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New Home Sales Highest Since 2007

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The year 2020 has started strong for the new home market. Low mortgage rates combined with a strong job market has made the new year favorable to the new home sales market. Newly constructed homes are desirable and attainable for many Americans, especially in the Midwest. In fact, the U.S. Government reported that “On an…

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mortgage rates drop due to coronavirus

Mortgage Rates Drop to Second Lowest Level in Three Years

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The Coronavirus has caused a great deal of concern not only on the health front, but on the home front as well. The 30-year fixed-rate mortgage averaged 3.51% during the week ending Jan. 30. The average rate on the 30-year mortgage is almost a full percentage point lower now than it was a year ago.¬†The…

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Higher Loan Limits in Effect for 2020

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2019 is over and Fannie and Freddie are giving new, larger loans in 2020.¬†Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac, and the Federal Housing Administration are now backing larger mortgages than they were just a few weeks ago. This is because each of the loan agencies’ loan limits are higher than they were in 2019. With home prices…

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