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The Trillion-Dollar Battle For Higher Mortgage Rates By Peter Miller, Contributor February 3, 2014 If you’re a mortgage borrower your great goal in life is to get a lower rate. While 2012 saw the lowest mortgage rates in 65 years, 2013 and early 2014 have not been far off the mark. RealtyTrac: 2014 Housing Outlook, 4 Economists Chime In By Octavio Nuiry, Senior Staff Writer January 31, 2014 Four renowned economists — citing an improving economy and a rising home prices — expect price gains even as mortgage rates rise in 2014, according to a yearly survey by RealtyTrac. Will Real Estate Investing Slow In 2014? By Peter Miller, Contributor January 27, 2014 There’s little doubt that the real estate marketplace is in the midst of change. Federal To Taper Stimulus Again By Octavio Nuiry, Senior Staff Writer January 27, 2014 The Federal Reserve is scheduled to announce the second cut in its bond-buying program in six weeks as a lackluster December jobs report failed to diminish the central bank’s expectations for solid U.S. economic growth. Will Mortgage Tax Relief Die In 2014? By Peter Miller, Contributor January 24, 2014 An important law which has eased the financial fall-out from the mortgage crisis has ended. Why Jumbo Mortgages Are So Cheap By Peter Miller, Contributor January 20, 2014 Jumbo mortgages — gigantic loans which historically have been much-more expensive than FHA, VA and conventional financing — are selling at a discount. Top Trends in Manhattan Luxury Condos By Candice Schaffer, Contributor January 20, 2014 There's a new breed of luxury condos on the market and standouts like Thirty Park Place, Mercedes House, and 432 Park are at the forefront of this wave of change. Unemployment Down: Is The Fed In Trouble? By Peter Miller, Contributor January 13, 2014 The latest news on the unemployment front is good for just about everyone: The government says 203,000 jobs were added to the economy in November and that the unemployment rate is down from 7.0 percent to 6.7 percent. What Does Your Mortgage Really Cost? By Peter Miller, Contributor January 10, 2014 The government has just come out with a new form designed to explain how much a mortgage really costs. Best Ski Resort Towns for Real Estate Investing By Daren Blomquist, RealtyTrac Vice President January 10, 2014 With the busyness and stress of the holidays over it may be time to get away from it all by going on a ski vacation in a snowy mountain resort town. Print Email

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