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Survey: Economic Soundness Means Owning a Home

By all available means, data, and metrics, housing prices are still soaring. The growth seen by the typical single-family home over the past two years has been blistering and surprisingly consistent and at some point, something must give way, and ...

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Why Pending Foreclosure Wave Won’t Be Like the Last One

There is little doubt that the COVID-19 pandemic will give rise to more foreclosures, but industry professionals predict conditions won’t be nearly as bad as they were in 2008-2010, for a few reasons.   A prominent housing analyst told Bankrate.com to expect hundreds of thousands of defaults next year as mortgage forbearance periods end. ...

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The Road Ahead for Mortgage & Housing

Greg McBride is the SVP and Chief Financial Analyst for Bankrate.com, with over two decades' worth of experience in personal finance. A regular staple the cable news scene, McBride regularly provides insights on the financial landscape to networks such as CNN, CNBC, and Fox ...

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HELOC Rates Could Jump 75 Basis Points in 2018

For borrowers hoping to secure a home equity line of credit (HELOC) in 2018, sooner rather than later would be the best approach according to a new 2018 forecast by Bankrate. With the Fed recently increasing interest rates, Bankrate predicts ...

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