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About Carter Wessman

Carter Wessman is originally from the charming town of Norfolk, Massachusetts. When he isn’t busy writing about mortgage related topics, you can find him playing table tennis, or jamming on his bass guitar.

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5 Tips for Buying a Home This Spring

March 22, 2017 4:21 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

While some may argue about what season is the best for real estate transactions, there’s no debating that some serious home buying buzz gets created every spring. So if you’re a potential home buyer looking to get in on the action, read on and find out how to maximize your chances of moving into your dream home... View Article


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Current Mortgage Rates for Tuesday, March 21, 2017

March 21, 2017 11:12 am Published by Leave your thoughts

Welcome to the Total Mortgage Current Mortgage Rates Blog. There’s some economic data out today, but first, your daily mortgage rate forecast/advice. Where are mortgage rates going? French Presidential Debate Causes Brief Bond Rally With little domestic data out this week, investors are taking their cues from foreign developments. Last night was the first debate between... View Article


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Current Mortgage Rates for Monday, March 20, 2017

March 20, 2017 11:04 am Published by Leave your thoughts

Welcome to the Total Mortgage Current Mortgage Rates Blog. There’s some economic data out today, but first, your daily mortgage rate forecast/advice. Where are mortgage rates going? Mortgage rates remain lower The week ahead isn’t overflowing with influential economic data, but we do get to hear from several Fed officials for the first time since... View Article


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Current Mortgage Rates for Thursday, March 16, 2017

March 16, 2017 11:01 am Published by Leave your thoughts

Welcome to the Total Mortgage Current Mortgage Rates Blog. There’s a decent bit of economic data out today, but first, your daily mortgage rate forecast/advice. Where are mortgage rates going? FOMC raises federal funds rate but mortgage rates fall The Federal Reserve’s Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) decided to raise the target range for the... View Article


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Federal Reserve Raises Rates for Third Time in a Decade

March 15, 2017 3:48 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

FOMC ends meeting with rate hike The Federal Reserve’s Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) concluded their two day meeting this afternoon with a written statement that declared they raised the target range for the nation’s benchmark interest rate–the federal funds rate–by a quarter point to 0.75%-1.00%. It was a nearly unanimous vote, with only one dissent... View Article