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Home Run for New Home Sales?

Posted on February 24, 2017

THE COLLINGWOOD GROUP NEWS BRIEFING Everything YOU need to know to stay ahead of your competitors February 24, 2017 TGIF! Home Run for New Home Sales?  We’re just hours away from January’s New Home Sales numbers (10AM ET), and with spring training and the all important spring home-selling season near, we ask will it be […]

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Existing #Home Sales Thru the Roof to Decade High

Posted on February 23, 2017

THE COLLINGWOOD GROUP NEWS BRIEFING Everything YOU need to know to stay ahead of your competitors February 23, 2017 Existing #Home Sales Thru the Roof to Decade High Home resales surged to a 10-year high in January as buyers shrugged of higher prices and mortgage rates, a sign of growing confidence in the economy. The […]

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#Housing Recover Has Legs & Big Loss for Fannie/Freddie Shareholders

Posted on February 22, 2017

  THE COLLINGWOOD GROUP NEWS BRIEFING Everything YOU need to know to stay ahead of your competitors February 22, 2017 More proof the housing recovery still has room to grow: Home Depot’s fourth-quarter sales and earnings soared. The chain has benefited from a stronger economy and rising housing values, which have encouraged shoppers to invest […]

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#Mortgage Rates Set to Jump – What Now?

Posted on February 21, 2017

THE COLLINGWOOD GROUP NEWS BRIEFING Everything YOU need to know to stay ahead of your competitors February 21, 2017 Mortgage Rates Set to Jump – What Now? #Mortgage Rates are projected to rise to 5.5% in by 2019 according to Goldman Sachs. The Collingwood Group Chairman Tim Rood dissects the problems and solutions to this […]

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@FreddieMac Profit Doubles — Now Those $$$ Go to U.S. Treasury

Posted on February 17, 2017

THE COLLINGWOOD GROUP NEWS BRIEFING Everything YOU need to know to stay ahead of your competitors February 17, 2017 >TGIF, ahead of a long Presidents’ Day Weekend for many of us. Here’s what’s happening: @FreddieMac Profit Doubles — Now Those $$$ Go to U.S. Treasury  Fannie Mae, will report its fourth-quarter results this morning after […]

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#Mortgage Delinquencies Through the Roof

Posted on February 16, 2017

THE COLLINGWOOD GROUP NEWS BRIEFING Everything YOU need to know to stay ahead of your competitors February 16, 2017 Mortgage Delinquencies Through the Roof Federal Housing Administration mortgage delinquencies jumped in the fourth quarter for the first time in over a decade. The Mortgage Bankers Association reports the delinquency rate increased to 9.02 percent  from […]

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Low #Mortgage Rate Party Over? & Reforming @FannieMae, @FreddieMac

Posted on February 15, 2017

THE COLLINGWOOD GROUP NEWS BRIEFING Everything YOU need to know to stay ahead of your competitors February 15, 2017 Low Mortgage Rate Party Over? & Reforming Fannie and Freddie Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen signaled a rise in interest rates ahead at the Fed’s March meeting as she spoke to the Senate Banking Committee, her […]

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Happy #Valentine’sDay: Why #Housing is at the HEART of Your Economic Future

Posted on February 14, 2017

THE COLLINGWOOD GROUP NEWS BRIEFING Everything YOU need to know to stay ahead of your competitors February 14, 2017 Happy Valentine’s Day: Why Housing is at the HEART of Your Economic Future Americans are expected to spend a little less on roses, chocolates and dinner this Valentine’s Day. National surveys shows on average we will spend […]

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How to do Away with Your #Mortgage: #House Sitting

Posted on February 13, 2017

THE COLLINGWOOD GROUP NEWS BRIEFING Everything YOU need to know to stay ahead of your competitors February 13, 2017 How to do Away with Your #Mortgage: #House Sitting David and Kathy Cutts traded their $2,800-a-month Lake Tahoe rental for serial house-sitting gigs when they retired a year ago, preferring instead to live rent-free around the […]

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#Home Prices Through the Roof — Hit New Highs

Posted on February 10, 2017

THE COLLINGWOOD GROUP NEWS BRIEFING Everything YOU need to know to stay ahead of your competitors February 10, 2017 #Home Prices Through the Roof — Hit New Highs A lack of inventory of houses for sale is forcing home prices to new highs. Median single-family home price hit $240,900 in the third quarter, up 5.2% […]

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