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Amazon turns Northern Virginia into country's most competitive market
...hub, the e-commerce giant has helped make the area the most competitive housing market in the U.S. It's hardest for buyers to win a home in Alexandria and Arlington, cities near Washington......

Ginnie Mae and the politics of prepayments
...drop in yields on the 10-year Treasury note and with it 30-year mortgage rates. At the start of 2018, mortgage refinance transactions were about 10% of total volumes. Just eight months......

Single-Family Homebuilding Shows Slight Uptick
...says Greg Ugalde, chairman of the National Association of Home Builders. Lower mortgage rates have been a hopeful sign for homebuilders and buyers in recent weeks. Builders have skewed toward......

Spring home buying market started out with a bang in Hartford
...estate experts look for gains in prices paid as a sign the housing market is making strides in recovering from the steep economic downturn of a decade ago. There is a silver lining though:......

July home sales continue mixed results in Jacksonville area
...according to the Northeast Florida Association of Realtors. There were 2,977 home sales in June and 2,820 homes sold in July of last year. The July results bring yet another round of figures......

Refinance mortgage rate moves lower for Monday
...Trend Index. Want to see where rates are right now? See local mortgage rates. Average mortgage rates Last week Last updated August 16, 2019. Methodology: The rates you see above are......

Will Blockchain Revolutionize Mortgage Lending?
...property record would happen instantaneously, and everyone could retrieve information as needed. Title insurance would become less important, since each change in property history would be easily......

Better.com, A Digital Mortgage Disruptor, Raises $160M In Latest Funding Round
...will go towards building out the company's current offerings, which include title insurance, home insurance and expanding its realtor network. The money will also be used for a life insurance offering expected to launch by Q1 2020. To achieve this......

The Federal Reserve's Proposed 'Buffer Tool' Is A Laugh Line Wrapped In A Laugh Line
...conceit. Implicit here is that had U.S. banks short-armed the soaring housing market back in 2007, that it wouldn’t have corrected as much in 2008. Such a view isn’t serious. It presumes that the Fed and the banks it projects......