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Mortgage Loan Rates Fell Last Week, Refinancings Jump

The Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) released its report on mortgage applications Wednesday morning, noting a week-over-week increase of 9% in the group's seasonally adjusted composite index for the week ending ...
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Homebuilder Confidence Remains Solid in January

The National Association of Home Builders (NAHB)/Wells Fargo housing market index for January remained unchanged from December's revised reading of 60. The reading was lower than the consensus forecast of ...
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Mortgage Loan Rates Dropped Last Week, Applications Up 21%

The Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) released its latest report on mortgage applications Wednesday morning. The report noted a week-over-week increase of 21.3% in the group's seasonally adjusted composite index for ...
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November Foreclosure Inventory Lowest in DC, Highest in New Jersey

In the month of November, 33,000 U.S. home foreclosures were completed, down 2% month over month and down 18.8% from a total of 41,000 in November 2014, according to CoreLogic. ...
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KB Home Earnings Fall Short

KB Home (NYSE: KBH) reported fourth-quarter and full-year 2015 results before markets opened Thursday morning. The homebuilder reported diluted earnings per share (EPS) of $0.43 on revenues of $985.8 million. ...
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Mortgage Loan Rates Rose Slightly in Final Week of 2015

The Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) released its report on mortgage applications Wednesday morning. It noted a week-over-week decrease of 27% in the group's seasonally adjusted composite index for the week ...
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Home Prices Rise 10% in Colorado, Washington in November

Home prices in the United States rose for the 45th consecutive month in November. Compared with November of 2014, home prices rose 6.3%, including the sales of distressed properties. The ...
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November Pending Home Sales Slip, Remain on Pace for Best Sales Since 2006

The National Association of Realtors (NAR) Wednesday morning released its data on pending sales of existing homes for November. The pending home sales index slipped by 1% to 106.9 from ...
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Maryland, Michigan, Florida Top States for October Distressed Home Sales

U.S. sales of distressed homes totaled 10.2% of all homes sold in October of this year, according to data posted Tuesday by CoreLogic. The total represents a 2.0 percentage point ...
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Home Prices Rise Most in San Francisco, Denver and Portland

In all 20 U.S. cities included in the S&P/Case-Shiller home price index, October house prices increased year over year, and 12 of the 20 posted a month-over-month increase. Chicago (down ...
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New Home Sales Up 4.3% in November

The U.S. Census Bureau and the Department of Housing and Urban Development reported Wednesday morning that sales of new homes in November rose to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of ...
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Mortgage Loan Rates Inched Higher Last Week

The Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) released its report on mortgage applications Wednesday morning. It noted a week-over-week increase of 7.3% in the group's seasonally adjusted composite index for the week ...
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Existing Home Sales Tumble as New Loan Rules Take Effect

The National Association of Realtors (NAR) reports that the seasonally adjusted annual rate of existing home sales in November fell 10.5% to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 4.76 million ...
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FHFA Home Price Index Rises 0.5% in October

The Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA) reported Tuesday morning that U.S. home prices rose 0.5% month over month in October. Compared with October 2014, the house price index has gained ...
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September Cash Home Sales Highest in Alabama, West Virginia, Florida

In September of 2015, cash sales comprised 32.5% of all home sales, down from 35.9% in September of 2014, marking the 33rd consecutive year-over-year monthly decline. Cash sales rose by ...
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