Monthly Archive: May 2012

May 25

30-Year Fixed Rate Mortgage Rates Fall To 3.78% Nationwide

For the fifth consecutive week, conforming 30-year fixed rate mortgage rates have dropped to new all-time lows.

May 24

New Home Sales Rise For 7th Month Out Of 8

The April New Home Sales report suggests that the market for newly-built homes is as strong as the market for existing ones.

May 23

Existing Home Sales Climb 3.4 Percent In April

Low mortgage rates are helping to make homes more affordable. It appears home buyers have taken notice.

May 22

Home Affordability Reaches New High In Q1 2012

Never before in recorded history have so many homes been affordable to households earning a moderate annual income.

May 21

What’s Ahead For Mortgage Rates This Week : May 21, 2012

Mortgage rates fell to a new all-time low last week. Not everyone can get access, however.

May 18

Is More Fed-Led Stimulus On Its Way?

The Federal Open Market Committee released its April 2012 meeting minutes this week, revealing a Federal Reserve in the ready for additional monetary stimulus.

May 17

Single-Family Housing Starts Powers Ahead

The new construction housing market continues to improve.

May 16

Homebuilder Confidence Moves To 5-Year High

After a brief dip in April, the National Association of Homebuilders reports that the Housing Market Index rose 5 points in May to 29.

May 15

Home Affordability Getting A Springtime Boost From Greece

Home affordability is receiving a boost from across the Atlantic Ocean this spring.

May 14

What’s Ahead For Mortgage Rates This Week : May 14, 2012

Conforming mortgage rates edged higher last week.

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