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Growth in Construction Jobs May Ease Inventory Shortage

By Radhika Ojha The latest jobs data released by the Census Bureau points to a sustained growth in construction jobs. Here’s what experts think about how rising jobs can bring relief from inventory shortage in housing. The post Growth in Construction Jobs May Ease Inventory Shortage appeared first on theMReport.com. Via:: Growth in Construction Jobs May Ease Inventory Shortage       

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Where Home Listings Are Sizzling This Summer

By Radhika Ojha Listed homes flew off the inventory list in these regions in June, according to a report on the nation’s hottest markets. Here’s a list of areas where home sales sizzled. And no, they’re not the usual suspects. The post Where Home Listings Are Sizzling This Summer appeared first on theMReport.com. Via:: Where Home Listings Are Sizzling This …

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Why Aren’t Homeowners Tapping Into Equity?

By Radhika Ojha A report found that American homeowners have $5.8 trillion available in tappable equity, yet a minsicule total of that had been withdrawn in the first quarter. Here’s why. The post Why Aren’t Homeowners Tapping Into Equity? appeared first on theMReport.com. Via:: Why Aren’t Homeowners Tapping Into Equity?       

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BCFP Issues Advisory on HMDA Exceptions

By Radhika Ojha The guidelines issued by BCFP advise small banks and credit unions on the partial exemptions available to them under the HMDA rules of the amended Dodd-Frank Act. Here are the details. The post BCFP Issues Advisory on HMDA Exceptions appeared first on theMReport.com. Via:: BCFP Issues Advisory on HMDA Exceptions       

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What Declining Mortgage Rates Mean for Homebuyers

By Radhika Ojha After rising steadily in the first half of the year, mortgage rates have seen a steady decline over the past few weeks, according to Freddie Mac. Here’s what’s likely causing the slide. The post What Declining Mortgage Rates Mean for Homebuyers appeared first on theMReport.com. Via:: What Declining Mortgage Rates Mean for Homebuyers       

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Homebuyers’ Remorse?

By Radhika Ojha A new report finds more people are getting pessimistic about what they will pay or have paid for their homes as home payments claim a larger chunk of a household income. Click through to learn what’s worrying consumers the most. The post Homebuyers’ Remorse? appeared first on theMReport.com. Via:: Homebuyers’ Remorse?       

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Chattel Loans vs Mortgage Loans

By Radhika Ojha Chattel loans are the most popular finance product for manufactured housing customers, but research suggests why this may not be the most cost-effective loan for these borrowers. The post Chattel Loans vs Mortgage Loans appeared first on theMReport.com. Via:: Chattel Loans vs Mortgage Loans       

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The Week Ahead: Tracking Millennial Mortgage Applications

By Radhika Ojha This week, data from a monthly mortgage tracker will focus on mortgage applications by young Americans. Here’s what else is happening in The Week Ahead. The post The Week Ahead: Tracking Millennial Mortgage Applications appeared first on theMReport.com. Via:: The Week Ahead: Tracking Millennial Mortgage Applications       

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