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January 15, 2015

Charlotte homes see drop in negative equity

Charlotte NC equity drop

Charlotte homes see drop in negative equity Courtesy of the Mecklenburg TIMES By: Roberta Fuchs January 13, 2015 The number of the Charlotte area’s mortgaged homes with negative equity fell to 6.8 percent in the third quarter of 2014 from 8.4 percent in third quarter 2013, according to CoreLogic.   The third-quarter 2014 figure rose slightly, however, […]

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November 24, 2014

Mortgage Applications Week-To-Week Leaps 12 Percent

Mortgage Applications Week-To-Week Leaps 12 Percent

The number of mortgage applications surprisingly increased even with the relatively quiet week for interest rates. According to the Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA), the total number of mortgage applications increased 4.9 percent week-to-week for the week ending November 14, which was mostly brought about by home buying applications. Though refinance applications only increased one percent […]

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November 12, 2014

Boost In Job Growth Helps In Housing Recovery

Boost In Job Growth Helps In Housing Recovery

According to the research recently released by Trulia, despite the weak cycle between the housing and labor market, the latter has been helping boost the housing recovery. Based on the October report, the percentage (76.2 percent) of 25 to 34-year-old employed individuals is still below the pre-housing bubble rate (78 to 80 percent) but remains to […]

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