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Mortgage activity rallies in September

As the calendar turned to September, mortgage activity also turned a page following a dismal August. Mortgage applications increased 11.1 percent for the week ending Sept. 7, according to weekly data from the Mortgage Bankers...

Mortgage activity rallies in September
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Mortgage applications slow down in August

For the fifth consecutive week mortgage applications declined from the previous week, according to Mortgage Bankers Association data for the week ending Aug. 31, 2012 released today. Total applications fell 2.5 percent from the...

Mortgage applications slow down in August
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Rapidly rising rates lead to mortgage refinance application slump

Mortgage rates posted some of their biggest increases of the year last week and, in turn, depressed the market...

Rapidly rising rates lead to mortgage refinance application slump
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Mortgage apps continue, despite slight rate increase

U.S. mortgage applications remained at their elevated level last week, increasing 0.2 percent after reaching three-year highs the previous...

Mortgage apps continue, despite slight rate increase
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Refinance applications up 22 percent, mortgage rates stay at historic low

Mortgage rates have been on a downward spiral for some time, and last week the trend finally appears to...

Refinance applications up 22 percent, mortgage rates stay at historic low
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Mortgage rates at all-time low, still applications fall

Even as mortgage rates continue to plummet to new depths, total applications for home loans decreased 2.1 percent for...

Mortgage rates at all-time low, still applications fall
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Amid changing FHA premiums, mortgage applications fall 7 percent

Mortgage activity plummeted last week thanks to the Federal Housing Administration’s changing refinance policy. According to weekly data from...

Amid changing FHA premiums, mortgage applications fall 7 percent
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Increased mortgage refinance activity drives another week of record low rates

Though the Memorial Day weekend pushed U.S. mortgage activity down 9 percent overall for the week ending June 1,...

Increased mortgage refinance activity drives another week of record low rates
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Florida Supreme Court to hear “potentially devastating” foreclosure case

Roman Pino, a Greenacres drywall hanger, has become a source of trepidation for banks, according to the Palm Beach...

Florida Supreme Court to hear “potentially devastating” foreclosure case
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Borrowers turn to private lenders increasing U.S. mortgage activity

Mortgage applications increased 1.7 percent for the week ending May 4, according to weekly data released today by the...

Borrowers turn to private lenders increasing U.S. mortgage activity
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