Tag Archives: Economic Recovery

Housing recovery rides rate roller coaster

“Last week mortgage rates retreated from a 23-month high as the Fed sought to reassure markets that the wind-down of the stimulus program would be gradual, and contingent upon strong improvement in economic fundamentals,” said Erin Lantz, director of Zillow … Continue reading

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Housing Recovery Rides Rate Roller Coaster

“Last week mortgage rates retreated from a 23-month high as the Fed sought to reassure markets that the wind-down of the stimulus program would be gradual, and contingent upon strong improvement in economic fundamentals,” said Erin Lantz, director of Zillow … Continue reading

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Is the Refi ‘Apocalypse’ Really Upon Us?

In Bethesda, Maryland, Apex Home Loans CEO, Craig Strent, says a rise in rates could actually bring in more business in the short term. “There is a huge population that have benefitted from adjustable rate mortgages. When the rates adjusted, … Continue reading

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New Housing Fears: Home Prices Are Rising Too Fast

As a result, home prices are now rising more and faster than most analysts predicted due to this short supply, up 7.4 percent year-over-year in November, according to CoreLogic. They are especially surging in some of the hardest hit markets … Continue reading

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New Home Sales Disappoint

After a slew of positive readings on the nation’s housing recovery, sales of newly built homes in October were a big disappointment. Despite the big public builders reporting big jumps in new orders and builder confidence positively leaping to the … Continue reading

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