Category: Mortgage Rates

What’s Ahead For Mortgage Rates This Week – September 11, 2017

What’s Ahead For Mortgage Rates This Week – September 11, 2017

September 11, 2017 |

Last week’s economic news was slim due to the Labor Day Holiday. Scheduled releases included the Fed’s Beige Book Report and weekly readings on mortgage rates and new jobless claims.

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What’s Ahead For Mortgage Rates This Week – September 5, 2017

What’s Ahead For Mortgage Rates This Week – September 5, 2017

September 5, 2017 |

Last week’s economic reports included readings on home prices, pending home sales and construction spending. Weekly reports on mortgage rates and new jobless claims were released along with labor-sector readings on Non-Farm Payrolls, ADP employment and National Unemployment.

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What’s Ahead For Mortgage Rates This Week – August 28, 2017

What’s Ahead For Mortgage Rates This Week – August 28, 2017

August 28, 2017 |

Last week’s economic news included readings on sales of new and previously-owned homes, Weekly readings on mortgage rates and new jobless claims were also released, along with coverage of Fed Chair Janet Yellen’s remarks at a conference in Jackson Hole, Wyoming.

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What’s Ahead For Mortgage Rates This Week – August 21, 2017

What’s Ahead For Mortgage Rates This Week – August 21, 2017

August 21, 2017 |

Last week’s economic readings included the National Association of Home Builders Housing Market Index and readings on housing starts and building permits issued. Consumer sentiment for August was reported by the University of Michigan. Weekly reports on mortgage rates and new jobless claims were also released.

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What’s Ahead For Mortgage Rates This Week – August 14, 2017

What’s Ahead For Mortgage Rates This Week – August 14, 2017

August 14, 2017 |

Job openings rose in June to 6.20 million as compared to May’s reading of 5.70 million job openings. Analysts said that increasing job vacancies show that employers are unable to find qualified workers. Business services, construction, health care and professional job sectors had the most job openings. Slow wage growth could be contributing to widespread job openings. Average wage growth has been running at approximately 2.50 percent, which is lower than the average of 3.50 to 4.00 percent typically seen during economic expansion.

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What’s Ahead For Mortgage Rates This Week – August 7, 2017

What’s Ahead For Mortgage Rates This Week – August 7, 2017

August 7, 2017 |

Last week’s economic news included readings on pending home sales, construction spending. Several reports related to employment were also posted along with weekly readings on mortgage rates and new jobless claims.

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What’s Ahead For Mortgage Rates This Week – July 31, 2017

What’s Ahead For Mortgage Rates This Week – July 31, 2017

July 31, 2017 |

Last week’s economic news included readings on new and existing home sales, Case-Shiller Home Price Index reports and an announcement by the Federal Open Market Committee of the Federal Reserve. Weekly readings on mortgage rates and new jobless claims were also released.

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What’s Ahead For Mortgage Rates This Week – July 24, 2017

What’s Ahead For Mortgage Rates This Week – July 24, 2017

July 24, 2017 |

Last week’s economic news included releases from the National Association of Home Builders and releases from the Commerce Department on housing starts and building permits issued. Weekly readings on mortgage rates and new jobless claims were also released.

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What’s Ahead For Mortgage Rates This Week – July 17, 2017

What’s Ahead For Mortgage Rates This Week – July 17, 2017

July 17, 2017 |

Economic reports released last week included readings on inflation, core inflation, and Fed Chair Janet Yellen’s testimony. Mortgage rates and new jobless claims were released as usual along with a monthly report on consumer sentiment.

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With Mortgage Rates This Low, Should You Dive In? 3 Reasons Why Now Might Be the Time

With Mortgage Rates This Low, Should You Dive In? 3 Reasons Why Now Might Be the Time

July 12, 2017 |

Whether you’ve just finished school or are about to start a family, investing in a home can be one of the biggest financial decisions of your life. But as you’ll soon discover, there are a number of considerations you’ll need to make. It can be difficult to know whether to get a short-term or long-term mortgage, or how long of an amortization period you’ll need.

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