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Average US 30-year mortgage rate at 4.13 pct.

WASHINGTON (AP) — Average U.S. long-term mortgage rates were stable to slightly higher this week, remaining near their lows for the year. Mortgage company Freddie Mac said Thursday that the nationwide average for a 30-year loan was 4.13 percent, unchanged … Continue reading

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Correction: Housing-Clinging to Low Rates story

WASHINGTON (AP) — In a story July 11 about people who are hesitant to sell their homes and give up their ultra-low mortgage rates, The Associated Press reported erroneously that a rental index compiled by real estate data provider Zillow … Continue reading

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U.S. housing turning the corner, inflation creeping up

By Lucia Mutikani WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. home resales hit an eight month-high in June, suggesting the housing market was gradually regaining momentum and would help the economy to stay on a higher growth path this year. The third straight … Continue reading

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Average US mortgage rates dip slightly

WASHINGTON (AP) — Average U.S. mortgage rates declined slightly this week with rates remaining near historic lows. Mortgage company Freddie Mac reported Thursday that the nationwide average for a 30-year loan dipped to 4.13 percent, down from 4.15 percent last … Continue reading

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Average US mortgage rates dip slightly

WASHINGTON (AP) — Average U.S. mortgage rates declined slightly this week with rates remaining near historic lows. Mortgage company Freddie Mac reported Thursday that the nationwide average for a 30-year loan dipped to 4.13 percent, down from 4.15 percent last … Continue reading

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The Financial Literacy Gap Costs College Graduates Thousands

A recent study highlighted the huge gap in financial literacy among American students. And while this study was focused on high school students, that same issue continues through college and beyond. With the push for American students to go to college … Continue reading

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The Financial Literacy Gap Costs College Graduates Thousands

A recent study highlighted the huge gap in financial literacy among American students. And while this study was focused on high school students, that same issue continues through college and beyond. With the push for American students to go to college … Continue reading

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Downside of low US mortgage rates? Less selling

WASHINGTON (AP) — Would-be home sellers across the country are grappling with a once-in-a-lifetime problem: They have mortgage rates so absurdly low it would hurt them financially to sell. Doing so would mean giving up an irresistible rate in exchange … Continue reading

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Average rate on 30-year mortgages dips this week

WASHINGTON (AP) — Average U.S. mortgage rates are near historically low levels. Mortgage company Freddie Mac said Thursday that the nationwide average rate for a 30-year loan dipped to 4.12 percent, down from 4.14 last week. The average for the … Continue reading

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U.S. mortgage applications drop in latest week: MBA

NEW YORK (Reuters) – Applications for U.S. home mortgages fell sharply last week as interest rates increased, an industry group said on Wednesday. The Mortgage Bankers Association said its seasonally adjusted index of mortgage application activity, which includes both refinancing … Continue reading

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