Category Archives: Refinance News
The number of Americans seeking a home mortgage to purchase a home or refinance an existing loan increased 0.5 percent last week, according to a weekly report issued today by the Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA).
The sale of newly constructed homes in the month of July rose 2.4%, according to a report issued today by the United States Census Bureau. This follows a report issued Tuesday by the National Association of Realtors indicating that July … Continue reading
Selling your home this fall? Historically, the fall season brings on slower home sale activity. Here's how to make your home the highlight of the house-hunt. While curb appeal is still very important, what you do on the inside of … Continue reading
The National Association of Realtors announced today that Existing Home Sales rebounded in July to a 5-month high. The report, which measures the month-over-month sale of previously owned homes, indicated sales of such homes increased 3.1 percent possibly influenced by … Continue reading
For the second consecutive week, overall home mortgage activity fell 1.5 percent, according to a report issued today by the Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA).
Rapidly falling mortgage rates are bringing consumers seeking a mortgage out in droves, according to the report released today by the Mortgage Bankers Association. The association’s Weekly Mortgage Applications Survey, which measures week-over-week volume of people applying for a mortgage … Continue reading
If you were near a TV or computer this weekend, you know that after weeks of buzz, the government took control of mortgage giants Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac. But unless you like studying charts and following stocks, you might … Continue reading
While mortgage rates may have increased slightly over the past four years, they’re still the lowest they’ve been over the course of 25 years. So while we may be hearing that mortgage rates have increased, it’s still an excellent time … Continue reading
A greater number of people applied for a mortgage loan to purchase or refinance a home last week than the one that preceded it, continuing a recent wave of positive economic reports regarding housing.
Anyone who has been watching the news for the last year knows it is tough to get financing for a home. Well, kind of. The truth is that people with large down payments – say 20 percent or so – … Continue reading