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What’s Ahead For Mortgage Rates This Week – March 23, 2015

Last week’s events included the National Association of Home Builder’s Housing Market Index, which fell to its lowest reading since last summer. Other news included reports on housing starts and building permits, the FOMC meeting statement and Fed Chair Janet … Continue reading

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What’s Ahead For Mortgage Rates This Week – March 16, 2015

Last week’s economic reports included job openings, retail sales, retail sales except automotive, consumer sentiment for March and the usual reports on weekly jobless claims and mortgage rates. Job Openings Highest in 14 Years The Labor Department reported that job … Continue reading

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What’s Ahead For Mortgage Rates This Week – March 9, 2015

Last week’s economic news was light on housing related reports, but several employment reports were released along with the national unemployment rate, which dipped to 5.50 percent. This was a full point below the Federal Reserve’s original target rate of … Continue reading

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What’s Ahead For Mortgage Rates This Week – March 2, 2015

Last week provided several housing-related reports including New Home Sales, Pending Home Sales and Existing Home Sales reports. Case-Shiller and FHFA also released data on home prices. The details: Sales of Pre-Owned Homes Hit Nine-Month Low According to the National … Continue reading

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What’s Ahead For Mortgage Rates This Week – February 23, 2015

Last week’s housing related reports included the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) Housing Market Index for February, The Commerce Department’s report on Housing Starts for January and Freddie Mac’s weekly report on average mortgage rates. The Federal Reserve released … Continue reading

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What’s Ahead For Mortgage Rates This Week – Feburary 9, 2015

Last week’s economic news included construction spending, which fell shy of expectations but exceeded the prior month’s spending, and several consumer and labor-related reports. The details: Mortgages More Accessible: Fed Survey A Federal Reserve survey of senior loan officers at … Continue reading

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What’s Ahead For Mortgage Rates This Week – Feburary 2, 2015

Last week’s economic reports included Case-Shiller 10 and 20-City Home Price Index reports for November along with new and pending home sales for December. Freddie Mac reported on average mortgage rates and new jobless claims dipped unexpectedly. The details: Case-Shiller: … Continue reading

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What’s Ahead For Mortgage Rates This Week – January 12, 2015

  Last week’s economic news was dominated by labor reports and FHA’s announcement that it will lower its mortgage insurance premiums in an effort to make homes more affordable for first-time and moderate income home buyers. Mortgage rates fell last … Continue reading

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What’s Ahead For Mortgage Rates This Week – January 5, 2015

Case-Shiller reported that home prices hit their lowest pace in two years. According to the Case-Shiller 20-City Home Price Index for October, home prices fell in 10 cities, rose in eight cities and were unchanged in two cities. In other … Continue reading

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What’s Ahead For Mortgage Rates This Week – December 1, 2014

  Last week’s scheduled economic events were packed into Tuesday and Wednesday, but several housing-related reports were released including the Case-Shiller National and 10-and 20-City Home Price Indices for September, The FHFA House Price Index also for September, and New … Continue reading

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