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Average US rate on 30-year mortgage drops to 3.84 percent

WASHINGTON (AP) — Average long-term U.S. mortgage rates dropped this week to their lowest levels since May, in a week marked by turmoil in global markets that was stoked by economic developments in China. Mortgage giant Freddie Mac said Thursday … Continue reading

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US existing-home sales rise for third straight month

Washington (AFP) – Sales of existing homes in the United States rose for the third straight month in July, holding at the highest pace since 2007, the National Association of Realtors said Thursday. Sales of previously owned single-family homes rose … Continue reading

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Average US rate on 30-year mortgage eases to 3.93 percent

WASHINGTON (AP) — Average long-term U.S. mortgage rates edged lower this week, with the key 30-year loan rate remaining under 4 percent. Mortgage giant Freddie Mac said Thursday the average rate on a 30-year fixed-rate mortgage ticked down to 3.93 … Continue reading

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Average US rate on 30-year mortgage falls to 3.91 percent

WASHINGTON (AP) — Average long-term U.S. mortgage rates fell for a third straight week amid anxiety over developments in the U.S. economy that lifted bond prices. Mortgage giant Freddie Mac said Thursday the average rate on a 30-year fixed-rate mortgage … Continue reading

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Average US rate on 30-year mortgage falls to 3.98 percent

WASHINGTON (AP) — Average long-term U.S. mortgage rates fell for a second straight week, with the key 30-year rate slipping below 4 percent. Mortgage giant Freddie Mac said Thursday the average rate on a 30-year fixed-rate mortgage declined to 3.98 … Continue reading

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7 Tips For Effective And Stress-Free Budgeting

Spending less than we make is often cited as the most important personal finance goal. It helps us get out of debt, save for emergencies, and stash money away for retirement. It’s the primary habit that enables us to achieve some … Continue reading

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Average US rate on 30-year mortgage rises to 4.09 percent

WASHINGTON (AP) — Average long-term U.S. mortgage rates rose this week, reaching highs for the year as investor anxiety over economic turbulence abroad moderated. Mortgage giant Freddie Mac said Thursday the average rate on a 30-year fixed-rate mortgage increased to … Continue reading

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Canadian home resales fall in June, industry group says

By Andrea Hopkins TORONTO (Reuters) – Sales of existing homes in Canada fell in June from May as a decline in sales in Ottawa and Montreal outweighed increases in the Toronto area, but national prices continued to rise, the Canadian … Continue reading

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Average US rate on 30-year mortgage falls to 4.04 percent

WASHINGTON (AP) — Average long-term U.S. mortgage rates fell this week, retreating from high levels for the year amid economic turbulence overseas. The lower rates brought an incentive for prospective purchasers toward the end of the spring home buying season. … Continue reading

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Average US rate on 30-year mortgage rises to 4.08 percent

WASHINGTON (AP) — Average long-term U.S. mortgage rates rose this week, reaching high levels for the year. Mortgage giant Freddie Mac said Thursday the average rate on a 30-year fixed-rate mortgage rose to 4.08 percent this week from 4.02 percent … Continue reading

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