Real Estate Review

Housing and Financial Update For the Week Ending February 9th, 2018

Posted on: Friday, February 9th, 2018 @ 3:13 pm

For the Week Ending February 9, 2018     Mortgage rates have consistently crept up a little each week through 2018, hitting 4-year highs. Even still, rates are historically low, which may make it a good time to buy. The rising bond yields responsible for higher mortgage rates have also shaken up the stock markets. There …

Housing and Financial Update For the Week Ending January 19th, 2018

Posted on: Friday, January 19th, 2018 @ 5:06 pm

For the Week Ending January 19, 2018 Chris, Please enjoy this quick update on what happened this week in the housing and financial markets.   Jobless claims plunged to the lowest level since 1973 this week, the biggest drop since April 2009. Labor market strength can pressure rates higher. According to a recently released Fed report, …

Housing and Financial Update For the Week Ending January 5, 2018

Posted on: Sunday, January 7th, 2018 @ 12:28 pm

      Tax reform passed for 2018 is expected to spur more economic growth. A stronger economy could pressure mortgage rates higher through 2018. The minutes from the Fed’s last meeting showed concerns over sluggish inflation. The lack of inflation has helped to keep mortgage rates low in the past. The labor market continues …

WEEKLY MORTGAGE RATE UPDATE ( December 18th 2017 ) HAGERSTOWN, MD REAL ESTATE

Posted on: Monday, December 18th, 2017 @ 7:07 pm

This Week’s Mortgage Rate Summary     How Rates Move: Conventional and Government (FHA and VA) lenders set their rates based on the pricing of Mortgage-Backed Securities (MBS) which are traded in real time, all day in the bond market.  This means rates or loan fees (mortgage pricing) moves throughout the day, being affected by …

WEEKLY MORTGAGE RATE UPDATE ( December 11th 2017 ) HAGERSTOWN, MD REAL ESTATE

Posted on: Monday, December 11th, 2017 @ 4:00 pm

This Week’s Mortgage Rate Summary How Rates Move: Conventional and Government (FHA and VA) lenders set their rates based on the pricing of Mortgage-Backed Securities (MBS) which are traded in real time, all day in the bond market.  This means rates or loan fees (mortgage pricing) moves throughout the day, being affected by a variety …

WEEKLY MORTGAGE RATE UPDATE ( December 4thth 2017 ) HAGERSTOWN, MD REAL ESTATE

Posted on: Monday, December 4th, 2017 @ 8:41 pm

This Week’s Mortgage Rate Summary   How Rates Move: Conventional and Government (FHA and VA) lenders set their rates based on the pricing of Mortgage-Backed Securities (MBS) which are traded in real time, all day in the bond market.  This means rates or loan fees (mortgage pricing) moves throughout the day, being affected by a …

WEEKLY MORTGAGE RATE UPDATE ( November 27th 2017 ) HAGERSTOWN, MD REAL ESTATE

Posted on: Monday, November 27th, 2017 @ 3:30 pm

This Week’s Mortgage Rate Summary   How Rates Move: Conventional and Government (FHA and VA) lenders set their rates based on the pricing of Mortgage-Backed Securities (MBS) which are traded in real time, all day in the bond market.  This means rates or loan fees (mortgage pricing) moves throughout the day, being affected by a …

WEEKLY MORTGAGE RATE UPDATE ( November 20th 2017 ) HAGERSTOWN, MD REAL ESTATE

Posted on: Monday, November 20th, 2017 @ 6:15 pm

This Week’s Mortgage Rate Summary   How Rates Move: Conventional and Government (FHA and VA) lenders set their rates based on the pricing of Mortgage-Backed Securities (MBS) which are traded in real time, all day in the bond market.  This means rates or loan fees (mortgage pricing) moves throughout the day, being affected by a …

WEEKLY MORTGAGE RATE UPDATE ( November 13th 2017 ) HAGERSTOWN, MD REAL ESTATE

Posted on: Monday, November 13th, 2017 @ 8:31 pm

  This Week’s Mortgage Rate Summary     How Rates Move: Conventional and Government (FHA and VA) lenders set their rates based on the pricing of Mortgage-Backed Securities (MBS) which are traded in real time, all day in the bond market.  This means rates or loan fees (mortgage pricing) moves throughout the day, being affected …

WEEKLY MORTGAGE RATE UPDATE ( November 6th 2017 ) HAGERSTOWN, MD REAL ESTATE

Posted on: Tuesday, November 7th, 2017 @ 11:17 am

This Week’s Mortgage Rate Summary   How Rates Move: Conventional and Government (FHA and VA) lenders set their rates based on the pricing of Mortgage-Backed Securities (MBS) which are traded in real time, all day in the bond market.  This means rates or loan fees (mortgage pricing) moves throughout the day, being affected by a …