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Nov 27

3 Questions to Ask Before You Buy

If you are debating purchasing a home right now, you are probably getting a lot of advice. Though your friends and family will have your best interests at heart, they may not be fully aware of your needs and what is currently happening in the real estate market. Ask yourself the following 3 questions to …

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May 01

Mortgage Guidelines Resume Tightening Nationwide

Despite an improving U.S. economy, the nation’s banks remain cautious about what they will lend, and to whom.

Apr 24

The Fed Starts A 2-Day Meeting Today. Make A Strategy.

The Federal Open Market Committee begins a 2-day meeting today. Mortgage rates are expected to be volatile for the next 48 hours.

Mar 12

What’s Ahead For Mortgage Rates This Week : March 12, 2012

Mortgage markets were mostly unchanged last week despite a series of positive developments. In addition to Greece successfully reaching a deal with its private creditors, the U.S. economy turned out strong reports — most notably the Non-Farm Payrolls report.

Feb 03

Banks Start To Loosen Up In Underwriting

After a half-decade of tightening mortgage guidelines, banks are starting to “loosen up”.

Jan 09

What’s Ahead For Mortgage Rates This Week : January 9, 2012

Mortgage markets improved last week, pushing mortgage rates lower for the second straight week.

Dec 12

What’s Ahead For Mortgage Rates This Week : December 12, 2011

The Federal Open Market Committee meets this week. Mortgage rates could get volatile.

Dec 05

What’s Ahead For Mortgage Rates This Week : December 5, 2011

Mortgage markets made little change last week for the fifth time in as many weeks.

Nov 10

Banks Resume Tightening Mortgage Guidelines

After a 2-year easing cycle, the nation’s biggest bank banks report that they’ve reversed course, and are raising the bar on mortgage approvals.

Sep 26

What’s Ahead For Mortgage Rates This Week : September 26, 2011

Mortgage markets improved last week as the Federal Reserve provided new market stimulus and the Eurozone continued to grapple with Greek’s sovereign debt issues.

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