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Home loan borrowers moved to the sidelines amid a sharp rise in interest rates last week.
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WASHINGTON, May 8- Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac's regulator on Friday extended for another year the mortgage finance firms' participation in the U.S. government's main foreclosure prevention programs. The decision, announced by Federal Housing Finance Agency Director Mel Watt, extends the Home Affordable Mortgage Program and the Home Affordable Refinance...
Sellers are coming back to the Minneapolis/St. Paul housing market, but so are buyers, and that is keeping the Twin Cities tight.
The housing crash created a much larger share of renters, and these Americans are not enjoying the new wealth that now-rising home prices afford.
The average gross profit on a flipped home soared to $72,450, up from $61,684, in the first quarter of 2014, says RealtyTrac.
The S&P REIT index is down close to 8 percent in the last month, and almost 3 percent since Monday, as interest rates climbed.
A sharp rise in interest rates at the end of last week sent mortgage applications on a slide. Total volume fell 4.6 percent for the week.
Homeowners in higher housing brackets have fewer mortgages underwater, but at the other end, more borrowers are falling into foreclosure.
One-third of all U.S. properties sold in March went at or above asking price. That's hot. So how do you emerge the winner in a bidding battle?
Home sales in Los Angeles have been hampered by low inventory, especially in the lower price ranges. When do more listings come?
As it gets easier to get a mortgage, more lenders are getting creative in what they are offering consumers.
Residents in this area overwhelmingly pay the most in property taxes for single-family homes, according to Zillow.
So-called pending home sales are now 11.1 percent higher than they were one year ago and are running at the highest level since June, 2013.
Mortgage applications gave back their gains last week, falling exactly as much as they had risen the previous week as interest rates nudged higher.
The homeownership rate in the first quarter of this year fell to 63.7 percent, the lowest since 1990, according to the U.S. Census.
A closely watched index of U.S. housing prices showed increases picked up steam in February in 20 U.S. cities.
As the already $300 billion home remodeling industry begins a new boom, the space is getting even more competitive.
The real estate market has been constrained by tight supply and tight credit, but one economist says this is why it will be a good year.
April 24- Atlantic County, where struggling New Jersey gambling hub Atlantic City sits, led the United States in foreclosures in the first quarter, putting pressure on its credit rating, Moody's Investors Service said. The property tax base in Atlantic City itself has shrunk by two-thirds in just five years, down to a projected $7.35 billion for 2015, because of...