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The Trump effect: How mortgage rates move with the president’s tweets

President Trump lets his thoughts be known through Twitter and those tweets can have a direct impact on the economy and interest rates,...
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Paul Volcker, former Fed chairman who inspired bank risk rule, dies at 92

Paul Volcker, the former Federal Reserve chairman who broke the back of U.S. inflation in the 1980s and three decades later led President...
Mortgage sector on its longest winning streak since the end of 2017

Mortgage-bond supply set to surge in 2020 as housing strengthens

Mortgage-bond investors will need to absorb about 26% more agency MBS supply in 2020 as both home sales and prices continue to climb,...

Rent control will kill multifamily real estate

One of the side effects of years of denying the truth about inflation and the rising cost of living in the U.S. is...
House Financial Services Committee Chairwoman Maxine Waters

House passes five bipartisan financial services bills

WASHINGTON — The House passed five bipartisan financial services bills aimed at issues ranging from rural housing assistance to the backlog of appraisals...

Powell: Economy in favorable place in face of significant risks | 2019-08-26

The economy today is thriving with economic expansion entering its 11th year and becoming the longest on record, said Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell...
Appraisal exemption Nov. 2018

Appraisals may soon not be required on certain home sales of $400,000 and under...

Certain home sales of $400,000 and under may soon not need an appraisal, as federal regulators are close to approving a proposal to...
Fed minutes show more rate cuts likely through 2020 | 2019-08-21

Fed minutes show more rate cuts likely through 2020 | 2019-08-21

The Federal Reserve released the minutes Wednesday from its July Federal Open Markets Committee meeting, showing that more rate cuts are likely through...
Freddie Mac mortgage rates 3-year range

Mortgage rollercoaster: Originations rise to nearly 2-year high after falling to 4-year low |...

Things looked bleak for the mortgage business earlier this year, as data from the Federal Reserve Bank of New York’s Center for Microeconomic...

America’s debt-burdened Millennials are delaying homeownership by 7 years | 2019-08-09

America’s young adults are sitting on at least $1.5 trillion worth of student loan debt. With such an outstanding balance, it’s no surprise that...

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Low mortgage rates offsetting home affordability issues, NAR says

A three-year low in mortgage rates is making it easier for Americans to afford homes even as property prices increase, according to a...
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