Advanced Social Media

July 22, 2016 by Leave a comment

This article is part of a series put together by the Total Mortgage marketing team that provides loan officers and other sales professionals with a crash course in marketing and self-promotion. To read other articles in this series, click here. Mastering social media isn’t all about sharing articles and favoriting posts. It becomes a whole... View Article

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Current Mortgage Rates for Friday, July 22, 2016

July 22, 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? Rates continue to tick up in Freddie Mac PMMS Yesterday was Thursday, and that means the folks over... View Article

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Current Mortgage Rates for Thursday, July 21, 2016

July 21, 2016 by Leave a comment

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 PMMS has rates up slightly The Freddie Mac Primary Mortgage Market Survey got released today, as it has a... View Article

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Ever Lower Rates Bring out the Serial Refinancers

July 19, 2016 by Leave a comment

Brexit, the British decision to leave the European Union, is the latest unexpected event that’s driving down mortgage interest rates as investors flee Great Britain and European markets for the safety of US Treasury bonds and mortgage-backed securities. Europe’s dilemma is a boon for American homeowners as the uncertainty in Europe took raising rates off... View Article

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Current Mortgage Rates for Tuesday, July 19, 2016

July 19, 2016 by Leave a comment

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 a slow week, with very little economic data out. We’re in the so-called “black-out” stage where the Federal Reserve Officials go... View Article

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Current Mortgage Rates for Monday, July 18, 2016

July 18, 2016 by Leave a comment

Bonds sold off late last week, and mortgage rates rose.  Freddie Mac’s Primary Mortgage Market Survey showed the average rate on a 30-year fixed-rate mortgage rising from 3.41% with 0.5 points to 3.42% with 0.5 points, but the survey is issued on Thursday and most of the responses are collected early in the week.  Bonds... View Article

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Current Mortgage Rates for Friday, July 15, 2016

July 15, 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? Treasury yields are on the rise this morning after a strong retail spending report was released. The 10-year... View Article

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Pokemon GO Spurs Home Prices to All-Time Highs

July 15, 2016 by Leave a comment

Okay, not really. But there is some reason to believe Pokémon GO—the mobile app game that is currently taking the world by storm—could potentially influence home prices. For the uninitiated, Pokémon GO is an augmented reality game that you play on your smartphone. It uses your phone’s time tracking, camera, and location functionalities to create... View Article

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