Mortgage Rates Highest in Nearly a Month

Rates are appreciably higher than they were last week or indeed any time in past 4 weeks. That's surprising news to those laboring under misapprehensions created by widespread reports of "all-time low rates" from last week. As we discussed yesterday, those reports were based on weekly survey data from Freddie Mac and the MBA, and there are reasons ...
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Homeowner Profits Soared in Q3

The contribution made to household wealth by homeownership is underlined in ATTOM Data Solutions' third-quarter U.S. Home Sales Report. The company said that a typical homeowner who sold a home during the quarter had a gain of $85,000. This was $10,000 more than that realized by sellers in the previous quarter and up from $66,000 in the third quart...
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Loans in Forbearance Drop Below 3 Million

 The number of FHA and VA loans in forbearance rose slightly last week, however, the overall numbers of forborne loans fell nationally by 11,000. Black Knight's weekly survey of the COVID-19 mortgage forbearance measures found that, as of October 20, there were 2.98 million borrowers in active plans, 5.6 percent of the nation's 53 million acti...
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