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Freddie Mac Lowers Mortgage Rate Forecast For 2014

Having forecast the average rate for 30-year fixed mortgages would begin rising in the second half of 2014 and end the year at “around 4.6 percent” as of two months ago, Freddie Mac lowered their forecast today and now expects the average 30-year fixed mortgage rate to end the year at at “around 4.4 percent.” Read More »

Freddie Mac: San Francisco Housing Market Is Weak.  Here’s Why

Freddie Mac: San Francisco Housing Market Is Weak.  Here’s Why

According to Freddie Mac’s “Multi-Indicator Market Index,” the U.S. housing market remains weak despite improving employment, declining delinquencies, attractive mortgage rates and home price gains, but conditions have improved year-over-year. Of the top 50 metropolitan areas in the U.S., only San Antonio, Houston, Austin, and New Orleans were considered to be stable markets. Ranked in Read More »