Monthly Archives: February 2012

Mortgage Rates Hovering At Historic Lows

Although most types of mortgages fell a bit last week, experts are predicting a rise in rates in the upcoming weeks due to positive trends in the economy and stock market. 30-year fixed: twelve weeks under 4.0 percent Last week, … Continue reading

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The “Robo Settlement” — What’s in the Details?

Who Wins and Who Loses in the $26 Billion Deal The $26 billion dollar settlement announced earlier this month the Department of Justice and and Attorneys General from every state with the exception of Oklahoma is being hailed a significant … Continue reading

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Why the Crisis In Greece Matters Here

How US Mortgage Rates Are Impacted by the Eurozone Economy Although Greece seems far away — and far from involved in the mortgage and housing market challenges faced in the U.S., the fact is that our economies are linked. Simply … Continue reading

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What the Drop In Unemployment Means For Housing Market

Home sales rise as home prices continue to fall     Unemployment rate falls to 8.3% The unemployment rate in January of this year fell to to its lowest point in nearly three years, since February 2009.  This, along with the … Continue reading

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