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Existing home sales rise sharply; prices advance

Existing home sales rise sharply; prices advance

Sales suggest the housing market recovery remained intact despite signs that economic growth stalled in the Q1.

Mortgage applications rise 1.3% but buyers pull back

Mortgage applications rise 1.3% but buyers pull back

Interest rates held relatively steady last week, near one-year lows, but homebuyers were not enticed. Here’s why.

Housing data add to signs of weak Q1 GDP growth

Housing data add to signs of weak Q1 GDP growth

Starts fell more than expected in March, suggesting some cooling in the housing market in line with signs of a sharp slowdown in economic growth.

The Ultimate Spring Cleaning Checklist

The Ultimate Spring Cleaning Checklist

The Ultimate Spring Cleaning Checklist by Terrys Fabrics.
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The Ultimate Spring Cleaning Checklist by Terrys Fabrics.

Homebuyers finally fuel mortgage volume, up 10%

Homebuyers finally fuel mortgage volume, up 10%

It took a few weeks, but near record low mortgage rates may be pushing more homebuyers into this spring’s housing market.