Tag Archive | Mortgage Rates

Buyers Win 6.6 Percent Increase In Purchasing Power

Home purchasing power is up 6.6% since the start of the year.

FOMC Expected To Announce New Stimulus Today

The FOMC adjourns from a 2-day meeting today. Mortgage rates are expected to change — perhaps by a lot.

Freddie Mac 30-Year Fixed Rate Mortgage Rates Rises To 3.55%

This week, for the first time since mid-June, the 30-year fixed rate mortgage rate climbed on a week-over-week basis, moving 6 basis points to 3.55%, on average.

Singe-Family Housing Starts Rise For 4th Straight Month

New construction housing is in a post-recession rally.

Revisiting Housing Market Predictions For 2012

Analysts made bold calls at the start of the year about the housing and mortgage markets. How good were their predictions?

Home Purchasing Power Jumps To New Highs

With mortgage rates down to all-time lows, you can buy a lot more home for your money these days. Home affordability is at an all-time high.

Mortgage Rate Risk Ahead Of Friday Morning’s Jobs Report

Friday morning, the Bureau of Labor Statistics will release its Non-Farm Payrolls report. If you’re actively shopping for a mortgage, today may be a prudent day to lock a mortgage.