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More properties were owned outright than with a mortgage among households in England for the first time in 2013-14, but renting is higher among the young, figures show.BBC News
The Mortgage Bankers Association's weekly report on mortgage applications noted a decrease in the group's seasonally adjusted composite index for the week ending February 20.24/7 Wall St.
Amid high prices and tight supply, sales of previously owned homes fell to their lowest rate in nine months in January as the housing market continued its erratic recovery.Los Angeles Times
The National Association of Realtors reports that the seasonally adjusted annual rate of existing home sales in January dropped to its the lowest since April 2014.24/7 Wall St.
If you're a do-it-yourselfer, you may want to try to sell your home without an agent. Here's what to know before you put your home up for sale by owner.Credit.com
A closely watched index that tracks mortgage credit availability — lender requirements on credit scores, down payments and other key loan terms — has some good news for potential home buyers: Things are ...Los Angeles Times
Refinancing a mortgage is hardly a simple decision, but its potential to save you money — now and later — can make it worth considering.Credit.com
Rental prices continue to climb in San Francisco, but smaller markets are starting to get very expensive very fast.Credit.com
The curving, flat-squared look of this modern home in Mar Vista draws inspiration from such Richard Meier projects as the Getty Center and the Rachofsky House in Dallas. Interior space includes 22-foot-high ...Los Angeles Times
Lure buyers with virtual fliers, drones or a 3D view.Kiplinger
WASHINGTON (AP) — Average long-term U.S. mortgage rates have risen for a second straight week yet remained near historically low levels.Associated Press
Mortgage rates edged higher for a second week, with Freddie Mac's weekly survey showing that lenders were offering conventional 30-year loans at an average 3.76%, up from 3.69% last week.Los Angeles Times
Mortgage lending across the UK continued to fall in January, according to figures from the Council of Mortgage Lenders (CML).BBC News
A federal relief effort that set aside nearly $2 billion in housing aid for troubled Californians is being expanded to help older homeowners avert foreclosures on their reverse mortgages.Los Angeles Times
A pair of homes in the 90210 ZIP Code and a Pasadena Revival designed by a noted local architect were among the top sales in the greater Los Angeles area this past week.Los Angeles Times
The latest Mortgage Bankers Association report on mortgage applications noted a week-over-week decrease in the seasonally adjusted composite index for the week ending February 13.24/7 Wall St.
Mortgage interest rates rose to their highest level since the beginning of this year, and mortgage volume reacted in the opposite direction. Loan applications fell 13.2 percent for the week ending February 13, according to the Mortgage Bankers Association. Total volume is still 14 percent above…CNBC
Recent policy changes aim to improve access to home loans for first-time buyers.USA TODAY
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