June 21, 2012

Daily Housing News Round-Up

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Photo Courtesy of MoveBuilder.com

Bloomberg Businessweek, U.S. house prices rise in April for a third month. Prices jumped 3 percent from a year earlier, the largest increase since Nov 06, FHFA.

The average rate on a 30-year fixed mortgage fell this week to a record low for the seventh time in eight weeks, USA Today.

HUD and Illinois Department of Human Rights join to fight LGBT housing discrimination.

MSN publishes, housing market recovery on track, despite the bumps.

The Washington Post reports $2.9 million grant helps D.C. remove lead paint from low-income households.

Mortgage-debt forgiveness is good for borrowers and lenders alike.

According to Associated Press, low rates on mortgages could provide some help to the economy if more people refinance.

And, New Jersey foreclosed homes may become affordable housing options.

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