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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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Here’s What Borrowers Could Save by Getting Additional Mortgage Quotes

Here’s what they could save with just one more quote April 17, 2018, Kelsey Ramírez, HousingWire.com Once borrowers begin their home-buying process, they rarely shop around for their mortgage, most often preferring to go with the first lender they find. The Consumer Financial Protection … Continue reading

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Freddie Mac: Mortage Rates Soar to Highest Level Since 2014

See largest weekly jump since February April 19, 2018, Kelsey Ramírez, HousingWire.,com Mortgage rates soared this week to their highest level since 2014, according to Freddie Mac’s weekly Primary Mortgage Market Survey. “Following Treasuries, mortgage rates soared,” said Len Kiefer, Freddie Mac deputy … Continue reading

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Freddie Mac: Mortgage Rates Fall for Second Consecutive Week

Treasury yield stabilizes after trade war anxiety April 5, 2018, Kelsey Ramírez, HousingWire.com Mortgage rates fell for the second consecutive week as it continues to recover from the market’s anxiety over potential trade wars, according to Freddie Mac’s Primary Mortgage Market Survey. “After … Continue reading

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New Home Sales Continue to Slip in 2018

But increased slightly from last year March 23, 2018, Kelsey Ramírez, housingWire.com After plummeting in January, new home sales fell slightly lower in February, however, they still remained slightly above last year’s pace, according to the latest report from the U.S. Census … Continue reading

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