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What is a closing statement?
...selling costs associated with that transaction. It’s a standard element of home sales, especially those that involve mortgages, and refinancings. As the name implies, this summary of expenses...

Mortgage rates drop as inflation concerns ease
Mortgage rates took a step back over the past week as inflation worries eased, Freddie Mac reported. The 30-year fixed-rate mortgage average declined 9 basis points to 5.13% for the...

Buying a house in Arizona: A how-to
...expenses beyond the purchase price that you’ll pay at closing, including title insurance, escrow fees, lender fees and more. Consider whether you’ll live in the home long enough to justify those...

Plunging Home Sales Push Prices Down From Record Highs—Here's What Experts Predict As Housing Market Turmoil Continues
...on the conversation bubble to join the conversation Got it! Topline Existing home sales fell for the sixth-straight month in July as rising affordability concerns sideline potential home buyers—and...

Home sales fell for the sixth month in a row, but prices kept rising
Home sales declined for the sixth month in a row in July as higher mortgage rates and prices ph prospective buyers out of the market. Nevertheless, home prices continued to climb...

Mortgage rates drop amid signs that inflation may have finally peaked
Mortgage rates ticked lower last week, falling back toward the 5% mark following economic reports that indicated inflation might have finally peaked. The 30-year fixed-rate mortgage averaged...

U.S. existing-home sales fall a sixth month to over two-year low
...indication of how high borrowing costs and waning demand are propelling the housing market's rapid decline. Contract closings fell 5.9% in July to an annualized 4.81 million, the weakest since...

IMBs Report Losses in the Second Quarter of 2022
...usual Spring seasonal pick-up in purchase activity, in an environment of higher mortgage rates, low housing inventory, and affordability challenges,” said Marina Walsh, CMB, MBA’s Vice President...

7 minutes ago Current Mortgage Interest Rates on Aug. 18, 2022: Rates Go Up
Today some key mortgage rates climbed higher. See how the Fed's interest rate hikes could affect your mortgage payments. A number of closely followed mortgage rates moved up today. The average...

Daily Dozen | Forbes: Supersonic Travel Boom; CDC’s Pandemic Reboot; Harvard’s Helping Hand
...a groaning mountain of excess inventory contributed to disappointing second quarter results. Mortgage applications fell 2.3% to the lowest level since the turn of the century, despite falling...