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Proposal gives banks more leeway on mortgage bonds

WASHINGTON — Banks may be allowed to hold a smaller stake in the mortgage investments they sell if those loans are made to homebuyers with stronger finances. The Federal Deposit Insurance Corp., the Federal Reserve and other agencies on Wednesday ...

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Average U.S. rate on 30-year mortgage at 4.58 pct.

WASHINGTON — Average U.S. rates for fixed mortgages rose this week to their highest levels in two years, driven by heightened speculation that the Federal Reserve will slow its bond purchases later this year. Mortgage buyer Freddie Mac said Thursday ...

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Home sales hit 5.4M in July, highest since ’09

WASHINGTON — For the first time since 2009, previously occupied U.S. homes are selling at a pace associated with a healthy market. Sales jumped 6.5 percent in July to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 5.4 million, the National Association ...

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Real Estate Weekly – 8/16/13

Texas Roadhouse to open restaurant at SJPI business park in Frederick Texas Roadhouse, a Louisville, Ky.-based chain of casual-dining restaurants, restaurant has signed a ground lease with St. John Properties Inc. for a 2.25 acre pad site at Westview Business ...

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