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Melody Simmons’ real estate notebook

The Strata Group this week formed a foreclosure unit that will specialize in “all aspects of transforming bank-owned properties into assets for homebuyers and investors in Central Maryland.” The group will offer comprehensive services to entities that control foreclosed properties, ...

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Robert Nusgart: Home prices, rates, loan limits moving lower

This week we learned that mortgage rates are moving lower, housing prices nationally are moving lower and FHA loan limits are gearing to move lower. So all mixed together, what does it mean as we head into summer? Obviously, low ...

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Fixed mortgage rates drops for 7th straight week

WASHINGTON — Fixed mortgage rates slid for the seventh consecutive week, but the lowest rates of the year have done little to lift the struggling housing market. Freddie Mac says the average rate on the 30-year loan fell to 4.55 ...

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Rate on 30-year fixed mortgage rises to 4.86 pct.

NEW YORK — Fixed mortgage rates rose slightly this week, but the average rate on the 30-year loan remained below 5 percent. Freddie Mac says the average rate on the 30-year fixed mortgage rose to 4.86 percent from 4.81 percent ...

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Longtime home listings look to try again in spring

Spring can be an exciting time for homeowners ready to sell. But not so much when your home has lingered on the market through multiple spring selling seasons. Years of listings, open houses and showings without offers are weighing on ...

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