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Rising mortgage rates making you nervous? Here’s how to lower yours

The monthly payment on some new homes is now higher, there is, however, a way to lower it by buying down the rate.

How this 'villain' of the housing crash could be right for you now

Adjustable rate mortgages used to carry a stigma, but here's why they may be low-risk for borrowers now.

Homebuilders super happy but not building more homes: Here's what's up with that

Builders are super confident, but they're not building more homes. There are several reasons for this.

Trump has homebuilders feeling fantastic: Here's why

A monthly reading of homebuilder confidence spiked 7 points in December, its first measure done after the presidential election.

How rising mortgage rates may not matter for housing

A great debate is going on over whether rising rates will really matter to housing.

As the Trump rally goes, real estate goes the other way: Except maybe this

Investors may be missing out on a good buy, especially in one fast-growing REIT sector: warehouses.

One of your monthly housing bills may get bigger

Home equity lines of credit are susceptible to a rise in interest rates, which means they just got more expensive.

Plunge in mortgage applications stalls, down just 0.7 percent

The bleeding in the mortgage business appears to have slowed, following a sharp rise in mortgage rates postelection.

Trump effect: That house you want got $16,000 more expensive since he won

Since Trump's victory, rising mortgage rates have made homes the least affordable since the Great Recession.

Heads up homeowners: Mortgage interest deduction on Trump’s chopping block

The incoming administration is apparently not afraid to take a homeownership bonus: The mortgage interest deduction.

Higher interest rates crush mortgage application volume, down 9.4%

Mortgage application volume in the Thanksgiving week dropped to the lowest level since early January.

US home prices hit new peak in September, up 5.5%

Home prices were 5.5 percent higher than September of 2015, up from the 5.1 percent annual gain in August.

Mortgage applications up 5.5%, as fear of rising rates triggers homebuying surge

A postelection spike in mortgage rates may have scared potential homebuyers into a contract before rates move even higher.

Higher mortgage rates scuttle some sales

For those with more of a financial cushion, the increase in monthly payments is just frustrating.

Homebuilder sentiment holds steady, could change post-election

Homebuilders continue to have a positive outlook on their market, but no more positive than last month.

Mortgage applications tank 9% as post-election rates soar

After Trump's victory, total mortgage application volume fell 9.2 percent on a seasonally adjusted basis last week.

Panic in housing market as Trump effect pushes mortgage rates up to 4%

Mortgage rates have now moved nearly a half a percentage point higher since Donald Trump was elected president.

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