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Refinancing Increases as Rates Fall Last Week   Full Article
Washington, DC, Oct. 22, 2014 -- Mortgage applications increased 11.6% last week from the previous week, according to the Mortgage Bankers Association.

Falling Gasoline Prices Keep Inflation Tame   Full Article
Washington, DC, Oct. 22, 2014 -- Falling gasoline prices kept inflation muted again in September, the Labor Department said.

Interface Redeems Senior Notes Early   Full Article
Atlanta, GA, Oct. 22, 2014 -- Interface said it decided to to redeem the remaining $220 million in aggregate principal amount of its 7 5/8% senior notes due 2018.

Existing Home Sales Rise in September   Full Article
Washington, DC, Oct. 21, 2014 -- Home resales rose 2.4% in September to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 5.17 million, according to the National Association of Realtors.

Tile Industry Show Total Solutions Starts Saturday   Full Article
San Antonio, TX, Oct. 21, 2014 -- Ceramic tile industry Total Solutions Plus is set for Oct. 25-28 in San Antonio.

FHFA Director Seeks To Streamline Rules   Full Article
Washington, DC, Oct. 21, 2014 -- The Federal Housing Finance Agency plans to make reforms that could help increase mortgage credit availability.

Tarkett Reports Softer Third Quarter Sales   Full Article
Paris, France, Oct. 20, 2014 -- Tarkett reported third quarter net sales of 731.2 million euros, a decrease of 3.3% from a year ago.

Tile Partners for Humanity Gets Huge Donation   Full Article
East Canton, OH, Oct. 20, 2014 -- Tile Partners for Humanity has coordinated the donation of six truckloads of flooring from the David Allen Company, an installer of tile, marble, granite and terrazzo.

Thieves Pose as Flooring Salesmen   Full Article
Henrico, VA, Oct. 20, 2014 -- Police said two thieves posed as flooring salesmen to gain access to the home of an elderly resident and steal jewelry and money, according to the Richmond Times-Dispatch.

Largest Mortgage Lenders Seeing Little Growth   Full Article
New York, NY, Oct. 14, 2014 -- The two largest mortgage lenders are seeing little growth in that part of their business.