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Home Prices Rise 5.7 Percent Year-Over-Year in January

CoreLogic has released its January 2015 CoreLogic Home Price Index (HPI) which shows that home prices nationwide, including distressed sales, increased 5.7 percent in January 2015 compared to January 2014.

Mortgage Apps Level Off Over Last Week

Mortgage applications increased 0.1 percent from one week earlier, according to data from the

Zillow: Fed Chair Announcement Causes Decline in Fixed-Rates

The 30-year fixed rate mortgage (FRM) on 

Credit Union Loan Growth Hits Nine-Year High

Loan growth at federally-insured credit unions in 2014 climbed to the highest level since 2005, the

New Survey Finds Most Americans Feel Financially Vulnerable

Nearly half of Americans express concern over their financial healthy and most people are barely breaking even,

Fixed-Rates Rise for Third Consecutive Week

Freddie Mac has released the results of its Primary Mortgage Market Survey (PMMS), showing the average fixed-rate mortgage (FRM) moving higher amid solid housing data on new home sales and house price appreciation.

New Home Sales Data Clouds the Housing Picture

A pair of new data reports offers a mixed view on the quality and quantity of home sales, both current and potential.

Has Affordability Left the Housing Market?

On Feb. 24, Dr. Anthony B.

Freddie Mac: Fixed-Rates Rise to 3.76 Percent

Freddie Mac has released the results of its Primary Mortgage Market Survey (PMMS), showing average fixed mortgage rates moving higher amid a strong employment report.

The Elite Performer: Stop Comparing the Impossible

Human nature causes us to compare ourselves to other people, either intentionally or unintentionally.


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