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Mortgage Rates in U.S. Dip in Early August

According to Freddie Mac most recent┬áPrimary Mortgage Market Survey, U.S. mortgage rates were mostly unchanged the first week of August 2018, but did ease up slightly. Sam Khater, Freddie Mac’s chief economist, says mortgage rates have mostly drifted sideways...

Fed Survey: Home Price Growth Expectations Cool

Consumers expectations of home price growth cooled slightly in June while the percentage of consumers who think credit will become easier to access over the next year declined, according to the July 2018 Survey of Consumer Expectations, released Tuesday by the Federal...

Home Prices Soar While Buyer Demand Cools

The severe lack of housing inventory is being pegged as the cause for continuously increasing home prices and a slight decline in buyer demand, according to a pair of data reports released this morning. The S&P CoreLogic Case-Shiller U.S. National Home Price NSA...

Tax Reform and Real Estate

It is well known that President Trump’s newly passed tax bill will greatly benefit corporations by cutting the corporate tax rate by fourteen percent. However, real estate investors also benefited from aspects of the bill. The preservation of the capital gains...