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Black Knight: Will 2016 end refinance demand?

Interest rates predicted to rise
Approximately 5.2 million borrowers could likely both qualify for and benefit from refinancing, but it’s possible that this number will be slashed in half by the end of the year. Could this be the end of refinance demand? Here's how 2016 might turn out.
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RealtyTrac: Mortgage lending rose 17% in first quarter

Low interest rates lead to big jump in refinances
Thanks in large part to the continually low interest rate, mortgage originations rose 17% year-over-year in the first quarter, according to a new report from RealtyTrac. Unsurprisingly, refinances led the way. Here's how it all broke down.
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Fannie Mae explains 6 ways to push borrowers to refi

Time is running out
The FHFA continues to drill into homeowners that the Home Affordable Refinance Program and the Home Affordable Modification Program are not scams. To help push borrowers along, Robert Koller, director of credit risk management with Fannie Mae, gave six quick facts that could make all the difference to getting people to refinance.
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