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Mortgage Rates Rise

Mortgage Rates Back on the Rise MCLEAN, Va., June 14, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Freddie Mac (OTCQB:FMCC) today released the results of its Primary Mortgage Market Survey® (PMMS®), showing that after declining for two straight weeks, mortgage rates reversed direction … Continue reading

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No Slump Materialized after New Tax Law

The new tax law was supposed to cause a slump in housing values. It hasn’t materialized – yet. By Kenneth R. Harney June 13 What if Congress passed a massive tax bill with scary cutbacks in deductions for homeowners – … Continue reading

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May – Homes Sold in Record Time

In May’s red-hot housing market, homes sold in record time By Diana Olick June 14

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Lien Priority According to Timing

Lien Priority Matters By Bob Hunt June 4 When it comes to liens, California has adopted a “first in time, first in right” system of priorities. As authors Miller and Starr, the widely-acknowledged gurus of California real estate law, put … Continue reading

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Baby Boomers hold onto their homes

Real estate headache: Baby boomers who won’t sell their homes BY AIMEE PICCHI June 6 Thanks to their sheer numbers, the baby boomers have shaped society, driving social change and the economic expansion since the 1970s. But now they’re influencing … Continue reading

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Mortgage rates drop, but borrowers are not impressed BY Diana Olick May 30 After a sharp rise, mortgage interest rates stepped back a bit last week, but that did nothing to juice borrower demand.

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Home Price Increase “not sustainable”

Run-up in home prices is ‘not sustainable’: Realtors’ chief economist By Diana Olick May 29 Home values have been rising for six straight years, and the gains have been accelerating for the past two years. Unlike the last housing boom, … Continue reading

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Experts predict Home Prices will fall

Real Estate Experts Warn Home Prices Are About to Fall BY Chris Morris May 23 Housing prices have recovered nicely from the bubble that was such a key factor in the last recession, but the growth could be ending soon, … Continue reading

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Mtg Rates Highest in 7 Years

Mortgage Rates Move Up to Highest Level in Seven Years MCLEAN, Va., May 10, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Freddie Mac (OTCQB:FMCC) today released the results of its Primary Mortgage Market Survey® (PMMS®), showing that mortgage rates were unchanged over the … Continue reading

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Home Sales & Prices Rise

Realtors® Midyear Forecast: Home Sales, Prices to Rise Despite Inventory, Affordability Challenges WASHINGTON (May 17, 2018) – A stronger economy, wage growth and an improving job market are expected to march home sales and prices higher in 2018, but low … Continue reading

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