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US mortgage rates slip to a record low 3.03% for 30-year loans

The popular 30-year fixed rate mortgage averaged 3.03%, the lowest in the series dating back to 1971, according to a Thursday report by Freddie Mac. It’s the sixth time US mortgage rates have fallen to a record low since March, when the coronavirus pandemic led to a market meltdown. Still, […]
US mortgage rates slip to a record low 3.03% for 30-year loans
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29 banks that may help with your mortgage payments during the COVID-19 outbreak

If you’ve been financially affected by COVID-19, your bank may offer assistance by suspending foreclosures, providing deferral programs, and waiving late fees. We’ve provided a list of 29 banks that are helping customers with mortgage payments during the global health crisis, including Bank of America, Chase, Citi, and HSBC. If […]
29 banks that may help with your mortgage payments during the COVID-19 outbreak
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Experts are throwing cold water on a US housing ‘collapse’

The entire housing space – from homebuilders, to mortgage lenders, to economic data – has fallen under significant pressure over the last year as rising interest rates have posed a major headwind. While it’s worth noting a slowdown in a crucial part of the market and the economy, some strategists […]
Experts are throwing cold water on a US housing ‘collapse’
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Here’s exactly how much it typically costs to own a home in every US state

The costs associated with owning a home vary widely across the US. Recently released Census data shows the median monthly cost for homeowners with a mortgage in each state. Coastal states like California, Hawaii, and New Jersey are particularly expensive, while Appalachian states like West Virginia and Arkansas are less […]
Here’s exactly how much it typically costs to own a home in every US state