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The congressman thinks there could be an opportunity to push covered bond legislation through now that a standoff over the debt ceiling has been resolved.
Homeowners are less and less pushed to sell by market conditions, according to Seattle-based brokerage firm Redfin.
Amid a renewed focus on improving customer service and the overall borrowing experience, lenders surveyed by National Mortgage News indicate a strong interest in customer-relationship management software, but remain tepid about electronic signatures.
Home prices climbed in 87% of U.S. metropolitan areas in the third quarter, with gains nationwide slowing to a healthier pace, the National Association of Realtors said.
Rates on 30-year fixed-rate mortgages rose to the highest level since the end of July as a strong jobs report increased the likelihood that the Federal Reserve will boost borrowing costs for banks.
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