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Real Estate Roundup: Record weekly mortgage rate drop

Here’s a look at recent news of interest to homebuyers, home sellers, and the home-curious....
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Homebuyers: It’s October. Are You Ready?

October is here. If you're a buyer in the Bay Area or the Lake Tahoe/Truckee...
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First-Time Buyers’ Toughest Hurdle: The Down Payment

In a recent survey of would-be homebuyers, nearly two-thirds said that they would like to...
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Failing to Refinance at Low Rates Could Cost You...

Researchers found that In December 2010, 20 percent of homeowners could have refinanced their mortgages...
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Low Mortgage Rates Linger Longer Than Expected

Bankers and economists had forecast mortgage rates to climb higher in 2014 and top 5...
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Bay Area Homebuyers to Benefit From Credit Agencies’ New,...

The Bay Area leads the nation in the percentage of residents with top credit scores....
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Are Mortgage Rules Tightening? Relaxing? It Depends on Which...

Some mortgage lenders have been tightening their credit rules over the past year, while other...
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Worried You Don’t Qualify for a Home Loan? You...

More than half of today's prospective homebuyers say they have put purchase plans on hold...
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Worried About Interest Rates? Just Be Glad It’s Not...

Mortgage rates are rising, but put it in perspective: Rates today are about one-third of...