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July 31, 2015

This Week's Housing Headlines

Housing Headlines Tablet

Read some of the key articles related to the mortgage market, housing, and the broader economy.

"Kenneth Harney: Pricing, presentation of house key to quick sale" (Columbus Dispatch, July 26)

"Uh-oh: Interest-only mortgages are back" (USA Today, July 26)

"Freddie Mac revives cash securitization with new product" (, July 27)

"New construction lending mantra: Be conservative" (National Mortgage News, July 27)

"Home prices in 20 U.S. cities climbed at slower pace in May" (Bloomberg, July 28)

"Homeownership rate drops to 48-year low" (HousingWire, July 28)

"Are home prices again breaking records? Not really" (Wall Street Journal, July 28)

"Housing Policy Council: G-fee is a tax on homebuyers, refinancers" (HousingWire, July 29)

"US pending home sales slip unexpectedly" (Financial Times, July 29)

"72% of struggling borrowers rejected from federal mortgage-assistance program" (MarketWatch, July 30)

"Mortgage rates fall for second week in a row" (Washington Post, July 30)

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