What’s Ahead For Mortgage Rates This Week – February 20th, 2018

February 20, 2018 by John · Leave a Comment 

Last week’s weeks economic releases included readings on the NAHB Housing Market Index, housing starts and building permits issued and consumer sentiment. Weekly readings on mortgage rates and new jobless claims were also released.

What’s Ahead For Mortgage Rates This Week – February 12th, 2018

February 12, 2018 by John · Leave a Comment 

Jerome “Jay” Powell was sworn in as Chair of the Federal Reserve amidst wild fluctuations in U.S. stock markets. Analysts attributed sliding stock prices to fears over inflation.

The 2017 Mortgage Rate Outlook: Here’s What the Experts Are Saying

February 15, 2017 by John · Leave a Comment 

The post-election period is often one of uncertainty, and the time since the 2016 election has been no different with regards to market force and the financial world. With a new administration taking office, there are many questions regarding how Donald Trump’s presidency will impact the market and your mortgage.

Worried About Future Mortgage Rate Increases? Here’s How to ‘Stress Test’ Your Finances

February 8, 2017 by John · Leave a Comment 

When it comes to real estate, there are always going to be upswings in the market that will have an impact on your mortgage payment and overall financial health. If you’re concerned about rates on the rise, here are a few tips to test out you’re fiscal well-being.

The First-Time Home Buyer’s Guide to Getting the Best Possible Mortgage Rate

February 2, 2017 by John · Leave a Comment 

Whether they’re found online or heard from family and friends, there are so many mortgage tips out there that it can be hard to know exactly how to proceed. But, if you’re new to the market, there are a few surefire things you can do to get a mortgage rate you’ll feel good about. For some of the best tips on getting a great loan, look no further than the following.

How Will Having a New President Impact Your Mortgage? Let’s Take a Look

January 27, 2017 by John · Leave a Comment 

There is always uncertainty in the market in an election year, but many people are wondering exactly what kind of impact Donald Trump’s election will have on their mortgage and the real estate options available. Here are some possibilities for the mortgage market following the results of the 2016 election.

On a Variable Mortgage? 3 Signs Your Mortgage Payment Is About To Increase

July 28, 2016 by John · Leave a Comment 

For many homebuyers who are new to the market, it can be very comforting to be on a fixed rate mortgage where fluctuating interest rates cannot have an impact on your monthly payments. While a variable rate mortgage can sometimes lead to significant savings at the end of the day, there are a few ways you can tell if your monthly payment is on the upswing.

What’s Ahead For Mortgage Rates This Week – March 21, 2016

March 21, 2016 by John · Leave a Comment 

Shortages of available homes are a major factor in rising home prices; shortages also make it more difficult for buyers to find homes they want. Housing starts in February rose, which is good news for the peak spring and summer home buying season.

Fed Policymakers Make Interesting Decision on Interest Rates

March 17, 2016 by John · Leave a Comment 

According to a press release by the Federal Reserve, the Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC), the current target federal funds rate will hold steady at 0.25 to 0.50 percent. Committee members cited positive developments in the U.S economy including jobs growth, stronger labor markets and gradually increasing inflation. In addition, stronger housing sector and household spending were also noted as positive signs for the economy. Committee members cited risks associated with global economic and financial developments as a concern.

What’s Ahead For Mortgage Rates This Week – March 7, 2016

March 7, 2016 by John · Leave a Comment 

Last week’s scheduled economic news included reports on pending home sales, construction spending and several jobs related readings including ADP Payrolls, the government’s Non-Farm Payrolls and the national unemployment rate.

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