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Mortgage and real estate news this week: Falling rates and visualizing the housing market
...about every financial or credit product or service. The sound of falling mortgage rates echoed through the virtual cubicles of Bankrate this week. Here are some top stories to help you stay......

Mortgage rate deals for week ending June 12, 2021: Top offers from lenders
...can save thousands of dollars by getting at least three bids. Compare mortgage rates in your area now . Average clicked on rate for purchase loans The average rate clicked on by Bankrate......

Fannie Mae clarifies disaster deferrals for long-term delinquencies
...mortgages sold in the U.S. Delinquencies typically start to convert to foreclosures after 90 days, but with forbearance for coronavirus-related hardships on government-related loans extended......

HUD reinstates fair housing rule, hot housing market shows signs of cooling off & more of this week's top news
The feverish home buying of the past year led to skyrocketing values and the largest amount of owner equity in at least a decade. On an annual basis,......

Best cheap homeowners insurance in Fresno
...to 150% if you need to rebuild your home. Considering that the housing market is booming at this time and lumber prices are skyrocketing , the extended replacement cost coverage could be a lifesaver......

Homeowners See Nearly 20% Equity Jump in a Year
...an important financial tool and boosted consumer confidence in the U.S. housing market, especially for older homeowners and baby boomers who’ve experienced years of price appreciation.” The......

Will Some California First-Time Buyers Get 45% Home Cost Subsidies?
...Democrats’ Build Back Boldly budget plan. “The California Dream for All first-time home buyer program aims to address historical and economic barriers to homeownership with a new way for Californians......

30-Year Mortgage Rates Average 2.96% This Week
30-year Mortgage Rates Average 2.96% This Week | Realtor Magazine Internet Explorer does not currently support REALTOR® Magazine search. IE users, please download Firefox......

Tackling Affordable Housing in the Northeast
...the rocky recovery. How did the flight toward the suburbs influence the housing market in Boston?   Carpenter: With the pandemic subsiding and people returning to offices rather than working......

Coming Crunch For Retailers Pits Sustainability v. Inflation
...earlier. Gasoline, fuel oil, and car prices are all up substantially. The housing market has gone ballistic: prices soared 13.2 percent for the year ending in March,  according  to the S&P CoreLogic......

Can CRE conversions answer the housing inventory crisis? Not so fast.
...and the highest level since 2010. Additionally, 70% of companies surveyed by NAR downsized their office space in 1Q 2021, up from 69% and 62% from the previous two quarters. At the same time......

Mortgage and Refinance Rates Today, June 11th, 2021 | Most rates fall
Average mortgage rates were mostly down compared to a week ago. Rates for 30-year fixed, 15-year fixed and jumbo loans moved lower, while rates for adjustable rate mortgages rose. Rates as......

Today’s refinance rates fall : June 11, 2021
...see today’s average rates? Lenders nationwide respond to Bankrate’s weekday mortgage rates survey to bring you the most up-to-date rates available. Here you can see the latest national average......

Current mortgage rates for June 11, 2021: Rates cool off
Today some notable mortgage rates ticked downward. If you haven't locked yet, see how your finances could be affected. A handful of principal mortgage rates dwindled today. 15-year fixed......

Here’s How Much Kamala Harris Is Worth
...the next four years, Harris is also taking advantage of the hot housing market to list a D.C. condo she bought for $1.8 million in 2017. She’s asking $2 million. Emhoff’s earnings, meanwhile......

How Buying a House Can Hedge Against Inflation
...One of those strategies is to invest in real estate, especially when mortgage rates are low, as they are now. The latest Consumer Price Index (CPI)—which is the weighted average of the price......

Instant Reaction: Mortgage Rates, June 10, 2021
Mortgage rates dropped further this week although inflation rose more than expected. Specifically, the 30-year fixed mortgage rate fell to 2.96% from 2.99% the previous week. With rates at......

Mortgage rates: 14.1M homeowners are not refinancing despite low interest rates. Should you refinance now?
...22.7 million borrowers who are considered “in the money” (meaning they have mortgage rates at least 0.75% above the prevailing rate, but do not meet all of Black Knight's broad eligibility criteria......

How to save money fast: 20 ways
...in overdraft and non-sufficient funds fees alone, according to an analysis of FDIC data by the Center for Responsible Lending. It’s easy to avoid paying monthly fees, particularly at online......

Home equity grew by $2 trillion in the first quarter
...become an important financial tool and boosted consumer confidence in the US housing market, especially for older homeowners and Baby Boomers who've experienced years of price appreciation,"......

Refinance rates on June 10, 2021: Rates recede
A few major refinance mortgage rates dropped even lower today. Several significant refinance rates dropped today. Average rates for both the 15-year fixed and 30-year fixed refinance......

Mortgage rates fall for a second week amid mixed economic trends
...Rising prices of lumber and other supplies left their mark in recent home sales . Even with softened purchase mortgage activity , the average size of home loans remains high, according to Sam......

What to do if you lose your 401(k) employer match
...trade-off for a decision. That might be the case now with low mortgage rates. If your financial situation is strong – and maybe even if it isn’t – you may be able to take advantage of historically......

Survey: Affordability Affects LGBTQ Buyer, Seller Patterns
...individual experiences of the diverse LGBTQ population. “Understanding how buyers navigate the housing market is essential to REALTORS®,” says Jessica Lautz, NAR’s vice president of demographics......

Borrowers gain decade-high levels of home equity in first quarter
...an important financial tool and boosted consumer confidence in the U.S. housing market, especially for older homeowners and baby boomers who've experienced years of price appreciation. " The......