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  • Freddie Mac: Mortgage rates drop slightly; average 30-year at 3.65%

    Freddie Mac: Mortgage rates drop slightly; average 30-year at 3.65%
    Mortgage rates have dropped slightly, Freddie Mac's survey of lenders shows, with the average for a 30-year fixed home loan at 3.65%, down from 3.67% in last week's report. 
  • Fannie Mae economist: Higher wages could boost Florida housing

    Fannie Mae economist: Higher wages could boost Florida housing
    Rising wages may lead to more robust housing markets next year in Florida and across the nation, Fannie Mae's chief economist said Wednesday in Fort Lauderdale. Doug Duncan said wages have grown in recent months at about 4 percent year over year,...

    EXCLUSIVE:  Dr. Phillips Foundation gives $4M to Lift Orlando

    EXCLUSIVE:  Dr. Phillips Foundation gives $4M to Lift Orlando
    The effort to redevelop areas around the Orlando Citrus Bowl stadium with mixed-income housing just got a $4 million shot in the arm. One of Central Florida’s best known charitable groups, the Dr. P. Phillips Foundation, has agreed to pay for...

    Fewer homebuyers paying with cash

    Fewer homebuyers paying with cash
    Cash is still king, but with an asterisk. More than half of all home and condominium sales last year in Palm Beach and Broward counties were all-cash deals, according to data from local Realtor boards. That suggests the region's housing market remains...

    The Mortgage Professor: Mortgage qualification rules are not always black and white

    Some of the more interesting questions I receive from readers are about unusual situations that may affect their ability to qualify for a mortgage. The rules are not always crystal clear, which is why lenders continue to rely on underwriters whose stock...