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Huge Jump In Existing-Home Sales

The Mortgage Corner Wow! Total existing-home sales, which are completed transactions that include single-family homes, townhomes, condominiums and co-ops, rose 0.4 percent to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 5.47 million in January from a downwardly revised 5.45 million in … Continue reading

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Which Are Fastest Growing States?

Popular Economics Weekly A very interesting report by the Philadelphia Fed is just out that surveys economic growth in all 50 states. And the report shows excellent growth continuing in most of the country as of September. The Federal Reserve … Continue reading

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Pending Home Sales Up—A Better 2014?

The Mortgage Corner Is the housing market finally beginning to thaw from the polar winter? Pending home sales rose sharply in May, with lower mortgage rates and increased inventory accelerating the market, according to the National Association of Realtors’ Pending … Continue reading

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