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Fixed-Rates Inch Closer to 3% Mark

“Economic spending has improved, due to the most recent stimulus," economists say, "but supply chain shortages are causing downstream inflation, leading to higher mortgage rates,”

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 Single-Family Rental Rates Accelerated at 2020’s End  


Despite elevated unemployment concerns last spring and summer, a report released Tuesday signals a full recovery for both the low- and high-priced rental tiers in the single-family rental market.   December 2020 data indicated that national low-end rental prices rose 3.3%, compared to high-end price gains of 4.3% in ...

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FHFA Increases Actions to Prevent Home Loss

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Foreclosure prevention actions are mounting, according to the Federal Housing Finance Agency.   A total of 107,609 were completed by the Enterprises in November—with the total hitting 5,499,159 since September 2008. It marked the start of the conservatorships. Meantime, permanent loan modifications have accounted for about 44% of these ...

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Metros With Increasing Foreclosure Activity

On average, foreclosures across the country have been much lower than they were a year ago. However, according to ATTOM Date Solutions, foreclosure starts are on the rise in a few heavily populated counties. In January 2021, the U.S. Market ...

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Low Supply, Rates Lead to ‘Fierce’ Competition

For the ninth consecutive month, more than half of all offers authored by Redfin real estate agents faced a competing bid, according to a monthly survey by Redfin. The COVID-19 pandemic and resulting surge in remote labor, for many Americans, continues ...

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