Advertisements



Mortgage rates drop to 2-month low—an unexpected holiday gift to housing

Mortgage rates are falling sharply, as investors head to the relative safe-haven of the bond market. The average rate on the 30-year fixed has fallen 21 basis points in the past week to 4.73 percent today, according to Mortgage News Daily. .....»»

Category: realestateSource: cnbcDec 6th, 2018

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

Mortgage applications rise 1.6% as interest rates drop to lowest level since September

December may be a slow month traditionally for the housing market, but mortgage lenders are suddenly getting busier......»»

Category: realestateSource: cnbcDec 12th, 2018

Mortgage rates hit a 4-month low, so what’s holding back the housing market?

With the drop in mortgage rates, what’s to blame now for the housing market headwinds?.....»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJan 7th, 2019

US Home Mortgage Applications Mark 11-Month Highs

The number of US consumers who applied for loans to buy a home and to refinance 1 rose to an 11-month high last week, signaling that the recent drop in interest rates is reviving housing activity, the Mortgage Bankers As.....»»

Category: topSource: livetradingnewsJan 16th, 2019

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

Weekly mortgage applications drop 4.3%, despite lower interest rates

It may be the heart of the spring housing season, but the mortgage market isn't seeing big business......»»

Category: realestateSource: cnbcMay 1st, 2019

Weekly mortgage applications drop 4.3%, despite lower interest rates

It may be the heart of the spring housing season, but the mortgage market isn't seeing big business......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralMay 1st, 2019

U.S. new home sales rise to 11-month high in February

Sales of new U.S. single-family homes increased to an 11-month high in February and sales for January were revised higher, suggesting that lower mortgage rates were starting to lift the struggling housing market......»»

Category: topSource: reutersMar 29th, 2019

New home sales rise to 11-month high in February

Sales of new U.S. single-family homes increased to an 11-month high in February and sales for January were revised higher, suggesting that lower mortgage rates were starting to lift the struggling housing market......»»

Category: realestateSource: cnbcMar 29th, 2019

Lower mortgages bring more home buyers: Redfin CEO

Redfin CEO Glenn Kelman joins CNBC's "Power Lunch" to discuss the health of the housing market as mortgage rates see their biggest weekly drop in a decade......»»

Category: realestateSource: cnbcMar 28th, 2019

Mortgage rates see big drop ahead of busy spring housing market

Outlook for mortgage rates.....»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralMar 28th, 2019

Pending home sales drop despite lower mortgage rates

The supply of homes for sale has been rising steadily, up just over 3 percent in February compared with a year ago. Home prices are still rising, but the gains have been shrinking each month for nearly a year......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralMar 28th, 2019

Pending home sales drop despite lower mortgage rates

The supply of homes for sale has been rising steadily, up just over 3 percent in February compared with a year ago. Home prices are still rising, but the gains have been shrinking each month for nearly a year......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralMar 28th, 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: Housing starts drop 3.7% in April but stick near 11-year high

Construction on new houses dropped 3.7% in April, but it’s no big deal. Housing starts hit an 11-year high in March. The bigger danger is rising mortgage rates......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMay 16th, 2018

10 things you need to know before the opening bell (SPY, SPX, QQQ, DIA, GE)

Reuters/KCNAHere is what you need to know. Housing affordability in America is at its worst in nearly a decade, and there's one clear culprit. Mortgage rates hit their highest level in seven years last month, and the nati.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJun 21st, 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

Housing demand posts biggest drop in more than 2 years

Housing demand has been very strong, thanks to an improving economy, but red-hot home prices, combined with higher mortgage rates, are finally taking their toll on affordability and demand. .....»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralAug 1st, 2018

Mortgage applications fall for third week to lowest level in a month

CNBC's Diana Olick reports on mortgage applications falling as interest rates rise and housing prices remain high......»»

Category: realestateSource: cnbcAug 7th, 2018

Housing demand sees biggest drop in more than 2 years

Housing demand has been very strong, but red-hot home prices, combined with higher mortgage rates, are finally taking their toll on affordability and demand. Housing demand in June fell by the biggest margin since April 2016. .....»»

Category: realestateSource: cnbcAug 7th, 2018