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Tag Archives: Robert Nusgart

Nusgart: Market’s biggest impediment is confidence

The election is over. The Federal Reserve has met. And Friday, the employment report for November is being released. So, how have the mortgage markets responded? After some breath-holding, it was apparent that it was business as usual, with rates ...

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Commentary: Roadblock to refinancing should be removed

The refinance index released by the Mortgage Bankers Association last week jumped to its highest level in almost two months as mortgage rates continued to dip to some of the lowest levels in the last 50 years. Even homeowners who ...

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Banks, gov’t. should address second liens

For anyone who thinks that the nation’s housing mess is getting better, think again. Yes, sales in the area are moving in a positive direction, and the decline in home values — although still a significant problem — is not ...

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As deadlines near, make refinancing decision 

A couple of deadlines are beginning to creep up on home buyers and those who are thinking about refinancing, while another deadline got an extension from the federal government. The two benchmark dates that are fast approaching are March 31 ...

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