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Real estate pros expect good things in 2013

There’s no sure thing, but home prices are up, buyers searching, mortgage rates staying low and pending sales rising.

What happens when interest rates rise?

Freddie Mac: While refinancings will slow, mortgage rates would have to hit 7% for a median-income family to be locked out of a

NAR: Pending home sales surge to six-year high

The number of signed contracts in May increased 6.7% in one month and 12.1% year-to-year. The rise in mortgage rates may have nu

Mortgage rates keep going up, now 30-year loans averaging 4.51%

Mortgage interest rates keep trending up — average 30-year fixed loans  now are at 4.

Mortgage rates jump on Fed concerns

Worries about the Federal Reserve’s plan to alter its monetary policy pushed mortgage rates over the 4.

Trulia: Buying S. Fla. home is cheaper than renting

It’s still much cheaper to buy a home than rent, despite rising prices and mortgage rates, a new report shows.

‘Tis the season for economic real estate predictions

According to Zillow, home values will rise 3% in 2014, mortgages will be easier to get, mortgage rates will hit 5%, and two Fla.

Freddie: No more record-low mortgage rates

While 4.3% rates remain historically low, it’s unlikely they’ll flirt with the 3.31% record set in Nov. 2012 – but 1981’s hist

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