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Housing Strong, Even as Rates Continue to Tick Higher

The demand for homes continues to show strength as Americans’ idea of ‘home’ has shifted during this pandemic. Demand still outpaces supply, even as the average mortgage rates rise, according to the latest survey published by Freddie Mac.  This week will likely be an exciting ride for markets and mortgage rates as we see the

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Rates Remain Favorable, Despite Rising Steadily. What’s Next?

Since enjoying all-time lows over the past few months, average mortgage rates have steadily risen, coming up by an average of .30 percent since the lowest point in January. Regardless, home purchase activity remains brisk and we continue to expect a hot spring sales season for home buyers and sellers. We anticipate the trend for

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Rates drift lower to levels not seen since October 2016, survey says.

Hope your week is off to a great start! Some good news here about mortgage rates…according to the latest survey of average rates released by Freddie Mac, both the 30-year and 15-year continued to drift lower last week to levels not seen since October 2016. Even with Friday’s stinker of a Jobs Report, unemployment remains

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Mortgages for the Rest of Us

Having a traditional W-2 income job is great for qualifying for a traditional mortgage but the truth is that it’s becoming more and more rare in our modern economy. And fortunately for the many of us without traditional W-2 income jobs, the mortgage industry is slowly catching up with the times. Would-be homebuyers that have

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Spring & Summer Housing Market Shaping Up to Be Better than We Thought

You may have heard news headlines over the past month or so that mortgage rates have been rising. If this has you worried about your plans to buy a home over the next few months, let’s talk facts. The truth is that yes, rates have risen, but only slightly, and they remain lower than they

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