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Mortgage applications decrease as rising rates temper refi volume
Mortgage applications decreased 1.9% from one week earlier as rising rates started to affect refinance activity, according to the Mortgage Bankers Association. Still, refinancings predominate......

Mortgage Applications Decrease in Latest MBA Weekly Survey Jan 20, 2021
) -  Mortgage applications decreased 1.9 percent from one week earlier, according to data from the Mortgage Bankers Association's (MBA) Weekly Mortgage Applications Survey for the week ending......

A New Year Could Spell Scarcity Of Available Vacation Rentals
...drive repeat customers. There is also a financial silver lining in record home sales sustained by strong annual rental revenue. For those in destinations with this advantage, keep your exit strategy......

Patient, but proactive: How my Florida county is distributing the COVID-19 vaccine
...through a variety of obstacles from back-to-back hurricanes in 2004 to the housing market crash that drove unemployment up to 15% in our community. For the past 10 months, I’ve watched our employees......

How Home Financing Has Helped — And Hindered — The American Dream
...U.S., and this is sure to keep happening as America's housing market evolves. Homeownership in the U.S. has risen from about 48% early in the Great Depression to around 68% in 2020. However, as......

Biden seeks to extend bans on evictions and foreclosures
...several federal departments and agencies to extend their bans on evictions and foreclosures for those affected by coronavirus until at least the end of March. Grandmother tearfully reacts to......

Inauguration Day looks different this year
...Muslim countries. The President-elect plans to extend the moratorium on evictions and foreclosures for families affected by Covid-19 and to sign an order requiring masks on federal property and......

How to sell your house: A complete guide for sellers
...ll sell faster and command a higher price. Conversely, in places where home sales have cooled, homeowners will likely have to work harder to attract the right buyer. Then there are the factors......

NAR Helps Mark Annual MLK Day
...Dr. King are forever on the right side of history.” Oppler praised NAR members’ commitment to promoting King’s dream of diverse, inclusive communities at the ceremony, which also marked the......

Housing Market Boom May Tempt Sellers to Overprice
...reported facing a bidding war in submitting offers for their clients. “The housing market is unseasonably hot—it’s behaving like it normally does in the spring, with plenty of demand from......

December sets housing records led by secondary cities
Four new records were set during a historic December for the housing market, according to Remax. The number of for-sale properties plummeted 17.9% month-over-month and 33% year-over-year, reaching......

FHFA extends foreclosure ban as borrower struggles persist, costs rise
...last month’s extension of the bans that they delay “inevitable pain.” Foreclosures overall have been down year-over-year but they are rising month-over-month as those in progress before the......

30-Year Mortgage and Refinance Rates for January 19, 2021 | Key rate eases
...include information about every financial or credit product or service. 30-year fixed mortgage rates The average rate for a 30-year fixed-rate mortgage is 2.91 percent, dropping 2 basis......

Today’s refi rates drops – January 19, 2021
...where rates are right now? 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 January 19th, 2021 : Rate lowers for common 30-year term
Mortgage rates diverged today, but one key rate sunk lower. The average for a 30-year fixed-rate mortgage decreased, but the average rate on a 15-year fixed ticked up. The average rate......

5 steps to get an instant home offer
...Foster Real Estate in Salisbury, Maryland. iBuyers aren’t available in every housing market, however — the business simply wouldn’t work in less profitable areas. The iBuyers with the largest......

New York Flight Boosts Connecticut Demand
...000 people last year, Stamford saw a 20 percent year-over-year increase in home sales in the third quarter and its best quarter for condo sales in more than five years. “I’d say over the last......

Tahoe’s Housing Market Expected To Remain Hot Following 2.7-Billion Year
...of the coronavirus pandemic, when most in-the-works deals fell apart, the Tahoe-Truckee housing market exploded with activity as the adoption of remote-work and distance learning fueled an exodus......

Golf real estate: Booming markets changing club life
...for residential real estate. After initial concerns about how COVID-19 would affect home sales in the United States, the markets in many areas basically exploded in 2020. Realtor.com reported......

In A New Year, The Multifamily Industry Looks To The Suburbs
...an idea of what may happen, if everything goes well. For the housing market, especially, people rely on predictions and market forecasts, and yet, the industry also experiences some of the biggest......

Will rising Treasury rates mean higher mortgage interest costs ahead?
...for the first time since the pandemic began. Should we expect higher mortgage rates as well? In normal times, that’s the usual pattern because the two rates are closely tied. But, the traditional......

What $20 Million Buys In Three Wealthy Southern California Pockets
...Long a summer playground for business titans and Hollywood stars, Malibu's housing market exploded with interest over the last year as well-heeled homebuyers angled for the best stay-at-home......

Today’s refinance rates moves lower | January 15, 2021
...to compare today’s rates? 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 average......

30-Year Interest Rates for January 18, 2021 | Rates go up
...a month ago, that’s $1.60 higher. Learn more about 30-year mortgage rates , and compare to a variety of other loan types. 30-year refinance rates Today’s average refinance rate for a 30-year......

Current Mortgage Rates for January 18th, 2021 : Rates go up
Several closely watched mortgage rates moved higher today. The average rates on 30-year fixed and 15-year fixed mortgages both advanced. The average rate on 5/1 adjustable-rate mortgages, or......