Applications for U.S. home mortgages rose last week as interest rates declined, an industry group said on Wednesday.» Read More
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A rebound in home prices has slowed, so has the recovery process for those still submerged with negative equity.
Both U.S. housing starts and building permits suggested underlying market weakness.
Applications for U.S. home mortgages rose last week as interest rates declined, an industry group said on Wednesday.