Posts Tagged ‘Mortgage rates’

Heading in 2014 Where Are Mortgage Rates heading?

Mortgage rates will likely rise above 5 percent in 2014 and average 5.3 percent by the end of 2015, according to the Mortgage Bankers Association’s forecast. That would mark a big jump over Read More »

New home buyers could be dissuade by rising mortgage rates

A sharp rise in mortgage rates over the last few weeks means it may be too late for some homeowners to benefit from a refinance. This just as thousands were gaining equity in their homes and Read More »

Fall to Four-Month Lows for Mortgage Rates

Fixed mortgage rates dropped to their lowest levels since this summer, giving a lift this week to the housing recovery. "Mortgage rates slid this week as the partial government shutdown led to Read More »

Mortgage rates are falling to record lows again

NEW YORK (CNNMoney) -- The nation's extremely favorable mortgage rates sank even lower this week, setting records for both the 30-year and 15-year fixed rate loans. The 30-year fell to 3.31% from Read More »

A Stronger Year for Short Sales coming in 2013

Even though the number of foreclosure filings has risen dramatically in recent months in some parts of the country—specifically in judicial states—the ratings agency DBRS expects total Read More »

New home sales hit a two year high

NEW YORK (CNNMoney) -- In another sign of a housing market recovery, new-home sales rose in September to the highest level in more than two years, according to a government report released Read More »

Four More Years of Accommodative Housing Policy

A big part of my job is helping our clients project the most likely scenarios for the housing market. Now that we know who will be President, my job just got easier because we have 4 years of Read More »

Mortgage closings costs fell 7% for home buyers

By Les Christie @CNNMoney August 7, 2012: 11:53 AM ET NEW YORK (CNNMoney) -- Federal regulations are helping to significantly reduce the amount new homebuyers are paying come closing time. Read More »

Mortgage rates fall to another record low!

Average rates for 30-year and 15-year fixed mortgages fell to record lows for a third straight Read More »