Tag Archives: rates

Higher Rates Are Softening Loan Demand

With rates rising to the highest level since the beginning of this year, the market saw a decrease in mortgage applications. ...

MLS to Brokerage: Stop Leaking Brokers’ Rates

The Denver metro area’s multiple-listing service, REcolorado, has ordered a brokerage to shut down a database that is divulging buyer-broker commissions on every home listed in the...

As Mortgage Rates Inch Up, Applications Fall

Mortgage rates moved higher last week, which brought a quick end to a “miniboom in mortgage refinancing” that had been occurring lately, CNBC reports. Total loan applications –...

Lower Rates Drive a Refinancing Rush

As mortgage rates continue to fall, many home owners are scoring monthly savings by refinancing their mortgages, according to the Mortgage Bankers Association’s latest mortgage...

Mortgage Rates Up, But Remain Below 4%

After four weeks of decreases, the 30-year fixed-rate mortgage inched up slightly this week, but stayed near yearly lows under  4 percent, Freddie Mac reported in its weekly mortgage...

Fannie Predicts Cheap Rates to Remain

Mortgage financing giant Fannie Mae dropped its mortgage rate forecast for next year about two-tenths of a percentage points from its prior forecast, projecting 30-year fixed rates...

Fed Stimulus Over: What About Interest Rates?

The Federal Reserve has ended its bond-purchasing program, known as “quantitative easing,” saying it is confident in the economic recovery. All Eyes on Interest Rates Life...

Rates Haven’t Been This Low Since 2013

The 30-year fixed-rate mortgage took another dip this week, staying below the 4 percent threshold and keeping borrowing costs at the lowest rate in more than a year. It marks the fifth...

Mortgage Rates Hold at Yearly Low This Week

The 30-year fixed-rate mortgage is heading into the holiday weekend at its yearly low, giving home shoppers and home owners another opportunity to snag the lowest rate of the year,...

Lower Rates Give Loan Demand Slight Boost

After several weeks of drops in interest rates, mortgage applications finally got a modest lift as refinancers and home buyers took advantage of the dip — albeit still at an anemic...