Daily Archives: February 28, 2010

30-Year Mortgage Rate Tops 5 %

30-Year Mortgage Rate Tops 5 % by Raja Tayeb on February 27, 2010 Average rates for conventional 30-year mortgages went up to 5.05 percent this week from 4.93 percent a week earlier, according to Freddie Mac. Interest on 30-year fixed … Continue reading

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Should Buyers Try to Beat the Tax Credit?

Should Buyers Try to Beat the Tax Credit? by John Tayeb on February 27, 2010 Some potential home buyers say they’re holding out until the tax credits expire on the theory that prices will decline once the buying incentive is … Continue reading

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Existing-Home Sales Down, Prices Steady

Existing-Home Sales Down, Prices Steady by Raja Tayeb on February 27, 2010 Existing-home sales fell in January but are above year-ago levels, according to the National Association of REALTORS®. Existing-home sales — including single-family, townhomes, condominiums, and co-ops — dropped … Continue reading

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