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The 10 factors that affect your mortgage rate (and what to do about them)

Knowing what factors affect your mortgage rate will save you money You see mortgage rates advertised on television, hear commercials on the radio, and view mortgage rate sheets at real estate offices. You can compare these advertised rates when choosing a lender, but it’s unlikely that they’re realistic or accurate. …

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Housing inventory takes a steep dive, especially on lower-priced homes

Housing inventory remains strapped For-sale housing inventory is still painfully low. According to new data, it dropped 6.4 percent over the year, hitting its lowest point in six years. Verify your new rate (Oct 28th, 2019) For-sale housing inventory falls According to a report from Zillow, for-sale housing inventory slid …

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How Mortgage Rates Connect To The Fed Funds Rate

Mortgage rates & the fed funds rate The Federal Reserve’s Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) adjourns from a scheduled two-day meeting Wednesday afternoon. According to CME Group’s FedWatch tool, there’s a 94% probability the Fed will cut rates by another 0.25% — despite having just cut rates in September. The meeting’s …

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Mortgage rates today, October 28, 2019, plus lock recommendations

What’s driving mortgage rates today? Average mortgage rates inched up on Friday, in line with our prediction. But they closed that day only a tiny bit (1 basis point, which is one-hundredth of one percentage point) higher than they did on the previous Friday. Luckily, those rates are still within …

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US Bank Mortgage Lender Review for [current_year]

Overview With a history going back more than 150 years, Minnesota-based US Bank is a major player in financial services. Indeed, it claims to be the fifth-largest bank in the country. And when it comes to mortgages, US Bank was the eighth biggest lender by volume in 2017, when it …

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How to beat rising mortgage rates in today’s market

Mortgage rates are on the rise. Should you be worried? Mortgage rates have gone up, up, and up in recent weeks. Some borrowers have shifted into panic mode. They worry that they’ll be frozen out of the housing market or won’t be able to refinance. This reaction from borrowers is …

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Aker Targets Low Carbon and Renewables Growth  | Rigzone

Rigzone Staff | Thursday, October 24, 2019 Aker Solutions aims to generate almost half of its revenue from renewable and distinct low carbon solutions by 2030. Aker Solutions revealed Wednesday that it aims to generate almost half of its revenue from renewable and distinct low carbon solutions by 2030. The …

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Oil Market Bulls Regroup  | Rigzone

by  Bloomberg | Carlos Caminada and Catherine Ngai | Monday, October 28, 2019 Oil bulls are rebuilding their positions, but it will probably take some major news to shake the market out of its current mood and trigger a sustained rally. (Bloomberg) — Oil bulls are rebuilding their positions, but …

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