What’s Ahead For Mortgage Rates This Week – February 16, 2016

February 16, 2016 by John · Leave a Comment 

Last week’s economic events included weekly releases on new jobless claims, mortgage rates and testimony by Fed Chair Janet Yellen concerning the Federal Reserve’s monetary policy.

What’s Ahead For Mortgage Rates This Week – Feburary 8, 2016

February 8, 2016 by John · Leave a Comment 

Last week’s scheduled economic news included reports on construction spending and several labor-related reports along with weekly reports on mortgage rates and new jobless claims. The details:

What’s Ahead For Mortgage Rates This Week – Feburary 1, 2016

February 1, 2016 by John · Leave a Comment 

Last week’s economic events included S&P Case-Shiller’s home price indexes, reports on new and pending home sales and the Fed’s FOMC statement. The details:

Home Builders Remain Confident in January

January 20, 2016 by John · Leave a Comment 

Home builders maintained December’s confidence level according to the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) Housing Market Index for January. The latest reading of 60 mirrored December’s reading, but was two points lower than expected. Readings of more than 50 indicate that more builders were confident about housing conditions than those who were not.

What’s Ahead For Mortgage Rates This Week – January 18, 2016

January 18, 2016 by John · Leave a Comment 

In addition to weekly reports on mortgage rates and new unemployment claims, last week’s economic news included the Fed’s Beige Book report, retail sales and consumer sentiment. January’s Empire State Index showed an unexpected dip and Consumer Sentiment increased for January.

What’s Ahead For Mortgage Rates This Week – January 11, 2016

January 10, 2016 by John · Leave a Comment 

The first week of 2016 was quiet concerning housing and mortgage related news, but reports on construction spending and several labor-related reports were released.

What’s Ahead For Mortgage Rates This Week – January 04, 2016

January 3, 2016 by John · Leave a Comment 

2015 said farewell with reports on Case Shiller home prices, pending home sales, and consumer confidence.

What’s Ahead For Mortgage Rates This Week – December 28, 2015

December 27, 2015 by John · Leave a Comment 

This week’s report of economic events is shortened due to the Christmas holiday. Economic news through Wednesday included Existing Home Sales, New Home Sales and Consumer Spending.

Existing Home Sales Dip More Than Expected

December 22, 2015 by John · Leave a Comment 

November sales of pre-owned homes dipped lower than expected and prior month’s readings according to the National Association of Realtors (NAR). Analysts expected existing home sales to slow to a seasonally-adjusted annual rate of 5.30 million sales, which was based on October’s reading of 5.32 million sales. Instead, November’s reading dropped to 4.76 million sales. November’s drop represented a decline of 10.50 percent drop in existing home sales month-to-month; existing home sales were 3.80 percent lower year-over-year.

What’s Ahead For Mortgage Rates This Week – December 21, 2015

December 20, 2015 by John · Leave a Comment 

Last week’s scheduled economic reports included the NAHB Housing Market Index, Housing Starts, FOMC statement and Fed Chair Janet Yellen’s press conference. In addition to weekly reports on jobless claims and mortgage rates, inflation reports were also released.

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