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by Bill Bodnar, on January 17, 2020 at 10:59 AM

Mortgage Market Guide's recap of what happened this week and why. This past week home loan rates showed incredible resilience and remained right near three-year lows, despite an avalanche of …

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by Bill Bodnar, on January 10, 2020 at 12:34 PM

Mortgage Market Guide's recap of what happened this week and why. There are three reasons why rates ticked up to finish the week: 1) de-escalation of U.S. and Iran, 2) …

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by Bill Bodnar, on January 3, 2020 at 11:00 AM

Mortgage Market Guide's recap of what happened this week and why. 2020 begins the new year right where it left off in 2019 ... higher Stock prices, low yields, and …

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by Bill Bodnar, on December 20, 2019 at 10:29 AM

Mortgage Market Guide's recap of what happened this week and why. This past week the Goldilocks economy was reinforced as strong consumer spending and ultra-low unemployment continue to drive economic …

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by Bill Bodnar, on December 10, 2019 at 2:07 PM

There are rumors our Fed is considering an idea to abandon its present 2% target rate for inflation in favor of a floating target where inflation would be allowed to …

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by Bill Bodnar, on December 6, 2019 at 11:36 AM

Mortgage Market Guide's recap of what happened this week and why. This week I want to take some time to discuss the volatile yet sideways trend in pricing and rates …

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by Bill Bodnar, on December 3, 2019 at 2:54 PM

Get timely videos on hot market news from Mortgage Market Guide. I want to take a couple of minutes to discuss two important stories for mortgage and housing. The first …

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by Bill Bodnar, on November 22, 2019 at 10:05 AM

Mortgage Market Guide's recap of what happened this week and why. This week we provide good news to share with your partners and customers: Three Reasons Why Housing Will Continue …

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by Bill Bodnar, on November 19, 2019 at 12:59 PM

Get timely videos on hot market news from Mortgage Market Guide. The good news continues to roll in. Today, we discuss the October Housing Starts and Permits report and the …

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