Mortgage rates settle in, hovering around 3%

So far, bond markets are taking the prospect of Fed tapering of monthly purchases of $40B in mortgage-backed securities and $80B in Treasuries in stride   Mortgage rates were up slightly during the week ending May 20, as borrowers with e...

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What Shopping for Your Fantasy Home Says About You

There are days when I embark on an Internet search for a country house so deep and comprehensive that I am convinced the click-trackers at the online real-estate resource Zillow are truly worried about me. From my home in Los Angeles, I start l...

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