Tag Archive: Mortgage Interest Rates

Nov 28

The High Cost of NOT Owning a Home

Owning a home has great financial benefits, yet many continue to rent! Today, let’s look at the financial reasons why owning a home of your own has been a part of the American Dream for as long as America has existed. Zillow recently reported that: “In reality, buying or renting a home is an intensely personal decision, with …

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Nov 27

3 Questions to Ask Before You Buy

If you are debating purchasing a home right now, you are probably getting a lot of advice. Though your friends and family will have your best interests at heart, they may not be fully aware of your needs and what is currently happening in the real estate market. Ask yourself the following 3 questions to …

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Jan 04

Housing And Mortgage : The Experts Make Their 2012 Predictions

As the new year begins, there are no shortage of stories telling us what to expect in 2012.

Oct 17

What’s Ahead For Mortgage Rates This Week : October 16, 2011

Mortgage bonds suffered through another tough week last week as rising optimism that Eurozone leaders will “rescue” Greece plus stronger-than-expected economic data in the U.S. led bonds lower for the second straight week.

Oct 13

Retail Sales Expected To Rise; Mortgage Rates Should Rise, Too

The American Consumer is alive and well, it seems. Retail Sales are up 14 months in a row.

Sep 30

Despite Low Rates, Pending Home Sales Slip In August

Despite the lowest mortgage rates of all-time, home buyers are slowing the pace at which they’re buying homes.

Aug 09

Mortgage Rates Drop After U.S. Credit Downgrade

Mortgage rates continue drifting downward, despite — or because of — a ratings downgrade on long-term U.S. government debt.

Aug 08

What’s Ahead For Mortgage Rates This Week : August 8, 2011

Mortgage markets were especially volatile last week, falling to new 2011 lows before sharply rising higher.

Aug 05

Mortgage Rates Make New 2011 Lows

According to Freddie Mac’s weekly Primary Mortgage Market Survey, the national, average 30-year fixed rate mortgage fell to 4.39% this week — the lowest 30-year fixed reading since November 18, 2010.

Aug 03

A Mortgage Rate Strategy For July’s Jobs Report

At 8:30 AM ET Friday, the Bureau of Labor Statistics will release the July 2011 Non-Farm Payrolls report. Mark it in your calendar. If you’ve been watching mortgage rates fall to new all-time lows this week and fear a mortgage rate reversal, Friday could be the day.

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