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interest_alexandrgordeev_450realtor.com - The moribund mortgage market suddenly sprang back to life last week after a drop in interest rates to levels not seen in almost two years sent borrowers rushing to lock in cheaper loans.

Mortgage applications rose a seasonally adjusted 49% in the week ended Jan. 9 from the previous week and 30% from a year ago, according to data from the Mortgage Bankers Association. Application volume touched its highest level since August 2013, with most of the increase driven by borrowers seeking to refinance.

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house_nikolaichuk_450realtor.com - A short sale can be the best option for some home sellers: If they can sell their property, they’ll avoid foreclosure. If you’re the buyer, your prospective may be different. Making an offer on a short sale is different from making a standard offer and there are a few pitfalls you’ll have to navigate.

While you can get a great deal, you’ll increase your odds of getting an approval if you know what to expect.

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houseinhand_voronin_450zillow.com - Your home is listed for sale but you aren’t getting showings, let alone offers. It’s been six weeks and even though you’ve listed your home with an agent and put the sign on the front lawn, you aren’t seeing any action on your home. Meanwhile, all you hear is that the real estate market is back. It’s now a seller’s market and homes are selling quickly with multiple offers. So why isn’t your home feeling the love?

To better understand this, it helps to take a step back and look at how you came to the decision to list your home for sale in the first place. In good markets, when a home is priced right and shows well, it should see positive action within four weeks. If not, something’s wrong.

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houseonmoney__voronin76_450money.cnn.com - Homeowners sold 5 million homes in 2013, a rebound year for the industry that marked the highest level of sales since the housing boom year of 2006.

The report from the National Association of Realtors showed that there were 5.1 million previously owned homes sold in the year, up 9.2% from 2012 and up nearly 20% from 2011.

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interest__max5128_450realtor.com - As we rang in the New Year, the 30-year fixed average inched up for the third consecutive week, going above the 4.5 percent threshold for the first time since mid-September. Previously at 4.48 percent, the average rate on a 30-year loan is now trending at 4.53 percent, according to the latest survey from mortgage buyer Freddie Mac. The current rate reflects an increase of 1.19 percentage points from where it stood a year ago, at 3.34 percent.

The average on a 15-year fixed-rate mortgage also saw a slight uptick, climbing from 3.52 percent to 3.55 percent over the last week. A year ago, it averaged 2.64 percent. Similarly to the 30-year fixed-rate average, the average on the 15-year fixed-rate loan stayed consistently below the 3.5 percent

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interest__max5128_450Mortgage rates in the U.S. saw a tiny increase this week, but most popular loans remain under 4.5 percent as 2013 comes to a close.

The average rate on a 30-year fixed mortgage inched upward to 4.48 percent, according to the latest survey from mortgage buyer Freddie Mac. Last week, the 30-year fixed average was at 4.47 percent. However, at this time last year, the average was at 3.35 percent – an increase of 1.13 percent year-over-year.

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interest__max5128_450zillow.com - Mortgage rates for 30-year fixed mortgages rose this week, with the current rate borrowers were quoted on Zillow Mortgage Marketplace at 4.26 percent, up slightly from 4.25 percent at this same time last week.

The 30-year fixed mortgage rate spiked to 4.33 percent on Wednesday and hovered between 4.32 and 4.34 percent for the majority of the week before dropping to the current rate this morning.

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