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Freddie Mac: Mortgage rates stay low heading into holiday Mortgage rates. the New Years holiday closing down markets for a day and a half, and kids out of school, market participation will remain light for the rest of this week. We’ve now seen enough.Freddie Mac: Mortgage rates fall to year’s lows Earlier this week zillow reported that mortgage rates once again hit all-time lows. Zillow found the average rate on a 30 year fixed rate mortgage to be 4.07 percent. Freddie Mac’s mortgage rate survey (released yesterday) echoes these findings, although Freddie found the average rate to be 4.17 percent on a 30 year fixed mortgage.

Housing Share of GDP Expands By David Logan on June 28, 2016 (). With the release of the final estimates of first quarter 2016 GDP growth (revised up two-tenths to a 1.1% growth rate), housing’s share of gross domestic product (GDP) ticked up slightly to 15.4%.

White House's Larry Kudlow on slowing GDP growth: This hasn't been easy with seven rate hikes “Trade remains a downside risk to growth as a strong dollar is likely to contribute to a. challenging conditions in the housing market. The ESR Group forecasts that 2019’s full-year growth will.

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New home sales rebound 25% in February Appeals court revives class-action suit against Nationstar for redundant flood insurance The district court tossed the case. So does the Appeals Court, but only after making some interesting findings. (via Orin Kerr/Volokh Conspiracy) First, the court rules that the government’s use of smart meters to retrieve information about electric usage is actually a search under the Fourth Amendment.Rep: Here’s why Dodd-Frank needs to be rolled back That the banks have just about succeeded in strangling Dodd-Frank. But when it comes to rolling back reforms like Dodd-Frank, winning isn't everything.. (One congressman who sits on the Financial Services Committee.Sales of new U.S. homes climbed 4.9 percent in February, an indication that falling mortgage rates have given a boost to demand from buyers. The Commerce Department said Friday that new homes sold at a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 667,000 in February, an increase from an upwardly revised 636,000 in January.