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The Latest Breakdown of Total Mortgage Applications

Mortgage applications from home buyers are nearly half of what it was a year ago — that is the big…

1 month ago

Redfin and Others Frame the Coming Housing Market Chill box

Redfin and others release data warning of a possible big chill looming on the horizon. Even if the economy does'nt…

3 months ago

Mortgage rates fall back below 5%, providing relief for home buyers

Having endured weeks of rising borrowing costs, home buyers in the U.S. have gotten a "second chance" to lock in…

4 months ago

Mortgage rates fell again as housing market reaches 'equilibrium'

Mortgage rates took a sharp turn lower last week, just one day after the Federal Reserve raised its benchmark rate.…

4 months ago

JPMorganChase cuts hundreds of mortgage staff as business dwindles

JPMorganChase has said it’s cutting jobs in its mortgage lending business amid tightening monetary policy that has seen mortgage rates…

5 months ago

ARMs offer tempting mortgage savings, but there's a risk

A new study from Redfin shows that homebuyers could save an average of $260 per month if they purchase a…

6 months ago

Higher rates may prompt homeowners to stay put, but how will that impact inventory?

Approximately half of American homeowners who currently have a mortgage enjoy a rate of less than 4%. Given that interest…

8 months ago

As mortgage rates rise, more buyers are being priced out

Rapidly rising mortgage rates may help to reduce housing demand this spring, as the worsening affordability causes more buyers to…

8 months ago