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Lenders Put a Postcrisis Twist on the Adjustable-Rate Mortgage
May 6, 2014

  With interest rates climbing from the record lows of the last few years, adjustable-rate mortgages are making a comeback – with a variation known as the 5/5 getting special buzz. ARM volume typically picks up when fixed rates rise, because the starting rates on adjustable loans are lower. This time around, however, borrowers may […] read more

Category: Economic

Homeownership Rate Declines to the Lowest Since 1995
May 1, 2014

The homeownership rate declined to the lowest in almost 19 years as rising property prices and mortgage rates held back demand. The share of Americans who own their homes was 64.8% in the first quarter, down from 65.2% in the previous three months, the Census Bureau said in a report today. The rate is the […] read more

Category: Economic

Rental Demand in the US Infographic!
April 3, 2014

Check out the below infographic showing that the rental demand in the US is only going to increase. read more

Category: Economic, Property Management

Most Housing Markets Still Worse off Than in ‘06: Report
March 25, 2014

25 March 2014 Most housing markets are faring better than they did in the depths of the recession, but the recovery still has a long way to go. Just 8% of housing markets in 410 U.S. counties are better off than they were in 2006—a year that predates the crisis, according to a new report […] read more

Category: Economic

AUD rates spike 2.5% - find out why!
February 5, 2014

By Stephen Hughes, AFEX What Happened and Why? The last 24hours has seen more volatility than in the last 12 weeks? Why? And will it last? The RBA left interest rates on hold at 2.5% which was in truth no shock to the market but the statement that followed was surprisingly hawkish when you consider the dovish […] read more

Category: Economic