Mortgages

37 States That Don't Tax Social Security Benefits

It's a good goal to retire with your mortgage paid off so you don't have mortgage payments hanging over your head while you're on a more fixed income in retirement. It can also be very helpful to not have your Social Security benefits taxed.Fully 37...
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Spring Is Usually A Great Time To Buy A House — Maybe Not This Year

Realtor and family looking at new home to purchase.Getty Images The Spring homebuying season may be over before it even begins. Some buyers will be squeezed out due to a lack of affordability. Mortgages rates are also set to begin rising in...

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Black Knight: National Mortgage Delinquency Rate Decreased In December; Foreclosures At Record Low

Note: At the beginning of the pandemic, the delinquency rate increased sharply (see table below).   Loans in forbearance are counted as delinquent in this survey, but those loans are not reported as delinquent to the credit bureaus.From...
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Claros Mortgage Trust Inc (cmtg): Price Down $-0.05 (-0.27)% Over Past Day, Down $-0.03 (-0.16)%...

The Hourly View for CMTG At the time of this writing, CMTG (Get Ratings)’s price is down $-0.03 (-0.16%) from the hour prior. This is a reversal of the price action on the previous hour, in which price moved up. If you’re a trend trader,...

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Mba: Mortgage Applications Increase In Latest Weekly Survey

From the MBA: Mortgage Applications Increase in Latest MBA Weekly SurveyMortgage applications increased 2.3 percent from one week earlier, according to data from the Mortgage Bankers Association’s (MBA) Weekly Mortgage Applications Survey for...
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Wednesday: Housing Starts

From Matthew Graham at Mortgage News Daily: Remember Mortgage Rates in the 2's? They're Closer to 4% Now One of the very few welcome byproducts of the pandemic was the pervasive availability of new all-time low mortgage rates. Depending on when you...

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A Fintech Behind The First 'crypto Mortgage' Sees A Multi-billion Dollar Market In Allowing...

Edward Smith/Getty ImagesEdward Smith/Getty Images A fintech company named Milo is introducing what's billed as the world's first crypto mortgage.  It says its 30-year, low-interest rate US crypto mortgage allows qualified borrowers to hold...
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Looking For A Solid Homebuilding Stock? Buy Kb Home (kbh)

KB Home’s KBH business has been benefiting from solid demand for new homes, reflective of healthy housing market fundamentals stemming from a strengthening job market. Also, the expected rise in mortgage rates is driving sales for new homes in...

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3 Reasons Why You Should Refinance Your Mortgage Right Now

If you're a real estate investor, you know how important it is to maintain decent cash flow. And so it often pays to mortgage the properties in your portfolio rather than buy them outright, even if the latter is an option.If you're carrying at least...

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Biden's Monthly Payments To Families Were A 'godsend.' Now That They've Ended, Parents Are 'a...

Catherine Falls Commercial/Getty Images Over 36 million families were sent the final advance monthly child-tax-credit payment in December. Parents told Insider how the monthly payments have been helpful, such as for mortgage payments. One said the...
Related topics: Joe Biden, Taxes

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Soros-backed Baltimore State's Attorney Indicted On Federal Perjury Charges

Soros-Backed Baltimore State's Attorney Indicted On Federal Perjury Charges Baltimore City State's Attorney Marilyn Mosby is in trouble again. A grand jury indicted her on Thursday for lying on mortgage applications when she used the...
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Why Mortgage Rates Are At Their Highest Since Before The Pandemic

If you were planning on buying or refinancing a house soon, you'd better start saving up. According to Freddie Mac, the average rate on 30-year mortgage loans just hit its highest point since March 2020 -- right before the pandemic reared its ugly...
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What Can We Expect In Real Estate M&a In 2022?

The theme for 2022 will undoubtedly be rising interest rates and inflation. The Federal Reserve has already begun to reduce its purchases of treasuries and mortgage-backed securities, and the latest projection materials seem to predict about three...
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Mba: Mortgage Applications Increase In Latest Weekly Survey

From the MBA: Mortgage Applications Increase in Latest MBA Weekly SurveyMortgage applications increased 1.4 percent from one week earlier, according to data from the Mortgage Bankers Association’s (MBA) Weekly Mortgage Applications Survey for...
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Wednesday: Cpi

Wednesday:• At 7:00 AM ET, The Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) will release the results for the mortgage purchase applications index.• At 8:30 AM, The Consumer Price Index for December from the BLS. The consensus is for 0.5% increase in CPI,...

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Why Annaly Capital Management Fell 7.5% In 2021

While the housing market boomed in 2020, last year saw uncertainty grow about whether it could maintain its momentum and worries about the Federal Reserve raising interest rates caused the mortgage market to sag a little.Although Annaly Capital...
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Atrium Mortgage Investment (tse:ai) Stock Price Crosses Below Two Hundred Day Moving Average Of...

Atrium Mortgage Investment Co. (TSE:AI) crossed below its 200-day moving average during trading on Monday . The stock has a 200-day moving average of C$14.38 and traded as low as C$13.83. Atrium Mortgage Investment shares last traded at C$14.05,...

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Tuesday: Fed Chair Powell Nomination Hearing

From Matthew Graham at Mortgage News Daily: Mortgage Rates Spiking at Fastest Pace in a Long Time This morning's additional weakness in the bond market brings the average conventional 30yr fixed scenario closer to 3.625% (as always, rate quotes...
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New Strong Sell Stocks For January 10th

Here are three stocks added to the Zacks Rank #5 (Strong Sell) List today:Angel Oak Mortgage AOMR is a vertically integrated asset manager delivering mortgage and consumer credit solutions. The Zacks Consensus Estimate for its current year earnings...

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Meet 2 Texas Families Who Are Giving Up On Buying A House Right Now Amid The State's Real Estate...

Congress Avenue and the Texas State Capitol.Brian Bumby Low mortgage rates have spurred a buying frenzy in the Texas housing market. Home prices in the Lone Star State climbed 18.6% year-over-year in 2021, per Texas A&M University. Zillow...

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