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The Dual Headwinds of the Mortgage Market

While weaker affordability has been the focus of the housing market in the first half of 2018, according to Freddie Mac, these factors are likely to keep total mortgage loan originations slightly down this year.

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Consumer Housing Optimism Could Mean Healthier Purchase Market

Consumer attitudes toward the current condition of the home selling market and future home rental prices may launch purchase activity forward for the rest of 2015, according to Fannie Mae’s June 2015 National Housing Survey. Optimism among consumers about the housing market has reached new survey highs and strong job and income growth are making consumers appear more favorable in the selling market, indicating a possible increase in the existing home supply.

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