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Mortgage Loan Rates Increased Last Week, but New Applications Remained Strong

The Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) released its report on mortgage applications Wednesday morning, noting an increase of 13.5% in the group's seasonally adjusted composite index for the week ending January ...
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Mortgage Delinquencies Register Lowest October Rate in 18 Years

The share of home mortgage loan payments that are 30 days or more past due fell from 5.1% in October 2017 to 4.1% in October 2018, the lowest total for ...
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Mortgage Applications Pause for Holiday, Mortgage Loan Rates Remain Low

The Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) released its report on mortgage applications Thursday morning, noting a decrease of 9.8% in the group's seasonally adjusted composite index for the two-weeks ending December ...
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CoreLogic November Home Price Index Continues Slower Growth

U.S. home prices rose 5.1% in November, compared with the same month a year ago, according to data from research firm CoreLogic released Wednesday in the firm's Home Price Insights ...
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The 10 Cities Where Home Prices Are Rising Fastest

The price of residential real estate has risen in most markets since a decades-long bottom during the Great Recession. That has started to slow in some cities because of oversupply ...
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November Existing-Home Sales Rise for Second Straight Month

The National Association of Realtors (NAR) reports that the seasonally adjusted annual rate of existing-home sales in November rose by 1.9% to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 5.32 million ...
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Mortgage Applications Slide, Mortgage Loan Rates Continue Declining

The Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) released its weekly report on mortgage applications Wednesday morning, noting a decrease of 5.8% in the group's seasonally adjusted composite index for the week ending ...
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November Housing Starts Rise, but Single-Family Homes Lag

The U.S. Census Bureau and the Department of Housing and Urban Development reported Tuesday morning that new housing starts in November rose to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 1.256 ...
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Is a Housing Slowdown on the Horizon?

The BuildFax Housing Health Report for November showed signs that the housing market might be slowing. Overall the report found that the year-over-year rate of single-family housing authorizations, maintenance and ...
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December Homebuilder Confidence Nosedives Again

The National Association of Home Builders (NAHB)/Wells Fargo housing market index for December plunged by four points to 56, a second consecutive decline after five months of rising confidence. The ...
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Mortgage Applications Rise for Third Straight Week, Loan Rates Decline

The Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) released its weekly report on mortgage applications Wednesday morning, noting an increase of 1.6% in the group's seasonally adjusted composite index for the week ending ...
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Legacy Housing Announces Potential Pricing for IPO

Legacy Housing has filed an S-1 form with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) regarding its initial public offering (IPO). The company intends to price its 3.5 million shares ...
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September Mortgage Delinquencies Begin to Show Effects of 2018 Natural Disasters

The share of home mortgage loan payments that are 30 days or more past due fell from 5% in September 2017 to 4.4% in September 2018, the lowest total on ...
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US Homeowner Equity Up by $775 Billion in Past 12 Months

Compared to the third quarter of 2017, U.S. homeowner equity in the third quarter of this year rose by $775.2 billion, up 9.4%. The number of homeowners whose mortgages exceed ...
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Mortgage Applications Up for Second Straight Week, Loan Rate Moves Mixed

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