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Erik J. Martin
- 4 min read

It’s easier to get a mortgage than you think

Renters stay renters often because they overestimate the difficulty of qualifying for a mortgage. Many are surprised that they can buy a home immediately.

Aly J. Yale
- 2 min read

Bidding wars are down, but will the trend continue?

The number of bidding wars just keeps slipping — but those days might be numbered. According to new data, just 12 percent of buyers faced a bidding war last month — marking a 52 percent drop from a year earlier. But will the trend continue? Experts don’t expect so.

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Mortgage Rates Today July 17, 2019

Mortgage rates today are driven by movements in financial markets worldwide. When the economy heats up, bond price drop, and rates increase. When the economy pulls back, interest rates tend to fall.

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