Current Mortgage Rates for Friday, August 26, 2016

August 26, 2016 by Leave a comment

Happy Friday, and welcome to the TMS current mortgage rates blog. There’s some economic data out today, but first, your daily mortgage rate forecast/advice. Click here to get today’s latest mortgage rates. Where are mortgage rates going? Janet Yellen says rate hike more likely in coming months Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen gave a speech today... View Article

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Current Mortgage Rates for Thursday, August 25, 2016

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Welcome to the TMS current mortgage rates blog. There’s some economic data out today, but first, your daily mortgage rate forecast/advice. Click here to get today’s latest mortgage rates. Where are mortgage rates going? Freddie Mac has rates flat It’s Thursday morning past 10am, and that means that the Freddie Mac Private Mortgage Market Survey... View Article

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Eyeing, Buying & Beautifying a Fixer-Upper

August 24, 2016 by Leave a comment

When you’re thinking about buying a fixer-upper, there are a few factors to take into consideration before taking the next steps in the buying and renovating process. Make sure you know exactly what you are looking for when on the hunt for your fixer-upper. It will make the search process less stressful. It also helps... View Article

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Current Mortgage Rates for Wednesday, August 24, 2016

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Welcome to the TMS current mortgage rates blog. There’s some economic data out today, but first, your daily mortgage rate forecast/advice. Click here to get today’s latest mortgage rates. Where are mortgage rates going? It’s another day of flat mortgage rates. The slow march toward Friday’s Janet Yellen speech and GDP number continues. The yield... View Article

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Five Signs of a Competitive Market

August 23, 2016 by Leave a comment

Affordable starter homes for first-time buyers are in great demand this year, leading to shrinking inventories. Fewer homes to choose from means that buyers’ options are limited. This leads to increased competition for those homes that are available, spurring bidding wars and pricing out entry-level buyers. A recent analysis by Zillow found that there were... View Article

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Current Mortgage Rates for Tuesday, August 23, 2016

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Welcome to the TMS current mortgage rates blog. There’s some economic data out today, but first, your daily mortgage rate forecast/advice. Click here to get today’s latest mortgage rates. Where are mortgage rates going? The U.S. markets are in a bit of a holding pattern at the moment. Yesterday, a mere .12% drop in the Dow... View Article

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Current Mortgage Rates for Monday, August 22, 2016

August 22, 2016 by Leave a comment

Mortgage rates remain in more or less the same place they’ve been since the beginning of July.  Last week’s Primary Mortgage Market Survey from Freddie Mac showed that the average rate on a 30-year fixed-rate mortgage with 0.5 points was 3.43%, down from 3.45% the week before.  While bond yields have risen a bit since... View Article

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