Daily market update: Sept. 30, 2015

Our daily summary of market news, updated regularly with new tidbits

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We'll add more market news briefs throughout the day. Check back to read the latest. Freddie Mac's September 2015 Insights & Outlook: Home sales this year are expected to be the highest since 2007. Low mortgage rates and the decline in unemployment is boosting demand for homes. Freddie Mac has increased its estimate of 2015 mortgage originations to $1.53 trillion and 2016 originations to $1.40 trillion. Weekly mortgage rates: Powered by Powered by Yesterday's market news: CoreLogic's cash sales blog post: Cash sales comprised 31.3 percent of total home sales in June 2015, down from 33.9 percent year-over-year. Cash shares fell by 0.7 percentage points in June 2015 compared with May 2015. Prior to the great recession, cash sales share of total home sales averaged about 25 percent.'s advance read on market trends and hotness index: The national median list price...