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Upswing In April 2013 Jobs Report Signals Good News For Real Estate

The Bureau of Labor Statistics released its monthly Non-farm Payrolls and National Unemployment Rate for April last Friday. These two reports are collectively called the Jobs Report.

165,000 jobs were added in April, while the unemployment rate dropped from 7.60 percent in March to 7.50 percent in April. Continue reading

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Mortgage Rate Risk Ahead Of Friday Morning’s Jobs Report

Friday morning, the Bureau of Labor Statistics will release its Non-Farm Payrolls report. If you’re actively shopping for a mortgage, today may be a prudent day to lock a mortgage. Continue reading

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Jobs Report Due Friday; Mortgage Rates Expected To Change

If you’re out shopping for a home this week, or trying to lock a mortgage rate, with Friday comes home affordability risk. Consider locking your mortgage rate today. Continue reading

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Mortgage Rates Expected To Rise On A Strong Job Report

When jobs come back, analysts say, so does the economy. That should push mortgage rates higher. Continue reading

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