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Mortgage prepays rise on the combination of lower rates, seasonality: KBW

Prepayment speeds for loans included in agency mortgage-backed securities were up approximately 20% both monthly and annually during May as the decline in...

Rising mortgage prepayment speeds may be a short-lived phenomenon: KBW

While prepayment speeds on agency mortgage-backed securities rose in April, that increase should be short-lived as further significant interest drops are not expected,...
Trump administration, not Congress, may institute GSE reform in 2019

Trump administration, not Congress, may institute GSE reform in 2019

Despite the release of Senate Banking Committee Chairman Michael Crapo's outline of a government-sponsored enterprise and housing reform plan, most policy changes will...

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Freddie Mac - Mortgage Rates August 15

Freddie Mac: Mortgage rates remain near 3-year low | 2019-08-15

This week, the 30-year, fixed-rate mortgage held steady from one week prior, averaging 3.6%. This rate sits significantly lower than its 2018 average...
The Pine Tip Hills neighborhood is one of the best-kept secrets in the Tallahassee real estate market.

Pine Tip Hills Listings & Market Report August 2019

Pine Tip Hills in Northwest Tallahassee is a hidden gem, often overlooked by buyers who are seeking a home in Northeast Tallahassee. With a...

Zombie properties on the wane, down by nearly half from 2016

The share of abandoned homes by their owners continues to drop at a faster pace than the overall foreclosure rate, totaling half of...

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