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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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Housing Sentiment sours as mortgage rates rise

“Prices have to be lowered, more cash must be put into the transaction in the form of a down payment or to buy down the interest rate in order to qualify for the same house price,” said Hanson. “Buyers must … Continue reading

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Housing Sentiment Sours as Mortgage Rates Rise

“Prices have to be lowered, more cash must be put into the transaction in the form of a down payment or to buy down the interest rate in order to qualify for the same house price,” said Hanson. “Buyers must … 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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Rising Mortgage Rates, Home Prices a Lethal Brew

Still, rising rates could not come at a worse time for the housing recovery. Home prices rose over ten percent in March, according to the latest surveys from SP/Case-Shiller. Every one percentage point rise in mortgage rates reduces the average … Continue reading

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