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May 23, 2013
Existing home sales were up slightly in April, but still remained stubbornly below the 5 million annual sales rate that typically is seen as the threshold of a healthy housing market.
May 22, 2013
Refinance demand is down sharply over the past two weeks, after mortgage rates headed back up following their latest flirtation with all-time lows.
May 21, 2013
U.S. home values in April posted their sixth consecutive month of annual price increases of 5 percent or better, the longest such streak since the height of the housing bubble in 2006, the real estate data firm Zillow reported this week.
May 20, 2013
Home sales could increase 15-20 percent above what they currently are if mortgage lenders would return to more traditional credit standards, according to one leading authority on the housing market.
May 16, 2013
Mortgage rates are up for a second straight week, with both 30- and 15-year fixed-rate loans posting significant increases following indications of stronger consumer spending.