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Will Increasing Mortgage Rates Impact Home Prices?

There are some who are calling for a decrease in home prices should mortgage interest rates begin to rise rapidly. Intuitively, this makes sense as the cost of a home is determined by the price of the home, plus the cost of financing that home. 164 more words

Home Appreciation

Housing Starts Surge With Builder Optimism

The Mortgage Corner

A surge in multifamily production resulted in overall nationwide housing starts rising 11.3 percent to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 1.23 million units, according to newly released data from the U.S. 490 more words

Weekly Financial News

Trump’s Inauguration: Ageing Pains

Vincent has discussed the relative age of US presidents. There is something to be said about the age of electorates.

I was living in the United Kingdom when we voted for Brexit (I was a soft remainer). 694 more words

Liberty

New Flex Modification Program Will Replace HAMP

The Home Affordable Modification Program (HAMP) that helps homeowners avoid foreclosure by adjusting interest rates and modifying loans expired at the end of the year. A new Flex Modification program will replace HAMP starting in 2017. 10 more words

Writing

Retail sales, CPI data bring back Canadian economic doldrums as inflation misses forecasts

Retail sales and inflation data came in weaker than expected on Friday, a reminder that Canada’s recovery still has a long way to go.

The consumer price index advanced 1.5 per cent in December from a year earlier, and retail sales rose 0.2 per cent, Statistics Canada reported Friday from Ottawa, both missing forecasts in a Bloomberg survey of economists. 311 more words

Economy

How Will Having a New President Impact Your Mortgage? Let's Take a Look

There is always uncertainty in the market in an election year, but many people are wondering exactly what kind of impact Donald Trump’s election will have on their mortgage and the real estate options available. 366 more words

Home Mortgage Tips

How Will Having a New President Impact Your Mortgage? Let's Take a Look

There is always uncertainty in the market in an election year, but many people are wondering exactly what kind of impact Donald Trump’s election will have on their mortgage and the real estate options available. 366 more words

Home Mortgage Tips