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Mortgage Loan Rates Rise for 4th Consecutive Week

The Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) released its report on mortgage applications Wednesday morning, noting a week-over-week decrease of 1.6% in the group’s seasonally adjusted composite index for the week ending ...
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Mortgage Loan Rates Rise for Third Straight Week

The Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) released its report on mortgage applications Wednesday morning, noting a week-over-week decrease of 1.5% in the group’s seasonally adjusted composite index for the week ending ...
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Mortgage Loan Rates Edge Toward Year-to-Date Highs

The Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) released its report on mortgage applications Wednesday morning. It noted a week-over-week decrease of 3.5% in the group’s seasonally adjusted composite index for the week ...
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Is a $1.8 Billion Dividend Payment by Fannie Mae to the Treasury Really Enough?

Fannie Mae is paying the U.S. Treasury another $1.8 billion in June. While this dividend sounds great on the surface, Fannie Mae's profit fell sharply in the first quarter after a ...
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House for Sale

Mortgage Loan Rates Rise Near Year-to-Date High

The Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) released its report on mortgage applications Wednesday morning. It noted a week-over-week decrease of 4.6% in the group’s seasonally adjusted composite index for the week ...
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Home Prices Rising Fastest in Colorado and South Carolina

Home prices in the United States rose for the 37th consecutive month in March, and the monthly increase ticked up at a higher rate. Compared with March of 2014, home ...
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Buying a House Causes More Anxiety Than Getting a Root Canal

As the spring home-buying season shifts into a higher gear, survey results released last week from Chase indicate that just 24% of Americans plan to research or consider buying a house in ...
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Mortgage Loan Rates Mixed Last Week as Buyers Start to Appear

The Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) released its report on mortgage applications Wednesday morning, noting a week-over-week decrease of 2.3% in the group’s seasonally adjusted composite index for the week ending ...
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Mortgage Loan Rates Slip as Home Purchases Heat Up

The Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) released its report on mortgage applications Wednesday morning. The report noted a week-over-week increase of 2.3% in the group’s seasonally adjusted composite index for the ...
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Should Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac Really Be AAA Rated?

Fitch Ratings recently reaffirmed the sovereign ratings of the United States of America as being AAA for the long-term foreign and local currency Issuer Default Ratings (IDRs). That call was ...
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Housing Patterns

Mortgage Loan Rates Tick Higher

The Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) released its latest report on mortgage applications Wednesday morning. It noted a week-over-week decrease of 2.3% in the group’s seasonally adjusted composite index for the ...
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Mortgage Loan Rates Drop for Third Consecutive Week

The Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) released its report on mortgage applications Wednesday morning. The report noted a week-over-week increase of 0.4% in the group’s seasonally adjusted composite index for the ...
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Mortgage Loan Rates Drop Slightly on 30-Year Fixed Loans

The Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) released its report on mortgage applications Wednesday morning, noting a week-over-week increase of 4.6% in the group’s seasonally adjusted composite index for the week ending ...
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Mortgage Loan Rates Continue to Decline

The Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) released its report on mortgage applications Wednesday morning, noting a week-over-week increase of 9.5% in the group’s seasonally adjusted composite index for the week ending ...
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Mortgage Loan Rates Slip as Applications Fall

The Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) released its report on mortgage applications Wednesday morning, noting a week-over-week decrease of 3.9% in the group’s seasonally adjusted composite index for the week ...
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