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Despite Record Low Mortgage Interest Rates, Mortgage Applications Declined Last Week

Interest rates aren’t everything when it comes to considering a mortgage. A more important consideration might be the state of the economy and an honest reckoning of one’s own prospects. Not many economists see economic growth ahead for several years. … Continue reading

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Mortgage Applications Boom

After three months of rising rates, mortgage interest rates have started falling for the past month. As a direct result, mortgage applications have risen 13%. Dow Jones says: Refinance activity jumped 18 percent, according to the MBA’s weekly survey, which … Continue reading

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Interest Rates Can’t Go Any Lower

Don’t expect any more cuts after today’s little one. The Federal Reserve has little space to maneuver. The dollar is weak and inflation is picking up. Monetary policy has reached its limits. Here’s a column: Will This Be the Last … Continue reading

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