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Brutal Week For Rates But There’s Hope (Hopefully)
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Rising rates have been on the menu for months, but the drama kicked into a higher gear this week. Maybe you heard about this? We've certainly been discussing it in recent newsletters ( especially last week's ). The rising rate narrative hit the mainstream this week as it was widely credited for doing damage to the stock market. Perhaps you even caught one of Thursday's many mortgage rate headlines citing the spike in Freddie Mac's weekly mortgage rate survey. Freddie reported a jump in 30yr fixed rates from 2.81 to 2.97, their biggest in nearly a year. Unfortunately, Freddie was low last week and they're WAY low this week. This is a common problem when things are this volatile. Although their survey is published on Thursdays, most of the responses are in by Monday. As such, their numbers didn
The 10 Worst States for Millennials
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Millennials in these states are struggling with unemployment, poverty and student loan debt.
Where you can go if you’re vaccinated: A country-by-country guide
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Editor’s note: This post has been updated with new information.  The time has finally come when COVID-19 vaccination programs in countries all over the world are in full swing. And there’s hope for a return of at least some aspects of pre-COVID-19 normalcy. As more of the world’s population gets vaccinated, travel could really make …
The 10 Worst Climate Disasters in U.S. History
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These are the costliest and devastating natural disasters on record.
Time to Wake Up To The New Mortgage Rate Reality
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There's no precedent for the winning streak enjoyed by mortgage rates in the 2nd half of 2020. We've never seen so many new record lows in the same year, and we never spent as much time at those lows (not even close). All of the above makes it easy to get lulled into a false sense of low-rate security, but it's time to wake up. Actually, the alarm has been going off for a while now. Previous posts pointed out the disconnect between the bond market and mortgage rates on multiple occasions in 2020. Near the end of the year, we warned against complacency in no unspecific terms . Following the Georgia senate election, we've been tracking a surge in bond market volatility based on the expectation that it would increasingly spill over to the mortgage rate world. ( Read More: 1/8/21: Have We Seen
Time to Wake Up To The New Mortgage Rate Reality
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There's no precedent for the winning streak enjoyed by mortgage rates in the 2nd half of 2020. We've never seen so many new record lows in the same year, and we never spent as much time at those lows (not even close). All of the above makes it easy to get lulled into a false sense of low-rate security, but it's time to wake up. Actually, the alarm has been going off for a while now. Previous posts pointed out the disconnect between the bond market and mortgage rates on multiple occasions in 2020. Near the end of the year, we warned against complacency in no unspecific terms . Following the Georgia senate election, we've been tracking a surge in bond market volatility based on the expectation that it would increasingly spill over to the mortgage rate world. ( Read More: 1/8/21: Have We Seen
Time to Wake Up To The New Mortgage Rate Reality
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There's no precedent for the winning streak enjoyed by mortgage rates in the 2nd half of 2020. We've never seen so many new record lows in the same year, and we never spent as much time at those lows (not even close). All of the above makes it easy to get lulled into a false sense of low-rate security, but it's time to wake up. Actually, the alarm has been going off for a while now. Previous posts pointed out the disconnect between the bond market and mortgage rates on multiple occasions in 2020. Near the end of the year, we warned against complacency in no unspecific terms . Following the Georgia senate election, we've been tracking a surge in bond market volatility based on the expectation that it would increasingly spill over to the mortgage rate world. ( Read More: 1/8/21: Have We Seen...(read more)

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Best Cities for Women in Tech – 2021 Edition
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The Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) says that computer and information technology jobs are expected to have grown by 11% from 2019 to 2029, adding 531,200 new jobs in cloud computing, big data storage and collection and information security. The … Continue reading →

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Here’s the Best Place to Play Bingo Online for Money
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Love playing games on your phone? Want to win money for it? Here's the best place to play bingo online for money.

This was originally published on The Penny Hoarder, which helps millions of readers worldwide earn and save money by sharing unique job opportunities, personal stories, freebies and more. The Inc. 5000 ranked The Penny Hoarder as the fastest-growing private media company in the U.S. in 2017.

Braves Shortstop Dansby Swanson Snags $1.6M Atlanta Estate, Sells Georgia Townhome
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The Braves' Dansby Swanson has purchased a new home base in Atlanta for $1.63 million. He also sold a condo in the city's Sandy Springs neighborhood in December.

The post Braves Shortstop Dansby Swanson Snags $1.6M Atlanta Estate, Sells Georgia Townhome appeared first on Real Estate News & Insights | realtor.com®.

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