Mortgage rates at 7-year high only add to US home buying. – US home buyers, already contending with escalating prices, now are getting hit with the most-expensive mortgage rates in seven years. Funny thing: It’s only making them move faster. The average rate for a 30-year fixed mortgage jumped to 4.61 percent, up from 4.55 percent last week and the highest.
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Inventory keeps contracting as higher rates deter sellers: Redfin Financial Crimes Report 2006.. sub-prime or higher interest rates and in some cases, unreasonable service fees.. Keep a detailed log of who you talked to and when, including their title. The Federal Home Loan Bank System comprises 11 government-sponsored banking cooperatives.
Foreclosure activity is at the lowest level in over a decade Inventory keeps contracting as higher rates deter sellers: Redfin Homes this spring are selling faster than ever – Homes are flying off the shelves this spring. mortgage rates of the year. home sales jumped nearly 9 percent in March compared with March 2016, even as the number of.
Chase tries to carve out mortgage niche with millennials Millennials don’t like to spend money as much as their predecessors. The Chase Generational money talks survey asked respondents of all generations how they fare in terms of spending money on a scale from 1 to 10, 1 being they don’t like spending at all and 10 being they have trouble controlling their spending habits. millennials turned out to be tighter with their money than their predecessors.
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Those notice of defaults are all rather recent and with FHA insured loans defaulting at higher rates, you are starting to see folks going into foreclosures even after home prices collapsed in round one of the housing market correction. $100k properties in Irvine? It seems like banks are getting aggressive on moving condos in Irvine.
September market stats were published by the NWMLS today. Home prices have leveled off as sales continue to slip and inventory piles up. Year-over-year listing growth hit its highest level ever as the number of homes on the market reached its highest level since January 2012.
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Asset prices and interest rates are negatively correlated when interest rates decline as well as increase. Higher interest rates –> lower asset prices. The 30 year mortgage rate is 4.88% now, it will be closer to 5.5-5.75% by next year’s home shopping season if the Fed continues on this path. Look out below!
And companies are seeking to help buyers and sellers. by much Redfin expects the 30-year fixed mortgage rate to climb, but no higher than 4.3% in 2017. Wall Street’s optimism for economic growth.
Did Ben Carson just mistake an REO for an Oreo? Flagstar CEO: We’re not ‘just a mortgage company’ ‘Do you know what an REO is?’ ‘An Oreo?’ Jump to media player One is a real estate term. The other is a cookie. US Housing Secretary Ben Carson got them mixed up.