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Consumers putting their money in different places now

Consumers putting their money in different places now

A recent report from credit giant TransUnion took a look at where people are now putting their money and had some interesting findings.

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Mortgage rates reverse course, head lower

Mortgage rates reverse course, head lower

Monday, September 23rd, 2013

Mortgage rates have been steadily climbing uphill in recent weeks, but that trend reversed course in the latest data from mortgage giant Freddie Mac. Read more

Posted in: Mortgage, Mortgage Rates, Refinance, Refinance Rates


Fixed mortgage rates stand still

Fixed mortgage rates stand still

Thursday, September 12th, 2013

Mortgage rates remained largely unchanged on a weekly basis, mortgage giant Freddie Mac revealed in its latest weekly mortgage report this week. Read more

Posted in: Mortgage, Mortgage Rates, Refinance, Refinance Rates


Home prices rise in majority of metro areas in Q1

Home prices rise in majority of metro areas in Q1

Wednesday, June 5th, 2013

Home prices rose in the vast majority of metropolitan statistical areas (MSAs) in the first quarter (Q1) of 2013. Read more

Posted in: Home Equity, Mortgage, Refinance


Mortgage rates jump sharply

Mortgage rates jump sharply

Monday, June 3rd, 2013

Mortgage rates jumped sharply on a weekly basis as mortgage activity slowed, the Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) said in its weekly mortgage report. Read more

Posted in: Mortgage, Mortgage Rates, Refinance, Refinance Rates


Mortgage rates higher than at this point last year

Mortgage rates higher than at this point last year

Friday, May 31st, 2013

Fixed mortgage rates continued to climb higher, seeing a huge weekly spike, and now sit higher than at this point a year earlier, Freddie Mac revealed in its weekly mortgage report. Read more

Posted in: Mortgage, Mortgage Rates, Refinance, Refinance Rates


Strong home price growth seen in the West

Strong home price growth seen in the West

Wednesday, May 29th, 2013

Strong home price growth was seen on both a quarterly and yearly basis in April in parts of the West region, Clear Capital said in a recent report. Read more

Posted in: Home Equity, Mortgage, Refinance


Mortage rates up again on weekly basis

Mortage rates up again on weekly basis

Monday, May 27th, 2013

Mortgage rates for both fixed-rate mortgages and adjustable-rate mortgages rose again on a weekly basis, Freddie Mac said in its weekly mortgage report. Read more

Posted in: Mortgage, Mortgage Rates, Refinance, Refinance Rates


Mortgage rates on the rise

Mortgage rates on the rise

Friday, May 24th, 2013

Mortgage rates continued to head higher this week as mortgage activity dropped sharply, the Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) said in its weekly mortgage report. Read more

Posted in: Mortgage, Mortgage Rates, Refinance, Refinance Rates


Home sales rise slightly in Q1

Home sales rise slightly in Q1

Thursday, May 23rd, 2013

Home sales increased in the first quarter (Q1) of 2013 as signs of a seller's market may be starting to emerge. Read more

Posted in: Home Equity, Mortgage, Refinance


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