Archives for December 2017

Fla.’s home sales, listings, median prices up in Nov.

December 26, 2017

ORLANDO, Fla. – Dec. 20, 2017 – Florida’s housing market continued its positive track in November, with more closed sales, more new listings, more pending sales and rising median prices according to the latest more

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U.S. existing-home sales hit strongest pace in almost 11 years

December 22, 2017

WASHINGTON – Dec. 20, 2017 – Existing-home sales surged for the third straight month in November and reached their strongest pace in almost 11 years, according to the National Association of Realtorsread more

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Housing and mortgage trends to watch for in 2018

December 18, 2017

WASHINGTON – Dec. 15, 2017 – The housing picture is likely to improve in 2018. Why? Home prices are expected to climb, but not as fast.

Plus, more houses could be for sale toward the end of the year, more

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U.S. 30-year, fixed-rate mortgage rate slips to 3.93%

December 15, 2017

WASHINGTON (AP) – Dec. 14, 2017 – The rate on 30-year fixed-rate U.S. mortgages slipped to 3.93 percent this week.

Mortgage buyer Freddie Mac said Thursday that the benchmark 30-year home loan rate was down from more

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HUD announces new FHA loan limits for 2018

December 13, 2017

WASHINGTON – Dec. 11, 2017 – The Federal Housing Administration (FHA) announced the agency's new schedule of loan limits for 2018, which will increase in most areas of the country with 3,000 counties affected. The new more

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