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  • Mortgage Rates Fall For Second Week

    MORTGAGE RATES FALL FOR SECOND WEEK 30-year fixed rate now 4.54%, Freddie says. Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC) today released the results of its Primary Mortgage Market Survey, showing that mortgage rates dipped for the second consecutive week. Sam Khater, Freddie Mac’s chief economist, says the 30-year fixed-rate mortgage declined two basis points to 4.54%. “Home buyers have

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  • THE COST OF WAITING TO BUY A HOME

    Many homeowners worry about the cost of homeownership, but renting longer and waiting to purchase a house may end up costing them more in the long run, says The Washington Post‘s Michele Lerner.

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  • Schlage Introduces Amazon Alexa Voice Unlocking for Smart Locks

    Home owners and visitors can now unlock Schlage Sense and Schlage Connect with a spoken PIN code. By Mary Salmonsen

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  • REALTOR.COM REPORTS HOME PRICES AT ALL-TIME HIGH

    BUILDER Inventory down 6% in May from the same time last year but up 6% from April.

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  • INVENTORY WOES PUSH LUXURY HOME MARKET UP 7.9% IN Q1

    BUILDERONLINE.COM High-end homes got hotter as winter began to wane.

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  • A 55-PLUS WAKE UP CALL

      As America counts down to the tipping point where the nation shifts from a young country to an old one, is housing ready or not? By John McManus

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