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Average 30-Year Mortgage Rate Dips to 4.13%

Rates drop the lowest level in four months

Freddie Mac’s Primary Mortgage Market Survey shows the average rates on fixed mortgages in the…

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Why Trying to Buy a Home Will Get Harder

The American Dream just got more complicated.

According to a recent Wall Street Journal report, the loan limits for some mortgages are…

By Sheiresa Ngo

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Report: Freddie Mac’s Housing Forecast for 2013 Looking Up

Housing continues positive trend

Property values are expected to rise into the next year and are likely to increase…

By Ashley R. Harris

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Freddie Mac and Fannie Mae Announce Eviction Moratorium for Holiday Season

Lending giants join in on holiday cheer

Two financial giants are giving consumers a break for the holidays.

By Ashley R. Harris

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What Fannie’s and Freddie’s Delisting Means for Investors, Homeowners

Future of government-run mortgage companies is in doubt

With embattled mortgage purchasers Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac announcing plans to delist Wednesday, investors…

By Renita Burns

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Rep. Frank: Abolish Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac

WASHINGTON (AP) — A top lawmaker on Capitol Hill is calling for the elimination of…

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Top Stock Picks of Some of BE’s Young Investors

See what the professional experts have to say about their picks

Confident in the market’s recovery, many young investors have ventured into stocks with a buy…

By Renita Burns

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Homeowners Urged to Refinance While Rates Low

Obama Highlights Savings for Individuals, Families

President Barack Obama hailed his administration’s efforts to help homeowners avoid foreclosure during a housing…

By Joyce Jones

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Government Announces New Loan Programs

Hopes modifications will help raise slumping GDP

To diminish the effect of a sluggish economy, the government announced two new programs today…

By Marcia Wade Talbert

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Don’t Get Caught in a Foreclosure Scam

Watch out for con artists looking to steal your equity

Thanks to today’s economic turmoil, sparked by an ongoing mortgage crisis, a record number of…

By Alfred Edmond, Jr.

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Factchecking the Candidates

During and after the one and only vice presidential debate the McCain-Palin and Obama-Biden campaigns…

By Deborah Creighton Skinner

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Government Takes Control of Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac

Bail-out will redistribute management to FHFA, Treasury, and Federal Reserve

The federal government yesterday took control of mortgage giants Freddie Mac and Fannie Mae in…

By Marcia Wade Talbert

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Market Fluctuation

Antsy investors, skittish banks belie a frenetic economy

Stock predictions for the first week in August do not seem too promising.

By Marcia Wade Talbert

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