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Lagarde sees strong rebound for EU economy in second half, expects U.S. to meet inflation goal soon

Despite a difficult struggle against the Covid-19 pandemic, the EU will hit its economic stride later this year, Lagarde told CNBC on Friday….(read more) Forward this article via email:  Send a copy of this story to someone you know that may want to read it. Around The Web

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Mortgage Rates Start Strong But End Higher

Mortgage rates have had a great couple of weeks after jumping to multi-month highs at the beginning of January. By yesterday, they’d made it almost all the way back to their best recent levels. The same was true this morning, but things have changed since then. The bond market (which dictates rates) had its worst […]

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Forbearances Decrease by 4%; CFPB Goes After VA Lenders; Strong Case For Locking a Rate

The number of homeowners with mortgages in COVID-19 related forbearance plans dropped during the week ended September 1 after several weeks when there was little change. Black Knight said its weekly survey found 147,000 fewer borrowers in plans than the previous week, a decline of about 4 percent. The company says last week’s decrease means […]

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One Together: Building Strong Inclusive Communities (What’s It Going to Take)

Join NAR 2020 President, CAR CEO Michelle Mills Clement and one of the nation’s most preeminent scholars, Dr. Eddie Glaude of Princeton University, as they discuss challenges facing Chicago and cities across the country, and what everyone in the REALTORĀ® Family can do now. Recorded Tuesday, August 18, 2020 as part of Leadership Summit. www.nar.realtor – […]

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