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CBS: 3 Reasons to Worry about the Housing Market

Article warns looming issues could cause strain September 10, 2018, Jessica Guerin, HousingWire.com Trouble is brewing in the U.S. housing market, some claim, asserting fear that another housing bubble could be on the horizon. One main factor: Home values have surpassed their … Continue reading

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Freddie Mac: Mortgage Rates Finally See An Uptick

Rates now as steady as they were in the fall of 2016 August 30, 2018, Alcynna Lloyd, HousingWire.com Mortgage rates are finally seeing an uptick, according to Freddie Mac’s latest Primary Mortgage Market survey. Freddie Mac Chief Economist Sam Khater said mortgage rates are now … Continue reading

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August Forecast Shows Affordability Hinders Growth

Supply and demand deter prospective homebuyers August 27, 2018, A, lcynna Lloyd, HousingWire.com Home sales growth is expected to slow through the remainder of the year, as a lack of affordability and supply contribute to a continual slowdown, according to Freddie Mac’s August … Continue reading

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Freddie Mac: Mortgage Rates Reach Fourth Highest Level of 2018

30-year fixed-rate mortgage in second consecutive week of 4.6% August 2, 2018, Alcynna Lloyd, HousingWire.com Mortgage rates climbed higher this week, reaching its fourth highest level of 2018, according to Freddie Mac’s latest Primary Mortgage Market survey. “The higher rate environment, coupled with the ongoing lack of … Continue reading

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Homebuyers are Resilient Despite Housing Market Challenges

Limited supply and affordability constraints can’t hold them back May 25, 2018, Alcynna Lloyd, HousingWire.com Although homebuyers struggle with affordability and low supply, a healthy economy and strong consumer confidence are expected to lead to an increase of sales, according to Freddie … Continue reading

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Freddie Mac: Mortgage Rates Haven’t Risen this Consistently in 40 Years

Highest sustained climb since 1972, at least May 24, 2018, Alcynna Lloyd, HOusingWire.com Mortgage rates haven’t risen this consistently to start a year in more than 40 years, according to Freddie Mac’s latest Primary Mortgage Market survey. “Mortgage rates so far in 2018 have … Continue reading

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Home Sales Will Struggle to Rise Above Current Levels

Modest growth could come through new home sales April 23, 2018, Kelsey Ramírez. HousingWire.com Home sales will struggle to rise above their current levels as housing inventory continues to shrink, according to Freddie Mac’s newly released monthly Outlook for April, which looks at … Continue reading

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