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30-Year Interest Rates for January 26, 2021 | Rates move lower
...it would have been a week ago. Learn more about 30-year fixed mortgage rates , and compare to a variety of other loan types. 30-year fixed refi rates Today’s average 30-year fixed refinance......

Compare Today’s Mortgage Rates January 26th, 2021 | Rates taper off
Multiple closely watched mortgage rates decreased today. The average rates on 30-year fixed and 15-year fixed mortgages both receded. On the variable-mo......

Today’s mortgage refinance rates slide – January 26, 2021
...to compare today’s rates? Lenders nationwide respond to Bankrate’s weekday mortgage rates survey to bring you the most up-to-date rates available. Here you can see the latest national average......

NAR Calls on Realtors® Who Give Back to Apply for the 2021 Good Neighbor Awards
...particularly during a time when so many are in need," said NAR President Charlie Oppler, noting that nearly three in four Realtors® reported volunteering in their community in 2020. "NAR's......

Home prices in U.S. cities rise at fastest pace since 2014
...prices in 20 U.S. cities gained in November, as historically low mortgage rates continued to fuel the booming housing market. The S&P CoreLogic Case-Shiller index of property values climbed......

Should you replace your bank account with PayPal?
...held at The Bancorp Bank, which is a bank that offers traditional FDIC insurance up to $250,000. PayPal account limitations for bank customers If there’s a savings account option, you might......

America's billionaires have grown $1.1 trillion richer during the pandemic
...s K-shaped economic recovery. The stock market is at record highs, the housing market is booming and Big Tech is thriving. However, other industries including airlines, restaurants, hotels and......

Fact-checking 7 statistical claims from Biden's (quite factual) economic speech
...extend, through the end of March, pandemic moratoriums on many evictions and foreclosures. The moratoriums approved by Trump had been scheduled to expire at the end of January....

Four Common Questions Employers Ask Financial Well-Being Companies, Answered
...impact from the pandemic. She hopes to take advantage of unprecedentedly low mortgage rates and purchase her first home. MORE FOR YOU In both of these situations, a workplace financial well-being......

How do Realtors get paid?
...estate commission fee averages about 5 percent to 6 percent of the home’s sales price. The exact terms of an agent’s commission vary between sales and by which firm they work for. The brokerage......

Is now still a good time to refinance my mortgage?
Yes. Thank you for reading. But seriously, mortgage rates remain super low for now, though experts don’t expect that to last much longer . A survey recently conducted by Bankrate showed that......

A large FHA premium cut could tilt market away from private insurers
...For some investors, the fear of that, combined with a possible first-time home buyer tax credit, helped to drive down stock prices for the four standalone mortgage insurers on Jan. 21 and 22......

Hotelier burned in financial crisis loses again in pandemic bust
...up business owners and real estate lenders have slowed the pace of foreclosures. Private equity funds have approximately $200 billion in dry powder to spend on commercial real estate, according......

Share of Mortgage Loans in Forbearance Increases Slightly to 5.38% Jan 25, 2021
...requests remained steady at a low level." Fratantoni added, "The latest housing market data show strong momentum entering 2021, with both the pace of home sales and new construction booming......

Stimulus checks, unemployment and more: Here's the aid that's coming from Washington -- and what might be coming soon
...several federal departments and agencies to extend their bans on evictions and foreclosures for those affected by the coronavirus until at least the end of March. Biden's relief proposal calls......

A Quarter of Homeowners Haven’t Moved in 20 Years
...in 2022 to adequately furnish the market to properly meet the demand,” NAR Chief Economist Lawrence Yun said in a statement last week. The COVID-19 pandemic is likely sidelining many potential......

Janet Yellen, poised to become the first female Treasury chief, may be a calming influence in a divided Washington
...policymaker to foresee the risks to the economy posed by the worsening housing market and sounded a warning at a June Fed meeting. During two stints at the Fed, Yellen was considered one of......

Today’s refi rates tick lower | January 25, 2021
...to compare today’s rates? Lenders nationwide respond to Bankrate’s weekday mortgage rates survey to bring you the most up-to-date rates available. Here you can see the latest marketplace average......

Today’s Best Mortgage Rates, January 25th, 2021 : Rates drop
Several closely watched mortgage rates receded today. The average rates on 30-year fixed and 15-year fixed mortgages both receded. On the variable-mortg......

30-Year Interest Rates, January 25, 2021 | Rates decrease
...include information about every financial or credit product or service. 30-year fixed mortgage rates The average rate for a 30-year fixed-rate mortgage is 2.88 percent, decreasing 1 basis......

Will Biden take the nuclear option on the GSEs?
...the new agreement could lead to some very serious consequences for the housing market and the U.S. economy. Conservative zealots such as Director Calabria, who oppose a government role in housing......

What is a pocket listing?
...that isn’t included in the MLS, which is standard for most home sales. Instead, the listing is marketed privately. Pocket listings are legal, but can fall into a grey area among real estate......

Investor Excitement And Rental Demand Are The Perfect Pandemic Pair In Multifamily Real Estate
...trend mirrored in the recovery from the pandemic, slowing down the single-family housing market. The lasting effects of the pandemic will be far-reaching, particularly among millennials, likely......

What’s the cheapest month for mortgage rates?
...by mortgage giant Freddie Mac from 2012 through 2019. The patterns in mortgage rates mirror the seasonal ebbs and flows of home sales. In typical years, January is a slow month for home sales......