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By Ryan Magee1, Mortgage Banker
(Bridgeview Bank)
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Mortgage rates increased last week but remain historically low, according tothe Mortgage Bankers Association’s Weekly Applications Survey. The average contract interest rate for 30-year fixed-rate mortgages rose to 4.19 percent last week from 4.06 percent the week before. The average rate for a j...

By Ryan Magee1, Mortgage Banker
(Bridgeview Bank)
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The U.S. Census Bureau and the Department of Housing and Urban Development’s new residential construction statistics for February show housing starts down 1.1 percent from January but still nearly 35 percent above the year before. Despite the slight dip in new construction, building permits for f...

By Jacque Howard, Team Howard
(Keller Williams Premier Realty)
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Things to do in Hudson, WI The Phipps Center for the Arts Presents "The Miracle Worker" by William Gibson March 23rd - April 15th, 2012 Tickets Adults: $22 - Students: $15 $2 discount for opening weekend and senior discount for Sunday matinee   Despite this past week of summer in March, put the b...

By Ryan Magee1, Mortgage Banker
(Bridgeview Bank)
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Builder confidence in the market for new single-family homes is twice as strong as it was six months ago and at its highest level since 2007. The latest National Association of Home Builders Housing Market Index, which measures builders’ expectations and perceptions, was unchanged from last month...

By Ryan Magee1, Mortgage Banker
(Bridgeview Bank)
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The National Association of Home Builders Improving Markets Indexclimbed to 99 in March, up from 98 in February. The index, which measures improvement in housing permits, employment, and prices, now includes 33 states with at least one housing market on the list and 10 with four or more improving...

By Ryan Magee1, Mortgage Banker
(Bridgeview Bank)
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RealtyTrac’s U.S. Foreclosure Market Report for February 2012 shows foreclosure filings, including scheduled auctions, default notices, and bank repossessions, fell 2.0 percent in February and were down 8.0 percent from the previous year. Despite the fact that foreclosures were down nationally, t...

By Ryan Magee1, Mortgage Banker
(Bridgeview Bank)
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Barclays Capital recently upgraded their outlook on homebuilder stocks based on increased optimism in the housing market. Improvements in builder and consumer confidence, combined with economic growth and more favorable inventory levels, have homebuilders expecting a strong spring and summer for ...

By Ryan Magee1, Mortgage Banker
(Bridgeview Bank)
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According to The Mortgage Bankers Association’s Weekly Applications Survey, demand for loans to purchase homes reached its highest level since January 13 after rising 4.4 percent last week. It is the third consecutive week of improvements and puts purchase applications nearly 12 percent above whe...

By Ryan Magee1, Mortgage Banker
(Bridgeview Bank)
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The economy added 227,000 jobs in February and surpassed economists’ expectations, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. Employment improved in professional and business services, health care and social assistance, leisure and hospitality, manufacturing, and mining. The official unemp...

By Team Cudd - Jeremy & Dana
(Property Executives Realty)
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  Due to low interest rate,s and a limited supply of homes currently on the market, Twin Cities home buyers had signed over 3,700 purchase agreements in February.  This is a 34% increase compared with last year at this time and is the best February since '06.  This is according to data released b...

By Jacque Howard, Team Howard
(Keller Williams Premier Realty)
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WELCOME! BB Makeup Cosmetic Bar! Hudson, WI 54016 Owner Brooke Fleetwood has brought in her own line of cosmetics and much more to bring out your inner and outer beauty. Visit her online store here http://www.bbmakeuponline.com/ They are located at 511 2nd Street in Hudson, WI 54016 and can be re...

By Ryan Magee1, Mortgage Banker
(Bridgeview Bank)
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Sales of distressed properties, including short sales and REO transactions, put downward pressure on home prices. For this reason, CoreLogic’s Home Price Index measures values including and excluding distressed sales. In January, the index showed a month-over-month decline of 1.0 percent and a 3....

By Ryan Magee1, Mortgage Banker
(Bridgeview Bank)
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Each month, Fannie Mae’s National Housing Survey polls Americans to assess their attitudes toward homeownership, renting, mortgage rates, the economy, their personal finances, and overall consumer confidence. February’s survey found respondents’ attitudes stabilizing and more confident in the eco...

By Ryan Magee1, Mortgage Banker
(Bridgeview Bank)
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According to the Mortgage Bankers Association’s Weekly Applications Survey, the seasonally adjusted Purchase Index increased 2.1 percent from the week before as average mortgage rates dipped. Despite the continued improvement in demand for loan applications to purchase homes, the Market Composite...

By Ryan Magee1, Mortgage Banker
(Bridgeview Bank)
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Here's the mortgagee letter for changes coming on FHA on or after 4/9/12. http://portal.hud.gov/hudportal/documents/huddoc?id=12-04ml.pdf Summary - their upfront fee and monthly mortgage insurance is increasing. However, if you have an FHA loan now and are looking at an FHA streamline, ,they upfr...

By Ryan Magee1, Mortgage Banker
(Bridgeview Bank)
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Clear Capital’s latest Home Data Index finds the rate at which home prices are declining has begun to improve. In February, home prices were just 1.9 percent below year-before levels, the slowest rate of decline since April 2011. Regionally, home prices were down in the West and Midwest, while va...

By Ryan Magee1, Mortgage Banker
(Bridgeview Bank)
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The Obama administration on Tuesday announced another initiative to allow more homeowners to refinance, this time by dropping fees on federally insured mortgages that have prevented some borrowers from taking advantage of ultralow rates over the past year. The latest changes will reduce fees to r...

By Ryan Magee1, Mortgage Banker
(Bridgeview Bank)
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The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development and U.S. Department of the Treasury released their February 2012 Housing Scorecard, which compiles key market data and the results of the administration’s recovery efforts through the end of January. According to the report, the supply of exist...

By Ryan Magee1, Mortgage Banker
(Bridgeview Bank)
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Periodically, the Federal Reserve collects economic data from the 12 Fed districts around the country and releases the findings in a report known as the Beige Book. In its latest report, which includes data through February 17, the Fed says economic activity has continued to increase at a modest ...

By Ryan Magee1, Mortgage Banker
(Bridgeview Bank)
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RealtyTrac’s Year-End 2011 U.S. Foreclosure Sales Report shows homes in some stage of foreclosure accounted for 24 percent of all residential home sales during the fourth quarter of 2011. But though that represents an increase from the previous quarter it is 2.0 percent below the fourth quarter o...

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