February 04, 2010
It is clear that the mortgage market has extremely close ties to the wider macro economy. The recent past has shown us that these ties are two-way, with sub-prime mortgage debt crippling credit ..
December 11, 2008
Last week 30 year rates were at 5.53. At that point those were the 5th lowest rates we have seen in the last 30 years. This week we saw rates drop again to 5.47. Now rates are third lowest we have ..
October 23, 2008
So I imagine many people are breathing a sigh of relief this week. Last week mortgage rates made one of the largest one week jumps in the last 20 years. 30 year rates rose from 5.94 to 6.46 for over ..
October 20, 2008
During times of economic slowdown, the Federal Reserves Bank decides on the appropriate measures how to deal with the situation. There are two main economic policies on how to fix an ailing economy. ..
October 04, 2008
In a week of historic changes in the US financial markets mortgage interest rates held pretty much even across the board. With the market making the largest one day drop in decades and also one of ..
October 03, 2008
Are you considering a mortgage that does not require you to do anything but apply and have great credit? If so, then you might not know what type of no doc mortgage interest rates you should be ..
October 03, 2008
The general arguments concerning the bailout have gone something along the lines of: Anti Bailout : “The taxpayers should not have to foot a 700 billion dollar bill to bail out Wall Street" Pro .
September 18, 2008
If you have been hoping interest rates would drop your prayers have been answered. Interest rates plummeted over half a point last week falling from 6.35 to 5.78. The last time mortgage interest ..
September 06, 2008
This was the sixth week in a row were 30 Year mortgage rates fell or held steady. In the last 6 weeks 30 year notes have fallen from 6.63 to 6.35. This was preceded by a sudden jump in interest rates .
August 18, 2008
For the second week in a row 30 year mortgage rates held steady at 6.52. 15 year mortgages last week moved from 6.07 to 6.1. The week they returned to 6.07. So basically the fixed rates are holding ..
August 10, 2008
Mortgage interest rates were virtually unchanged this week. The 30 Year rate stayed even at 6.52. The 15 year rate moved up a little from 6.07 to 6.10 and the 5 year arm moved down from 6.07 to 6.05. .
July 28, 2008
Appealing mortgage interest rates can cause a huge affect on consumers. Try to remember, mortgage lenders want to make money, beware of hidden catches and small prints. Try to examine the associated .
July 27, 2008
After falling for most of the month of July Mortgage interest rates jumped up. And not only did they move up they jumped to the highest levels we have seen in 2008. 30 Year rates jumped from 6.26 to ..
July 18, 2008
For the second week in a row mortgage rates have fallen. For those that don't read my updates regularly I wanted to give a short background on what rates have been doing. From the end of April to the .
July 12, 2008
So what has been going on in the world of finance and mortgages? Certainly the biggest news was the fall of IndyMac. Last week we heard that IndyMac had stopped giving out new mortgage loans and was ..
July 01, 2008
After rising drastically last week fixed mortgage interest rates moved up slightly this week. 30 Year notes moved from 6.42 to 6.45 and 15 Year notes moved from 6.02 to 6.04. ARMS on the other hand ..
June 26, 2008
Over the last few months and again today I've seen new tracker mortgages being pushed by lenders here in the UK and it got me thinking about the current mortgage market and if these products are a ..
June 23, 2008
Up up and away. Mortgage interest rates continue on their upward trajectory. 30 Year mortgage rates went from 6.32 to 6.42. 15 year notes rose from 5.93 to 6.02 and 5 year arms rose almost 20 basis ..
April 02, 2008
In the past I used to tell people to look at different mortgage rates for different loan products and determine what was best for them. If they were planning on moving soon a 5 Year ARM might work. ..
July 29, 2007
When purchasing a real estate investment, you want to select a mortgage rate that fits your budget, accomplishes your goals and will not leave you surprised or in financial jeopardy. There are three ..