If you’d asked a novice forex trader before the subprime meltdown in 2007, if there was an obvious correlation between volatility in the American mortgage market and currency rates, you may have received a puzzled look. Since then, people’s recognition of the words “Credit Default Swap” has expanded exponentially; even if they don’t necessary know […]

I live in one of the more stable housing markets in the country. These days stable pretty much means that the value of housing in this area isn’t falling. The rate of foreclosures are higher than normal, but not close to the number other states are dealing with. by Roger Wollstadt via Flickr However, even […]

Locally there was a poll taken of consumers on what they were thinking about the housing market. Overwhelmingly it was stated that they believe it’s much easier to buy a home in this marketplace than to try to sell one. That seems to be the belief across the country as well. Large housing companies are […]

A news story by CNN Money came out and asked this question: Is A Housing Shortage Coming? Their premise is that, because of the housing industry issues that have plagued the country for a few years, that there aren’t enough homes for those people who are ready to buy either existing or new homes. Frankly, […]

Mortgage rates vary depending on the type of loan you obtain and for how long you are borrowing it. The rate also differs from one lender to another. When you plan to obtain a home loan, you must shop around and compare the monthly mortgage payments and total interest on different loans with the help […]

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