate investors......

The white picket fence, then maybe marriage and kids: More homeowners than ever are single
...rising housing costs. The shift, if it persists, could shake up the housing market as builders put up more affordable homes tailored to singles and first-time buyers. From 2015 to 2018, the......

Latinos dueños de pequeños negocios se han convertido en una fuerza económica en EEUU
...sin recursos. De acuerdo a información de la Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC), para el 31 de diciembre del 2001, 8,080 bancos asegurados por FDIC existían en el país. Para el 31 de......

‘Puro cash’: Latinos are opening more small businesses than anyone else in the US
...the cold. According to data provided by the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC), as of Dec. 31, 2001, 8,080 FDIC-insured community banks existed in the country. By Dec. 31, 2018, 5,406......

JPMorgan sees a mortgage revival after years of quiet losses
...are basing their expectations on cost cuts and optimism that the lowest mortgage rates in three years will spur more homeowners to refinance, a trend that buoyed earnings in last year's second......

Competition's heating up for the home buying season
...a survey of over 500 Redfin agents across the country. " Low mortgage rates have brought buyers back to the housing market, but a lack of listings means buyers are having to compete with one......

What is a 203(k) mortgage loan?
...obtain architectural exhibits and meet building codes. Learn more about today’s mortgage rates. Looking for a great rate on a mortgage? Check out Bankrate’s comparison tool . Who qualifies......