Despite 18% Contract Failure Rate, Home Resales Stay Strong

According to data from the National Association of REALTORSĀ®, on a seasonally-adjusted, annualized basis, September's Existing Home Sales eased by 150,000 units, falling to 4.91 million units nationwide.

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Finding Truth In September’s Housing Starts Report

Wednesday, the Census Bureau released its September Housing Starts report. In it, the government said that national Housing Starts rose 15 percent in September as compared to August 2011, tallying 658,000 units on a seasonally-adjusted annualized basis.

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What’s Ahead For Mortgage Rates This Week : October 17, 2011

Mortgage bonds suffered through another tough week last week as rising optimism that Eurozone leaders will "rescue" Greece plus stronger-than-expected economic data in the U.S. led bonds lower for the second straight week.

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Fed Minutes : A Fed Divided Reaches Compromise

Wednesday, the Federal Reserve released the minutes from its 2-day September meeting. The release shows a divided Fed in disagreement about the current U.S. monetary policy.

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Should I Refinance My Home?

With mortgage rates at all-time lows, you may be asking "Is now a good time to refinance?". This short interview from NBC's The Today Show offers good insight.

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Freddie Mac : Mortgage Rates Sub-4 Percent

For the first time in more than 40 years, data from Freddie Mac's weekly Primary Mortgage Market Survey shows the average 30-year fixed rate mortgage falling below 4 percent, dropping to 3.94 percent nationwide. It's the lowest average 30-year fixed reading in the survey's history.

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