Daily Rate Update: February 11th-15th

Friday – February 15, 2019 Consumer sentiment pushed higher in early February due in part to end of the partial government shutdown and after the Federal Reserve signal that it will pause in raising interest rates. The Consumer Sentiment Index … Read More

Daily Rate Update: February 4th-8th

Friday – February 8, 2019 Higher household incomes in January pushed home purchase sentiment higher during the month, reports Fannie Mae. The Home Purchase Sentiment Index rose 1.2 points to 84.7 last month though it lower by 4.8 points compared … Read More

The Fed Remains Patient

A Strong Labor Force, Low Inflation and a Patient Fed: How The Markets Are Reacting The Federal Reserve announced that they are holding their rates unchanged. Even though this was expected, the markets still rallied on the news – with the … Read More

Daily Rate Update: January 28th-February 1st

Friday – February 1, 2019 The Bureau of Labor Statistics reported that 304,000 jobs were created in January as the labor market continues to remain on very solid ground. However, there was a large 70,000 downward revision for November and … Read More

It’s Just The Facts: January 2019

Facts You Need To Know About The Housing Market Sales price – The median sales price of existing homes sold in Dec 2018 was $253,600, down from an all-time peak median of $273,800. (National Association of Realtors) US banks repossessed … Read More

Keep Your Credit Scores In Check

Things NOT To Do When Trying To Improve Your Credit Scores Your credit scores are very important when determining your qualification for loan pricing. Loan pricing includes your interest rate, your points and fees, etc. The number you want to … Read More

Daily Rate Update: January 21st-25th

Friday – January 25, 2019 Zillow reports that median home prices rose 7.6% year-over-year in December 2018, to $223,900, just above the 7.4% recorded in December 2017. Rents increased at an annual pace of 1.4%, the largest increase since June … Read More

The Loan That Builds Dreams

Construction-to-Permanent Loan: The Loan That Builds Dreams A Construction-to-Permanent loan is used in scenarios for remodels, renovations and a ground-up construction of a home. This loan is created in one closing with financing that helps with the construction and then … Read More

Daily Rate Update: January 14th-18th

Friday – January 18, 2019 The partial government shutdown, tariffs, unstable financial markets and fears of a global economic slowdown sent Consumer Sentiment lower this month. The University of Michigan’s Consumer Sentiment Index fell to 90.7 from 98.3 in December … Read More

Daily Rate Update: January 7th-11th

Friday – January 11, 2019 Consumer inflation remained subdued in December due in part to declining energy prices, reports the Bureau of Labor Statistics. The Consumer Price Index (CPI) fell 0.1%, the first decline in nine months and inline with … Read More

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