Stronger than expected economic reports lead to jump in mortgage rates. More
The average rate for a 30-year, fixed-rate mortgage fell to 4.22% this week amid weaker-than-expected manufacturing report and a decline in the overall inflation rate, Freddie Mac reported.
How much does it cost to buy a four-bedroom, two-bath home in the U.S.? From $2 million-plus in Malibu to $64,000 in Cleveland, here are cities with biggest extremes, according to Coldwell Banker's annual survey of 1,900 real estate markets.
Looking to buy a home? Here are five housing markets where the average buyer can't easily afford to buy a home -- and five markets where they can, according to the latest National Association of Home Builders/Wells Fargo Housing Opportunity Index.
Lenders are offering jumbo mortgages that carry lower interest rates than traditional loans backed by Freddie Mac or Fannie Mae.
Rising home ownership has been linked to higher levels of unemployment as people become less willing to move for work, according to a new study.
Low down payment loans are making a comeback and private lenders -- not the Federal Housing Administration -- are leading the charge.
This former local bank branch in Spring City, Penn. was converted into a private home, replete with the two vaults now used as a full bar and a sauna.
A former bank teller bought her old workplace and turned it into a spectacular home, complete with a bar in one vault and a sauna in the other.
Student debt and a slow job market are slowing homeownership for Millennials.
August posts biggest 12-month gain in home prices since early 2006, but month-over-month gain slows for the fourth straight month.
|Overnight Avg Rate||Latest||Change||Last Week|
|30 yr fixed||4.52%||4.38%|
|15 yr fixed||3.55%||3.42%|
|30 yr refi||4.51%||4.37%|
|15 yr refi||3.54%||3.41%|
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