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Breaking News: Fannie and Freddie formally announce 3% Down Programs

December 9, 2014 10:21 am

Breaking News: Fannie and Freddie formally announce 3% Down Programs | Keeping Current Matters Yesterday, HousingWire reported that both Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac formally announced their 3% down options on home purchases. Fannie Mae’s plan will be effective December 13, 2014 while the Freddie Mac plan will be available March 23, 2015.

Rent Increases Expected to Continue through 2015

December 8, 2014 10:21 am

Rent Increases Expected to Continue through 2015 | Keeping Current Matters CNBC’s Diana Olick recently reported that rents in the residential housing sector continued to rise in 2014. She interviewed Jed Kolko, Chief Economist at Trulia, who revealed:
"Rents are rising because of strong demand that supply hasn't kept up with. Nearly all the new households are renters, and young people moving out of their parents' homes will keep fueling rental demand."

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December 6, 2014 10:21 am

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7 Graphs that Prove the Real Estate Market is Back! [INFOGRAPHIC]

December 5, 2014 10:21 am

7 Graphs that prove the Real Estate Market is Back! | Keeping Current Matters

Will an Increase in Interest Rates Crush Home Prices?

December 4, 2014 10:21 am

Will an Increase in Interest Rates Crush Home Prices? | Keeping Current Matters There are some who are calling for a substantial drop in home prices should mortgage interest rates begin to rise rapidly. Intuitively that makes sense. The cost of a home is determined by the price of the home and the price of financing that home. If mortgage interest rates increase, less people will be able to buy. The logic says prices will fall if demand decreases.