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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

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

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

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 Loan Rates Dropped Last Week, Applications Continue Slide

Applications for new mortgages continue to dip slightly even as mortgage loan rates drop to multi-month lows......»»

Category: blogSource: 247wallstFeb 6th, 2019

The state of housing demand is suddenly strong again – but it could be temporary

After ending 2018 in a serious slump, demand for housing is suddenly soaring again, thanks to a drop in mortgage rates which could be temporary......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralFeb 6th, 2019

The state of housing demand is suddenly strong again – but it could be temporary

After ending 2018 in a serious slump, demand for housing is suddenly soaring again, thanks to a drop in mortgage rates which could be temporary. Still, spring has sprung early, as buyers hope to get a quick deal before rates turn higher again......»»

Category: realestateSource: cnbcFeb 5th, 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

Weekly mortgage applications drop 5.8% as stock market plunge unnerves potential buyers

Even with mortgage rates at the lowest level in three months, homebuyers are pulling away from the housing market......»»

Category: realestateSource: cnbcDec 19th, 2018

Housing demand drops despite falling mortgage rates

CNBC's Diana Olick reports on the drop in housing demand despite falling mortgage rates......»»

Category: realestateSource: cnbcDec 13th, 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

October New-Home Sales Are Hit by Sharpest Drop Since 2017

Rising mortgage rates, higher material and labor prices, as well as a tax law passed in 2017 contributed to the lackluster performance in the segment of the housing market that helps drive economic growth through construction work......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjNov 29th, 2018

U.S. new home sales drop to more than 2-1/2-year low

Sales of new U.S. single-family homes tumbled to a more than 2-1/2-year low in October amid sharp declines in all four regions, further evidence that higher mortgage rates were hurting the housing market......»»

Category: topSource: reutersNov 28th, 2018

Home-Price Gains Continue to Slow in September

Home-price gains slowed in September for the sixth consecutive month, another sign that rising mortgage rates are helping sap the momentum out of the housing market......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjNov 28th, 2018

Home Sales Suffer Largest Annual Drop in Four Years

Sales of previously owned U.S. homes posted their largest annual decline since 2014 in October, as the housing market continues to sputter due to higher mortgage rates that are reducing home affordability......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjNov 22nd, 2018

Home sales suffer largest annual drop in four years

Sales of previously owned U.S. homes posted their largest annual decline since 2014 in October, as the housing market continues to sputter due to higher mortgage rates that are reducing home affordability......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralNov 21st, 2018

Home sales suffer largest annual drop in four years

Sales of previously owned U.S. homes posted their largest annual decline since 2014 in October, as the housing market continues to sputter due to higher mortgage rates that are reducing home affordability......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralNov 21st, 2018

Mortgage rates tumble to lows not seen in more than a month

The 30-year fixed-rate average fell to its lowest level in seven weeks after its biggest one-week drop in nearly four years......»»

Category: topSource: washpostNov 21st, 2018

Mortgage rates tumble to lows not seen in more than a month

The 30-year fixed-rate average fell to its lowest level in seven weeks after its biggest one-week drop in nearly four years......»»

Category: topSource: washpostNov 21st, 2018

U.S. home builder sentiment posts biggest drop in 4-1/2 years

U.S. home builder sentiment recorded its steepest one-month drop in over 4-1/2 years in November as rising mortgage rates and tight home inventory squeezed the real estate sector, the National Association of Home Builders said on Monday......»»

Category: topSource: reutersNov 19th, 2018

Mortgage Delinquencies, Foreclosure Inventory Post August Declines

Mortgage delinquencies continued to drop year over year in August according to the latest report from CoreLogic. Delinquency rates have now fallen back to around pre-housing-crisis levels......»»

Category: blogSource: 247wallstNov 13th, 2018