Tag Archive: Mortgages

Mortgage Monday – Week of January 10

January 17, 2022 by Leave a comment

With significant increases in mortgage rates and application volumes, 2022 is already showing us the effects of the Federal Reserve’s expedited tapering plan. Things are moving fast, so let’s get right into this week’s update with the latest mortgage industry news. Rates Update In the week ending January 13, Freddie Mac reported some of the... View Article

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What is a mortgage-backed security?

September 19, 2014 by Leave a comment

If you took out a mortgage loan to pay for your home, the odds are high that your mortgage is backing up a publicly traded security. This sounds complicated. But mortgage-backed securities are actually a common and important investment type today. Here’s how the process usually works: First, a homeowner takes out a mortgage from... View Article

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