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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 slump to 2-month lows amid market turmoil

Rates for home loans fell, a boon for buyers in a brightening housing market......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMay 16th, 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 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: As mortgage rates hold near 14-month lows, what’s a yield curve anyway?

Rates for home loans held near recent lows but went in different directions, suggesting some bond market equilibrium is being reached......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchApr 5th, 2019

Economic Report: Mortgage rates hold near 14-month lows as application demand revs up

Rates for home loans held near recent lows but went in different directions, suggesting some bond market equilibrium is being reached......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchApr 4th, 2019

Economic Report: Mortgage rates slide to 13-month low, luring Americans back into the housing market

Rates for home loans fell, pushing mortgage applications higher, in a reminder that economic growth is just tepid enough to allow some home buyers to catch a break......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMar 21st, 2019

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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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: Housing starts climb almost 6% in April, but construction still lags last year’s pace

Construction on new houses rose almost 6% in April, but builders still lagged behind last year’s pace despite a big drop in mortgage rates. Housing starts increased to an annual rate of 1.24 million last month......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMay 16th, 2019

Economic Report: Mortgage rates slump for the third straight week as big questions dog the housing market

Rates for home loans fell as bonds became more attractive to investors, but real-estate professionals are starting to wonder what the future housing market will look like......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMay 10th, 2019

Economic Report: Mortgage rates stay subdued as housing issues grab the spotlight

Rates for home loans were little changed near recent lows, a breath of fresh air for the housing market that may be reinforced by policy from Washington......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMar 1st, 2019