Trump May Reverse FHA Mortgage Insurance Cost Reduction

January 20, 2017 by Leave a comment

On January 27th, new cuts to the FHA’s mortgage insurance premiums were supposed to go into effect. The real question, though, is whether or not they’ll stay in effect. Earlier in the month, Julián Castro, the outgoing Secretary of the Department of Housing and Urban Development, announced  a 25 basis point cut in mortgage insurance for FHA... View Article

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Current Mortgage Rates for Friday, January 20, 2017

January 20, 2017 by Leave a comment

Happy Friday and welcome to the Total Mortgage Current Mortgage Rates Blog. There’s some economic news happening 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 pace this morning to log their first weekly gain in a month. Positive inflation... View Article

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Current Mortgage Rates for Thursday, January 19, 2017

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Welcome to the Total Mortgage 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? Stronger inflation data (CPI, Industrial Production, Beige Book) out yesterday pushed up treasury yields, driving mortgage rates higher. That trend... View Article

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Current Mortgage Rates for Wednesday, January 18, 2017

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Welcome to the Total Mortgage 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. Investors this morning are a) pleased with the inflation readings in the... View Article

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Take a Peek Inside California’s Famous “Flintstone House”

January 17, 2017 by Leave a comment

Okay, so this isn’t actually the house of Bedrock couple Fred and Wilma. It’s a little too, well, three-dimensional for that. It’s still pretty darn cool, though. The 2,730 square foot home was designed and built in 1976 by architect William Nicholson and builder Wayne Da San Martino. And it wasn’t constructed like any other house.... View Article

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Current Mortgage Rates for Tuesday, January 17, 2017

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Welcome to the Total Mortgage 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? Potential conflict in the Republican Party, Theresa May’s speech, and some fedspeak is causing U.S. treasury yields to decline this... View Article

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Current Mortgage Rates for Monday, January, 16, 2017

January 16, 2017 by Leave a comment

Welcome to the Total Mortgage 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? Markets dealing with uncertainty this week Regular market trading is closed today in observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day.... View Article

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Current Mortgage Rates for Friday, January 13, 2017

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Happy Friday, and welcome to the Total Mortgage 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 string of strong data was released, including... View Article

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