Monthly Archives: January 2012

Mortgage Rates Edge Up

Mortgage rates rise 0.7 points Last week, mortgage rates rose an average 0.7 points, according to Freddie Mac. Realtor Magazine reports a “series of recent positive reports showing the housing market on the mend” may have affected mortgage rates, halting … Continue reading

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Do Some Houses Sell Faster Than Others?

An interesting infographic says “yes” The site One Block Off the Grid (1bog.org), a free group discount site focused on solar energy solutions for home owners, recently published the following infographic showing some statistics about why some houses sell faster … Continue reading

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Good News for Unemployed Homeowners

Freddie Mac and Fannie Mae announce mortgage forbearance extension In another move geared to moving the housing market recovery along, the two major mortgage players, Freddie Mac and Fannie Mae, last week announced expanded relief programs for homeowners struggling with … Continue reading

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Good News for Unemployed Homeowners

Freddie Mac and Fannie Mae announce mortgage forbearance extension In another move geared to moving the housing market recovery along, the two major mortgage players, Freddie Mac and Fannie Mae, last week announced expanded relief programs for homeowners struggling with … Continue reading

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News Flash: Housing is Important to Economic Recovery

Federal Reserve speaks up on the housing market Consumer Confidence + Tight Credit + Too Much Empty Property = Slow Recovery Last week the Fed sent a housing “white paper” to Congress discussing the importance of housing to the economic … Continue reading

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