Coos Bay Properties

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Name: Coos Bay Properties
Date registered: March 1, 2011

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  1. Mortgage Rates Fall From Last Week — February 6, 2014
  2. Mortgage Costs Fall — February 5, 2014
  3. Report Suggests It’s A Great Time To Flip Houses — February 4, 2014
  4. Home Equity Among Seniors Rises — February 3, 2014
  5. Foreclosure Sales Hit Three Year High — January 31, 2014

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Mortgage Rates Fall From Last Week


Mortgage rates fell this week from last week as new housing data was revealed. The 30-year fixed-rate mortgage averaged approximately 4.23%, down 0.10% from the previous week. The 15-year fixed-rate mortgage averaged 3.33%, down from 3.4% that was reported last week. The vice president and chief economist at Freddie Mac, Frank Nothaft said, “mortgage rates …

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Mortgage Costs Fall


Mortgages costs fell this week, and according to data from Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac, and Ginne Mae, it could be due to a recent increase in agency mortgage bonds last week. Experts say that bond values are ascending due to the falling long-term Treasury rates, helping the cost of mortgages to decline. Sterne Agee analyst, …

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Report Suggests It’s A Great Time To Flip Houses


House flipping jumped last year, averaging a 16% increase from 2012, and a significant 114% jump from 2011 according to RealtyTrac’s year-end 2013 Home Flipping Report. Last year 156,862 homes were purchased, flipped and sold within a six month time frame. Data shows that the average house flipping gross profit in 2013 was approximately $58,081, …

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Home Equity Among Seniors Rises


According to new data released by the National Reverse Mortgage Lenders Association and Riskspan, home equity among seniors has improved over the last few years, and hit a five-year high in the third quarter of last year. Total home equity among seniors jumped 3.4%, averaging $3.46 trillion and increasing 165.7 points on the NRMLA/Riskspan Reverse …

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Foreclosure Sales Hit Three Year High


Foreclosure sales and short sales made up approximately 16.2% of residential sales in the United States last year, according to RealtyTrac’s 2013 U.S. Residential and Foreclosure Sales Report. That percentage is up 14.5% from 2012, and up 15.2% from what was reported in 2011. Foreclosure activity has been decreasing, falling to a seven-year low last …

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ARMs Gain In Popularity


According to the 30th annual ARM Survey released by Freddie Mac, ARM initial-period rates have jumped from the previous year but are still considered historically low. Adjustable-rate mortgages have grown more popular as rates on 30-year fixed-rate mortgages have become higher. The Vice President of Freddie Mac, Frank Nothaft said, “homebuyers have preferred fixed-rate mortgages …

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