The first quarter was marked by growing optimism about global growth, particularly with strong data pointing to a recovery in the United States. The stronger than expected growth increased speculation the U.S. Federal Reserve might scale back its aggressive stimulus earlier than planned. Mortgage rates increased .25% during the quarter but would have been much more if the Fed were not buying $40 billion of MBS on a monthly basis. The housing market is clearly on a path to recovery. The…
Mortgage applications moved slightly lower last week, as interest rates moved to the lowest averages since November, the Mortgage Bankers Association reports. In its seasonally adjusted index, the MBA reports that overall mortgage applications -- including those for refinancings and home purchases -- dropped slightly by 0.2 percent for the week ending Jan. 24.
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KIRKLAND, Wash. (Sept. 5, 2013) – Northwest Multiple Listing Service figures for August show brisk sales, escalating prices and some improvement in inventory, prompting one MLS director to declare, "What these numbers tell us loud and clear is that buyer demand in the Puget Sound region is still incredibly strong." In making that comment, OB Jacobi, president of Windermere Real Estate, noted the housing market tends to experience some slowing during Au
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We are very happy to welcome Amit Dwivedi to The Cascade Team Real Estate. Amit will be joining our East Lake Sammamish Branch working with Stan and Marisa. His work experience will enable him to expand his business and become a successful agent whose main focus is customer satisfaction!