Monthly Archives: July 2017

Mortgage Rates Drop Again

Mortgage Rates Drop Again MCLEAN, VA–(Marketwired – Jul 27, 2017) – Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC) today released the results of its Primary Mortgage Market Survey® (PMMS®), showing average mortgage rates dropping for the second consecutive week.

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Renting vs Buying a Home

7 Reasons To Stop Renting Today By JAYMI NACIRI July 26 Still renting? You must have a good reason. Although, we’re not really sure what it is. With rents continuing to rise across the country, interest rates staying around historic … Continue reading

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Quicken Loans Pays $11 Million in Fines

Judge orders Quicken Loans to pay $11 million in fines and damages By Ken Harney July 20 Quicken Loans arguably has the mortgage industry’s most squeaky-clean image – named by J.D. Power as No. 1 in home loan customer satisfaction … Continue reading

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Granny Flat Applications Explode

Granny Flat Applications Explode The Number Has Tripled Since May Thursday, July 20, 2017 By Nick Welsh (Contact) The number of city residents applying to build granny flats ​— ​known officially as “accessory dwelling units,” or more colloquially as “ADUs” ​— ​has tripled since May.

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Quicken Loans To Pay Heavy Fines

Judge orders Quicken Loans to pay $11 million in fines and damages By Ken Harney July 20 Quicken Loans arguably has the mortgage industry’s most squeaky-clean image – named by J.D. Power as No. 1 in home loan customer satisfaction … Continue reading

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Mortgage Rates

MCLEAN, VA–(Marketwired – Jul 13, 2017) – Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC) today released the results of its Primary Mortgage Market Survey® (PMMS ®), showing average mortgage rates rising across the board for the second consecutive week.

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Credit “repair” firms may not help your credit

‘Credit-repair’ firms pay $2 million to settle complaints of abusive practices By Kenneth R. Harney July 5 You’ve almost certainly seen or heard pitches for “credit repair” services promising to clean up your credit problems, reduce your debt or even … Continue reading

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How to Prepare Your Home for Sale

How to ditch vibe-crushers that could give potential buyers the creeps By Valli Herman July 6 Whether it’s an off-putting odor, kitschy decor or questionable artwork, a good real estate agent knows how to disappear such sale-killers for potential buyers … Continue reading

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Three Types of Loans If Your Credit Isn’t Perfect

3 Types Of Loans To Go For If You’re Credit Challenged By J.R. Duren July 6 The latest numbers from mortgage analysts Ellie Mae show that the average FICO score of approved conventional mortgages is 732. If a borrower has … Continue reading

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Pending Home Sales Tumble in May

Pending Home Sales Tumble in May for Third Straight Month WASHINGTON (June 28, 2017) – The ongoing supply shortages that are propping up home prices in many metro areas caused pending home sales in May to slump for the third … Continue reading

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