In this week’s Mortgage Market Update, we’ll look at the Non-Farm Payroll report and how it affects mortgage rates. We’ll also take a look at how rates are currently trending.
In this week’s mortgage market update, we’ll explore what may lie ahead for mortgage rates in 2014 as well as identify how rates are currently trending.
2014 Mortgage Rate Forecasting
HVCC and the New Appraisal/Lender Relationship
Many real estate agents have shared their confusion with us about the appraisal procedure for lenders. Some believe HVCC is still around (it’s not), and
How will QM/ATR affect your business?
Back in late October, we began delving into the topics of Qualified Mortgage (QM) and the Ability to Repay (ATR) rules. If you missed the
Ability to Repay and Qualified Mortgages
You’ve probably noticed there’s been a lot of talk recently about the Ability to Repay (ATR) and Qualified Mortgages (QM) rules. If you’re a mortgage
How the Government Shutdown Affects Real Estate
The partial government shutdown is now into day 14, and the U.S. is facing mounting financial pressure. According to a recent article from NBC,
Out of the frying pan and into the fire.
Last week, mortgage pros and potential home buyers breathed a sudden sigh of relief when the Federal Reserve announced that it would
All Eyes on Fed FOMC Meeting Tomorrow
The real estate and mortgage market professionals will be fixed on the Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) tomorrow, as the tapering decision will surely
Check out the latest hot topics in the real estate and mortgage industries, from new home prices to this week’s mortgage rates.
Higher Lot Prices = Higher New Home Prices
More Americans Feel Good About the Housing Market
The National Association of Realtors (NAR) recently released the results of its 10th Housing Pulse Survey, showing that perceptions of the housing market