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Rural Mortgage Activity Declines

[imgcontainer] [img:RURAL_MORTGAGE_ACTIVITY_DECLINES_bar_chart.jpg] The number of housing loans originating in rural areas dropped from 2012 to 2013 and is well below pre-recession levels. Loans for purchase of homes grew slightly from 2012 to 2013, but refinance loans dropped during the period.[/imgcontainer] Rural mortgage markets continue to struggle in the aftermath of the national housing crisis. The […]