CAR Market Matters

Talking Points Total mortgage applications fell 3.1 percent for the week, according to the Mortgage Bankers Association's seasonally adjusted report. Applications to refinance a home fell 8 percent for the week, marking the lowest level since January. They were down...

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Your C.A.R. Ballot Initiative Petition Gathering Rules

Dear REALTOR®, The California Association of REALTORS® are embarking on an historic effort to increase homeownership opportunities, one that we know REALTORS® can feel good about supporting. C.A.R. is going to qualify an initiative for the November 2018 ballot which...

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CAR Market Matters

Talking Points The average rate on the 30-year, fixed-rate mortgage went up one basis point, the 15-year fixed rose two basis points, and the 5/1 ARM dropped one basis point, according to a NerdWallet survey of daily mortgage rates published by national lenders...

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Realegal Upate

Affordable Housing Fund Document Recording Fee With keen awareness of California's shortage of affordable housing, the legislature passed more than 20 bills related to housing in this year’s session. Chief among these laws is Senate Bill 2.  This law provides a...

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CAR Market Matters

Talking Points Total mortgage application volume rose by 3.1 percent for the week, according to the Mortgage Bankers Association's seasonally adjusted report. Volume is sitting at 8.5 percent below a year ago Refinancing volumes jumped 6 percent for the week, the...

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