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Why Don’t More Consumers With Elevated Rates Refinance?

July 15, 2016 by Zelman & Associates

In its most recent weekly survey of mortgage rates, Freddie Mac reported that the national average for a 30-year fixed-rate product was approximately 3.40%, only 10 basis points higher than the historical low posted in late 2012 dating back ...

First Single-Family REIT Refinance Highlights Asset Appreciation

July 15, 2016 by Zelman & Associates

Progress Residential is a single-family REIT that owned approximately 17,000 homes as of 1Q16, making it the fourth largest in the country behind Invitation Homes (~48,000), American Homes 4 Rent (~48,000) and Colony Starwood Homes (~32,000) ...