Greater credit availability, low mortgage rates and lower FHA mortgage insurance premiums all point to 2015 as being a year of great opportunity in the housing market, says Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Secretary Julian Castro. Watch Castro’s interview on CNN in the story, “2015: The year to buy a house.

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