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Hawaii Leads Nation with Highest Average Closed Home Loan Amount According to LendingTree.com

Charlotte, NC - December 29, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- With mortgage rates continuing to be near record lows, LendingTree.com, the nation’s leading online lender exchange and personal finance resource, today released data highlighting the average loan amount on residential real estate purchases for all 50 states and Washington D.C. for the year. Hawaii, by far, leads the nation with an average home loan amount of $677,299, followed by Washington D.C. at $393,453, New Jersey at $344,240 and New York at $340,124. The states with the lowest average home loan amounts are Mississippi at $137,182 and Nebraska at $137,515. The national average for a home loan is $222,261.

It Now Takes More Time to Close a Loan; LendingTree Highlights Five Documents That...

Charlotte, NC - December 14, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- With new regulations and policies affecting the mortgage industry and increased closing timelines for loans , LendingTree.com, the nation’s leading online lender exchange and personal finance resource, today released a list of the top five documents prospective borrowers should have before entering the loan process.

New Jersey Leads Nation in Highest Average Mortgage Down Payment According to LendingTree.com

Charlotte, NC - December 8, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- With the housing market continuing to struggle and fewer consumers being able to purchase a new home or apartment, LendingTree.com, the nation’s leading online lender exchange and personal financ...

LendingTree Weekly Mortgage Rate Pulse Reports that Fed Holding Rate Near Zero and Global...

CHARLOTTE, NC - November 2, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- Average mortgage rates decreased across the board week-over-week according to the LendingTree Weekly Mortgage Rate Pulse, which tracks the lowest and average mortgage rates offered by lenders on the LendingTree network.

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Investec Announces Acquisition of The Esplanade Shopping Center in Oxnard

Investec Real Estate Companies, specializing in the acquisition, development, management and leasing of retail properties in California, is pleased to announce its newest acquisition, The Esplanade Shopping Center in Oxnard, California. The 356,864-­­ square-foot shopping center is anchored by Dick’s Sporting Goods

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Ginnie Mae MBS Outstanding Increases to $2.033 Trillion

Ginnie Mae today announced that issuance of its mortgage-backed securities (MBS) totaled $33.668 billion in November. A breakdown of November issuance includes $32.192 billion of Ginnie Mae II MBS and $1.476 billion of Ginnie Mae I MBS, which includes $1.316 billion of loans for multifamily housing.