The ability to buy, sell, and own property has long defined our nation. But – some recent statistics have some people concerned.
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The 15-year mortgage rate falls to a record 2.87%.
Fixed mortgage rates fell for the sixth straight week, with the benchmark 30-year fixed mortgage rate retreating to a four-month low of 3.57%, according to Bankrate.com. The average 30-year fixed mortgage has an average of 0.31 discount and origination points.
The news was even better on the average 15-year fixed mortgage, which set a new record low of 2.8%. The larger jumbo 30-year fixed mortgage rate held at 3.98%.
Federal Home Affordable Refinance Program for home owners who owe more than their homes are worth will now run through 2015.
Underwater home owners with Fannie Mae- and Freddie Mac-backed mortgages will be able to try to refinance their mortgages for another two years.
The Federal Housing Finance Agency announced Thursday that Fannie and Freddie’s Home Affordable Refinance Program, which was set to expire Dec. 31, will be extended until the end of 2015.
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The majority of Millennials are strongly interested in becoming home owners, according to a survey from national home builder PulteGroup.
The PulteGroup Home Index Survey found 65% of renters ages 18-34 with an income of more than $50,000 want to buy a home.
Young families, the middle class, and existing home owners benefit from the mortgage interest deduction.
There is a reason why the mortgage interest deduction has stood the test of time. It reflects a core value of America’s citizens.
By reducing the after-tax cost of a mortgage, the deduction encourages home ownership and helps people enter the middle class and live the American Dream.
To find the perfect house to buy, you need to understand facts and figures, but listen to your heart as well.
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