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Despite Pandemic Home Sales Spike
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JTS Mortgage Minute 09/29/20 - Refinance Candidates
The Pandemic Hasn't Just Led To Runs On Toilet Paper--Here's What Else Is In Short Supply
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JTS Mortgage Minute 09/22/20 - Inventory Up
Financial Planners Reveal What To Consider Before Buying A Second Home
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WellSky donates $50,000 to Meals on Wheels to help fight rising food insecurity created by COVID-19
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Many Kansas Citians taking advantage of historically low mortgage rates created by COVID-19 outbreak
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JTS Mortgage Minute 09/15/20 - Low Mortgage Motivation
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JTS Mortgage Minute 9/8/20 - Ultra-Low Mortgage Rates
JTS Mortgage Minute 09/01/20 - Housing Market Rebound
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New US Home Sales In July Highest In Nearly Fourteen Years
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JTS Mortgage Minute 8/25/20 - Flight to the Suburbs
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US long-term mortgage rates hit new low; 30-year at 2.80%WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. long-term mortgage rates slipped this week as the key 30-year loan marked a new all-time low for the 11th time this year. Home loan rates have notched a year-long decline..
New York housing market continues to be hot in SeptemberALBANY, N.Y., Oct. 22, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- As cooler weather approaches, the New York State real estate market continues to heat up with strong buyer activity amid continued low inventory,..
US existing home sales spike to fastest rate since 2006 as housing-market boom accelerates furtherThe US housing market has served as a bright spot in the slowing economic recovery as record-low mortgage rates fuel a buying spree.
Mortgage Rates Slide to Record Low for 11th Time This YearMortgage rates in the U.S. once again dipped to a record low.
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Mortgage rates fall to yet another historic low
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Mortgage rates creep even lower this week
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Existing Home Sales Surge 9.4 Percent to 14 1/2 Year HighU.S. home sales surged to a more than 14-1/2-year high in September, boosted by historically low mortgage rates, but record high prices amid a shortage of houses could curb further gains.
Current Mortgage Rates -- October 22, 2020: Rates Remain Low Into Late OctoberMortgage interest rates are still competitive. Are you ready to lock in?
Fed survey finds tepid growth as US economy battles pandemicWASHINGTON (AP) — A Federal Reserve survey of business conditions around the country found that the U.S. economy grew at a “slight to modest” pace in September and early October, but also..
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Today's Mortgage Rates -- October 21: Rates Remain Near Record Lows for Another DayAverage mortgage rates remain very low on Oct. 21, 2020, presenting an unprecedented opportunity to qualified borrowers.
As mortgage rates climb, applications fall six basis pointsFor the second week in a row, mortgage applications faltered slightly, falling 0.6% from the week prior, according to a report from the MBA.
US home construction up 1.9% in September to 1.4 millionWASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. home construction rose a solid 1.9% in September after having fallen in August as home building remains one of the bright spots for the economy. The Commerce Department..
Current Mortgages -- October 20, 2020: Rates Holding at Record LowsMortgage rates are staying low. Should you lock in a home loan today?
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Mortgage rates hit 10th record low of 2020, further fueling the US housing market's boom
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Mortgage Rates Drop, Hitting Another All-Time LowMCLEAN, Va., Oct. 15, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC) today released the results of its Primary Mortgage Market Survey^® (PMMS^®), showing that the 30-year fixed-rate mortgage..
Housing market continues to rebound as mortgage rates hover at record low: Freddie Mac
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U.S. mortgage rates hover near historic low markU.S. mortgage rates remained steady this week at unprecedented levels, according to Freddie Mac. The 30-year fixed mortgage rate averaged 2.87 percent for the week ending Oct. 8 — down slightly from..
WSU forecast: Wichita home sales expected to dip 2.4% in 2021 as unemployment curtails demandThe report also predicts 30-year fixed mortgage rates will finally level off around 3%.
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KBRA Releases Research - KBRA Credit Brief: Mortgage Rates - How Low Can They Go?NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Kroll Bond Rating Agency (KBRA) releases research which discusses the current and historical relationship between the 30-year PMMS and 10-year Treasury rates, the potential..
US housing roars back despite recession, high unemploymentLOS ANGELES (AP) — The U.S. housing market has staged a furious comeback this summer, even as the economy struggles to regain its footing after being knocked into a recession due to the..
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Home Sales Contracts Surge 8.8 Percent to Hit Record as Low Rates Fuel RallyU.S. pending home sales rose more than expected in August, reaching the highest level on record as low mortgage rates fuel a housing rally.
U.S. Pending Home Sales Spike To Record High In AugustPartly reflecting tremendously low mortgage rates, the National Association of Realtors released a report on Wednesday showing pending home sales in the U.S. jumped to a record high in the month of..
Home-price index gains the most since 2018The S&P CoreLogic Case-Shiller index of home prices in 20 U.S. cities gained 3.9% in July from a year ago, the biggest advance since 2018, as rock-bottom mortgage rates made it possible for people to..
C&F Financial Corporation Announces Issuance of $20 Million of Subordinated NotesTOANO, Va., Sept. 29, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- C&F Financial Corporation (the Corporation) (NASDAQ:CFFI), the one-bank holding company for C&F Bank, announced today that it has completed the issuance..
S&P CoreLogic Case-Shiller: US home prices rise 3.9% in JulyWASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. home prices rose at a faster pace in July as the housing market continued to show strength in the midst of the coronavirus outbreak. The S&P CoreLogic Case-Shiller 20-city..
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