Mortgage Rates

What’s Ahead For Mortgage Rates This Week – May 31, 2016
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What’s Ahead For Mortgage Rates This Week – May 31, 2016

Last week’s economic reports included new home sales, pending home sales along with weekly mortgage rates and new jobless claims.

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What’s Ahead For Mortgage Rates This Week – May 23, 2016
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What’s Ahead For Mortgage Rates This Week – May 23, 2016

Last week’s economic news included the NAHB Housing Market Index, reports on housing starts, building reports and existing home sales. Minutes of the Federal Reserve’s last FOMC meeting were also released.

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What’s Ahead For Mortgage Rates This Week – May 16, 2016
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What’s Ahead For Mortgage Rates This Week – May 16, 2016

Last week’s economic news included reports on retail sales and consumer sentiment along with weekly releases on new jobless claims and mortgage rates.

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What’s Ahead For Mortgage Rates This Week – May 9, 2016
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What’s Ahead For Mortgage Rates This Week – May 9, 2016

Mortgage rates fell across the board last week according to Freddie Mac’s Primary Mortgage Market Survey. Other economic news included reports on construction spending, public and private sector employment and national unemployment.

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What’s Ahead For Mortgage Rates This Week – May 2, 2016
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What’s Ahead For Mortgage Rates This Week – May 2, 2016

Last week’s economic news included Case-Shiller Home Price Indices, along with new and pending home sales readings. The Federal Open Market Committee of the Federal Reserve met analyst’s expectations and did not raise the target federal funds rate, which remains at 0.25 to 0.50 percent. Freddie Mac’s mortgage rates survey and the Labor Department’s weekly jobless claims report were also released.

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What’s Ahead For Mortgage Rates This Week – April 25, 2016
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What’s Ahead For Mortgage Rates This Week – April 25, 2016

Last week’s economic releases included Existing Home Sales, Commerce Department Releases on Housing Starts and Building Permits and the National Association of Home Builders/Wells Fargo Housing Market Index. Mortgage rates and new jobless claims were released according to their weekly schedule.

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3 Reasons Why the Lowest Mortgage Interest Rate Isn’t Always Your Best Option
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3 Reasons Why the Lowest Mortgage Interest Rate Isn’t Always Your Best Option

One of the more common methods that home loan applicants use to find the best loan program available is to compare interest rates, but choosing the lowest rate possible is not always the best option available. In fact, in some cases, it may be one of the least advantageous options when all factors are considered.

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Variable-rate vs. Fixed-rate Mortgages – Which is Better for Your Financial Situation?
By March 18, 2015 Read More →

Variable-rate vs. Fixed-rate Mortgages – Which is Better for Your Financial Situation?

If you are thinking about applying for a mortgage, it is important that you consider all of the options carefully and that you understand the key differences between them. Let’s compare variable-rate and fixed-rate mortgages to see which might be the best in your situation.

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Understanding the Key Factors That Affect Your Mortgage Interest Rate
By March 17, 2015 Read More →

Understanding the Key Factors That Affect Your Mortgage Interest Rate

When you initially start shopping for a home mortgage, you may be drawn to advertisements for ultra-low interest rates. However, the unfortunate truth is that all too often, mortgage applicants are unpleasantly surprised and even disheartened to learn that they do not qualify for the advertised interest rate.

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How Low Can They Go: With Mortgage Interest Rates Low, Should You Refinance?
By January 13, 2015 Read More →

How Low Can They Go: With Mortgage Interest Rates Low, Should You Refinance?

Do you have a mortgage? In today’s blog post we’ll explore the topic of mortgage refinancing, including when you should consider refinancing and how to take advantage of low interest rates.

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