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Just Under 2% of all Mortgages in Foreclosure

Just Under 2% of all Mortgages in Foreclosure According to the Mortgage Bankers Association, as of Q3 2016, 1.55% of all mortgages nationwide were in some stage of foreclosure. States such as Florida and California saw foreclosures increase early in the crisis but they have fallen steadily since...
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Mortgage Bankers See Increase in Originations

The Mortgage Bankers Association predicts that it expects to see $ 1.10 trillion in purchase mortgage originations during 2017, an 11% increase from 2016.  On the flip side, the MBA says that refinance originations will decrease by 40%.  They attribute this to strong household formation, job growth, rising...
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America’s Most Flipworthy Hotspots

Realtor.com says that flipping is back and it’s better than ever!  In fact they report (like many others) that the number of flipped properties is reaching levels not seen in a nearly decade.  So, Realtor.com’s number-crunchers put their pencils to paper and identified the largest 100 markets by...
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Old Millennials Are Diving Into Homeownership

Last month we learned about the 10 hottest markets for millennials.  Combine that with the NAR’s latest Profile of Home Buyers & Sellers, where the median age of all first-time home buyers is 31 years old and you’ll see that “older” millennials (25-36 years old) are diving head-first...
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