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  • Mortgage rates climb for third straight week

    Mortgage rates climb for third straight week
    Mortgage rates climbed higher this week as lenders on average offered a 30-year fixed loan at 3.80%, up from 3.76% last week, according to Freddie Mac’s weekly survey. Rates have now increased for three straight weeks after hitting a bottom for...
  • FBC Mortgage eyes expansion after buyback

    FBC Mortgage eyes expansion after buyback
    Orlando-based FBC Mortgage LLC has plans to continue expanding nationally after it is¬†reacquired by Sal ‘Joe’ Nunziata and Rob Nunziata and other investors. The mortgage company has about 450 employees nationally and is licensed to originate...
  • Affordable housing options for low-income seniors

    Affordable housing options for low-income seniors
    Q. If my income is only $20,000 per year, can I get a subsidy toward my mortgage payments or condo maintenance payments? A. Many states offer property tax breaks to senior citizens, and at that income level you could potentially qualify for the...
  • Morgan Stanley to pay $2.6B to settle charges over mortgages

    Morgan Stanley to pay $2.6B to settle charges over mortgages
    Morgan Stanley said Wednesday that it has agreed to pay $2.6 billion to settle with the federal government over its role in the mortgage bubble and subsequent financial crisis. The settlement makes Morgan Stanley the latest Wall Street bank to reach a...
  • Mortgage rates rise, marking 1st weekly gain of 2015, Freddie Mac says

    Mortgage rates rise, marking 1st weekly gain of 2015, Freddie Mac says
    Fixed mortgage rates this week rose for the first time in 2015, with Freddie Mac’s widely watched survey pegging the 30-year conventional rate at 3.66%, up from 3.63% last week. The average rate for a 15-year fixed home loan was 2.98%, up from 2....
  • Snowy, Cold January Gives Slow Start To Hartford Area Home Sales

    Snowy, Cold January Gives Slow Start To Hartford Area Home Sales
    Home sales in greater Hartford, Connecticut got off to a slow start in January amid cold, snowy weather, a new report Tuesday show. Home sales in greater Hartford got off to a slow start in January amid cold, snowy weather, a new report Tuesday shows....
  • Quandel Construction Group awarded Knouse Foods Project and other company news

    Quandel Construction Group awarded Knouse Foods Project and other company news
    Quandel Construction Group awarded project Adams County-based Knouse Foods Cooperative, Inc. has selected Quandel Construction Group, a local construction firm, to provide construction management services for their new wastewater treatment facility at...
  • Lenders begin easing requirements to get a mortgage

    Lenders begin easing requirements to get a mortgage
    A closely watched index that tracks mortgage credit availability — lender requirements on credit scores, down payments and other key loan terms — has some good news for potential home buyers: Things are finally loosening up. After years of...
  • The tax implications of short selling a primary residence

    Q: An 83-year-old friend of mine is disabled and is about to enter an assisted living facility. She is currently living alone in a house she owns, but it is no longer safe for her to live alone. I am trying to help by organizing her finances and to...
  • Mortgage rates fall to lowest level since May 2013

    Average long-term U.S. mortgage rates fell for the fourth straight week, with the benchmark 30-year rate again marking its lowest level since May 2013. The average for a 15-year mortgage, a popular choice for people who are refinancing, slipped further...
  • Why It's Easier To Get A Mortgate Now

    A closely watched index that tracks mortgage credit availability — lender requirements on credit scores, down payments and other key loan terms — has some good news for potential homebuyers: Things are finally loosening up. After years of...