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Among the top 100 U.S. cities based on population, the share of income needed to afford a median home based on the typical price in that market was 15.3% last quarter.24/7 Wall St.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Average long-term U.S. mortgage rates declined this week, with the 30-year loan rate hitting its 52-week low.Associated Press
Average rate for 30-year loan falls from 4.12% last week.USA TODAY
All of a sudden, high-end homes are in demand, and many of the buyers are coming from Silicon Valley.San Jose Mercury News
Want to buy a home but don't have the 20 percent down payment? Good news! That doesn't have to be a barrier to becoming a homeowner.Credit.com
The Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) released its weekly report on mortgage applications Wednesday morning. It noted an increase of 1.4% in the group’s seasonally adjusted composite index, following ...24/7 Wall St.
U.S. homebuilders are feeling more confident in their sales prospects headed into next year, a sign that home construction and sales of newly built homes may pick up after stalling this summer.Associated Press
If you’re looking to buy a second home, you may be facing a big hurdle: your other debts. Here's how to turn the tables in your favor.Credit.com
An open house is a traditional marketing tool used by home sellers. Here are some tips for making it safe and successful.Credit.com
Borrowing rates for home buyers approaching their lows for the year.USA TODAY
The cost of getting a home loan has slipped back to the lowest level of the year, with Freddie Mac pegging the average rate for a 30-year fixed mortgage early this week at 4.12% compared to last week's ...Los Angeles Times
Treasury yields continues to bounce along near 2014 lows, and the same can be said of mortgage rates, which tend to follow Treasury yields. The average 30-year fixed-rate mortgage rate slipped to 4.12% this week, matching its 2014 low, per Freddie Mac's (FMCC) latest weekly Primary Mortgage Market…Barrons.com
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Southern California home sales plunged in July and show little signs of rebounding. And that, economists say, could stunt the region's economic growth.Los Angeles Times
The Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) released its weekly report on mortgage applications Wednesday morning, noting an increase of 2.7% in the group’s seasonally adjusted composite index following a rise ...24/7 Wall St.
The four-bedroom house that Ilia Nielsen-Dembe purchased in west Denver earlier this year wasn't her top choice. The first-time buyer had to settle on a home in a neighborhood with a high crime rate after losing out on bids for five properties in more desirable areas. "I definitely sacrificed in…Bloomberg
It may be tough for first-time buyers to secure home financing. So is it a good idea for parents to step in and buy their kid a home?Credit.com
Mortgage rates depend a lot on the loan applicant, but where you live can make a huge difference in home loan affordability.Credit.com
Yes, interest rates and prices are expected to rise. But that doesn't mean buying a home now is a slam-dunk. It's possible you should wait.Credit.com
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Rates are low, affordability is high.USA TODAY