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Existing-Home Sales Increase for the 1st Time in 6 Months

WASHINGTON (November 21, 2018) – Existing-home sales increased in October after six straight months of decreases, according to the National Association of Realtors®. Three of four major U.S. regions saw gains in sales activity last month. Total existing-home sales1, https://www.nar.realtor/existing-home-sales, … Continue reading

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Fed Votes to Leave Key Rate Alone

Daily Real Estate News | Thursday, July 27, 2017 The Federal Reserve said on Wednesday that it will hold off on making any increases to its short-term interest rate, at least for a while longer. The Federal Open Market Committee … Continue reading

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Borrowers Face Higher Mortgage Rates

Daily Real Estate News | Friday, March 17, 2017 For the second consecutive week, mortgage rates were on the rise. “As expected, the [Federal Reserve’s Federal Open Market Committee] announced its first rate hike of 2017 and hinted at additional increases … Continue reading

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Fed Leaves Rates Alone: What This Means for Mortgages

Daily Real Estate News | Thursday, March 17, 2016 The Federal Reserve announced Wednesday that it will not raise interest rates as quickly as they had originally anticipated. The Fed dimmed its outlook as the economy showed signs of slowing. … Continue reading

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Mortgage Rates Are Staying Below 4%

Daily Real Estate News | Friday, October 16, 2015 Interest rates may remain lower longer than originally expected. The Federal Reserve released recent comments that suggested it may continue to hold off in raising short-term interest rates and weaker-than-expected consumer … Continue reading

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Fed Votes to Hold Off on Rate Hike, For Now

Daily Real Estate News | Friday, September 18, 2015 The Federal Reserve voted Thursday to keep interest rates unchanged, amid concerns over the global economy and financial market volatility. But Fed officials hinted that a modest policy tightening could occur … Continue reading

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Should You Settle or Wait to Purchase

With mortgage rates and home prices on the rise, you may be asking yourself whether or not you should just settle for purchasing whatever home is available or wait a little longer and risk paying more. Well, it depends on … Continue reading

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