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Average Rate on 30-Year Mortgage Falls to 3.66 Pct.

Jan 19
Average long-term U.S. mortgage rates fell for the third straight week, with the benchmark 30-year rate again marking its lowest level since May 2013.

Entrepreneur's Unique Way to Beat SF's Sky-High Rents

Jan 13
Luke Iseman is on a mission to change the way we live by converting shipping containers into small houses. David Begnaud reports.

Obama to Reduce FHA Mortgage Premium Rate

Jan 8
First-time homebuyers whose home loans are guaranteed by the Federal Housing Administration would benefit from an Obama administration move to lower mortgage insurance premiums.

US Pending Home Climb Slightly in November

By Tomoko A. Hosaka | Jan 5
The number of Americans signing contracts to buy homes rose modestly in November as a strengthening economy helped nudge some would-be homebuyers.

Average US 30-Year Mortgage Edges Up Slightly

By Martin Crutsinger | Dec 25
Average U.S. mortgage rates rose slightly this week but the benchmark 30-year low remained very close to the 19-month low hit last week. Mortgage company Freddie Mac said that the nationwide average for a 30-year mortgage edged up to 3.83 percent.

NY Requires Ocwen Reforms, $150M Homeowner Help

By Michael Virtanen | Dec 23
New York financial regulators have reached a settlement with Ocwen Financial Corp. requiring the nation's largest subprime mortgage servicer to reform its practices and provide $150 million to help struggling New York homeowners.

Steal of the Century: Fire Island Commercial Properties Marked Down to $8.5 M Opening Bid

By EDGE | Dec 22
Got $9 million kicking around and want to place a bid on a resort?

Average US 30-Year Loan Rate Falls to 3.80 Percent

Dec 19
Average U.S. long-term mortgage rates fell this week, with the benchmark 30-year loan rate reaching a new low for the year. The rates' historically low levels could be a boon to potential homebuyers.

Good Job? Good Home? Good Luck

By Josh Boak | Dec 18
Around the country, areas with the strongest job markets increasingly have some of the costliest homes. And areas with the most affordable homes lack a solid base of middle class jobs that attract workers.

Why Areas with Good Jobs Have Hard-to-Afford Homes

By Josh Boak | Dec 10
The dream of home ownership for many is proving frustrating, being deferred or abandoned, even for people with comfortable incomes.

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