Housing

Mortgage Loan Rates Moved Higher Last Week, Refinancings Jumped

The Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) released its weekly report on mortgage applications Wednesday morning, noting an increase of 9.6% in the group's seasonally adjusted composite index for the week ending ...
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Home Foreclosures Remain at 2-Decade Low

The share of home mortgage loan payments that are 30 days or more past due fell to 3.7% in August, remaining at its lowest level in more than 20 years. ...
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Mortgage Loan Rates Slipped Last Week, Refinancings Increased

The Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) released its weekly report on mortgage applications Wednesday morning, noting a decrease of just 0.1% in the group's seasonally adjusted composite index for the week ...
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September Home Prices Rise Most in DC, Denver

U.S. home prices rose 3.5% in September, compared with the same month a year ago, according to CoreLogic's latest Home Price Insights monthly report, released Tuesday. The data includes sales ...
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Higher Mortgage Loan Rates Continue to Reduce Demand for Refinancing

The Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) released its weekly report on mortgage applications Wednesday morning, noting an increase of 0.6% in the group's seasonally adjusted composite index for the week ending ...
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Home Prices Surge in Phoenix

U.S. home prices are still rising, but the pace of growth continues to slow, according to the S&P CoreLogic Case-Shiller national home price index (not seasonally adjusted) for August that ...
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House Built on Plot Used by Serial Killer Hits Market for $459,000

It is not much of a house, measuring 2,500 square feet with three bedrooms and two baths. The listing makes the home seem inviting: "Close to all transportation. MUST SEE!" ...
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New Home Sales Remain Near 12-Year High 

The U.S. Census Bureau and the Department of Housing and Urban Development reported Tuesday morning that sales of new homes in September decreased to a seasonally adjusted annual rate (SAAR) ...
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Higher Mortgage Loan Rates Last Week Quelled Refinancing

The Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) released its weekly report on mortgage applications Wednesday morning, noting a drop of 11.9% in the group's seasonally adjusted composite index for the week ending ...
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One Amazing Trade Has Outperformed the S&P 500 in 9 of the Past 10 Years

If there is one specific metric that Wall Street analysts love, it is historical performance, and why not? You can take all the other analytics and number crunching and none ...
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Older Americans May Face Ugly Housing Choices

By 2028, the number of U.S. households headed by someone age 80 or over will total 12 million, up from 8.1 million in 2018. By 2038, that number is projected ...
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Mortgage Loan Rates Rose Last Week, Slowing New Purchase Applications

The Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) released its weekly report on mortgage applications Wednesday morning, noting a rise of 0.5% in the group's seasonally adjusted composite index for the week ending ...
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Home Foreclosures Persists at Lowest Level in More Than 20 Years

The share of home mortgage loan payments that are 30 days or more past due fell to 3.8% in July, remaining at its lowest level in more than 20 years. ...
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Falling Mortgage Loan Rates Boost Refinancing While Demand for New Loans Ticks Down

The Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) released its weekly report on mortgage applications Wednesday morning, noting a rise of 5.2% in the group's seasonally adjusted composite index for the week ending ...
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Declining Mortgage Interest Rates Lift Demand for New Home Loans, Refinancing

The Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) released its weekly report on mortgage applications Wednesday morning, noting a rise of 8.1% in the group's seasonally adjusted composite index for the week ending ...
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