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Should Homebuilders Fear Higher Rates?

Here’s whey borrowers won’t disappear if rates rise 1%

Trulia chief economist Jed Kolko: higher rates won’t derail housing

Data to support why housing can survive a higher rate market.

MBA Head David Stevens on rate spike, mortgage interest deduction

CNBC interview. When the mortgage industry’s frontman in Washington talks taxation, take note.

Mortgage rates could rise to 5% at least: BAML

Rates are already up 1.25% this year to 4.5%. And it could get worse.

Friday Funk: You Gots To Chill

A triple shot of funk to chill you out after a particularly funky market week.

Originations: Higher Rates Killing Recovery?

Originations linkfest on housing and rate markets. Higher rate impact on economy, Silicon Valley real estate update, more.

Bernanke On Higher Mortgage Rates

Bernanke thinks higher rates are ok. And lots of other important notes from his press conference.

Homebuilder Confidence Spike In Context: 1985-PRESENT

Homebuilder confidence hit a big post-crisis milestone today.

Father’s Day Imperial Walker

Happy Father’s Day to all you dads out there. Have a great day…

Friday Funk: Hold It Down

Will the Fed hold it down for longer? And if not, will the market go into a funk? Ponder with this song.

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