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Economic Report: Mortgage rates hit a 2-month low, offering house-hunters the only reprieve from market turmoil

Rates for home loans fell again, a welcome breather for those on the house hunt, or homeowners who want to refinance......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchDec 6th, 2018

Economic Report: Mortgage rates aren’t moving — how will the housing market respond?

Rates for home loans were unchanged for the third week in row, but whether house hunters can make hay with the opportunity remains to be seen......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJan 24th, 2019

Economic Report: Mortgage rates surge to a near 8-year high as house-hunters race the clock

Rates for home loans jumped even higher in the most recent week, closing in on the 5% range, as some hardy house hunters wished they were back in the housing market of two years ago......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchNov 8th, 2018

Economic Report: Mortgage rates hit a 12-month low as economic expansion looks increasingly vulnerable

Rates for home loans fell again, offering a respite for home buyers, even as skittish investors search for safer assets......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchFeb 14th, 2019

Economic Report: Mortgage rates aren’t moving — where do home sales go from here?

Rates for home loans were unchanged for the third week in row, but whether house hunters can make hay with the opportunity remains to be seen......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJan 25th, 2019

Economic Report: Mortgage rates hit a 3-month low with home buyers biding their time

Rates for home loans fell, marking two straight months of declines, and may have farther to go, which would help support housing market activity......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchDec 20th, 2018

Economic Report: Mortgage rates slide to 3-month low, as housing market green shoots appear

Rates for home loans fell again, touching a 3-month low, even as other affirmations of buyer demand resurfaced in the housing market......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchDec 13th, 2018

Economic Report: Mortgage rates jump to four-month high as housing market hits a bump

Rates for home loans continued their upward march as the economy continued to heat up, but a lot of air seems to have been sucked out of the housing market......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchSep 20th, 2018

Economic Report: Mortgage rates seesaw higher

Rates for home loans were mixed, with the benchmark 30-year fixed-rate mortgage up just one basis point from multi-month lows, as housing sputters and the bond market reflects investor anxiety......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchAug 30th, 2018

Economic Report: Mortgage rates hit a four-month low as housing market stagnates

Rates for home loans ticked down again even as conditions in the housing market deteriorate......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchAug 24th, 2018

Economic Report: Mortgage rates tick down as more home buyers choose to wait it out

Rates for home loans ticked down, offering some relief to home buyers, but housing market headwinds have left too many of them “fatigued,” in the words of one lender......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchAug 9th, 2018

Economic Report: Mortgage rates climb as housing market loses its mojo

Higher borrowing costs and house prices, fewer options, and a sense things aren’t going to get better for buyers are all weighing on the housing market, even as mortgage rates crept higher for the second week in a row......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchAug 4th, 2018

Economic Report: Mortgage rates rebound in critical moment for housing

Rates for home loans ticked up after a brief reprieve, adding to the array of headwinds facing the housing market even as signs increasingly point to a market that may have lost momentum......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJul 26th, 2018

Economic Report: Mortgage rates fall to 3-month low as flight to safety rolls on

It'll cost you less to take out a mortgage, according to Freddie Mac’s weekly averages, even though most analysts had expected rates to rise enough to challenge the housing market this year......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJul 5th, 2018

Economic Report: Mortgage rates stay subdued, bringing relief to slumping housing market

Rates for home loans were unchanged at recent lows, helping bolster the housing market’s comeback case......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJan 18th, 2019

Economic Report: U.S. home-price gains keep slowing as higher rates scare off buyers, Case-Shiller shows

Home-price gains cooled for the sixth-straight month as the housing market comes back into balance, according to the Case-Shiller report released Tuesday......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchDec 26th, 2018

Economic Report: Home builder confidence hits 3½ year low as housing crunch worsens

A measure of home builder sentiment touched its lowest in more than three years as housing market headwinds gathered steam, and the industry group that compiles the tracker blamed rising mortgage rates......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchDec 17th, 2018

Economic Report: House price growth slows to nearly two-year low as Case-Shiller makes the slowdown official

Home price gains cooled for the sixth-straight month as the housing market comes back into balance, according to the Case-Shiller report released Tuesday......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchNov 27th, 2018

Economic Report: Mortgage rates hold steady as housing market stresses mount

Rates for home loans were mostly unchanged in the most recent week, of little use to anyone trying to buy a home - there are few good options - or refinance - most everyone who could benefit already has......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchNov 15th, 2018

Economic Report: Mortgage rates slide as echoes of 2006 haunt the housing market

Rates for home loans slipped alongside bond yields in the face of a broad stock sell-off, even as bigger questions about the health of the housing market preoccupied many analysts......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchNov 1st, 2018

Economic Report: House price gains lurch to a 20-month low, Case-Shiller says

Home prices grew at the slowest pace in a year and a half, a potentially good sign for a housing market that’s been running far too hot, according to the closely-watched Case-Shiller index......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchOct 30th, 2018