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Why do Mortgage Rates Rise and Fall?
February 13, 2014

There are probably not a lot of people who watch mortgage rates on a daily basis. At least when compared to the general public who have their daily lives to manage and current mortgage rates are the least of their concerns. But when someone is thinking of refinancing their current home loan or hoping to […]

Mortgage Rate Shopping

Mortgage Rate Shopping for Today’s Savvy Consumer
November 6, 2013

Before you get serious about buying a home or refinancing a current mortgage, the first question you usually ask is, “I wonder what rates are like?” Mortgage interest rates have an impact on monthly payments, maximum loan amounts and the amount of interest paid over the life of a loan, so it pays to shop […]

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Employment Situation Report: Most Important Indicator for Mortgage Interest Rates
November 1, 2013

Investors who buy stocks and bond for their own retirement as well as professional money managers pay close attention to the array of economic reports released each month. Some reports are viewed with more importance than others but regardless of the degree of impact, investors evaluate the numbers as they are released. Check today’s mortgage […]

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Current Mortgage Interest Rates
May 25, 2016

Mortgage interest rates change daily. Keep up with current rates to make the best decision on your home mortgage. CURRENT MORTGAGE INTEREST RATES Mortgage Rates Reported 30-Year Fixed* 15-year Fixed* 5/1 ARM* 5/19/16 3.58↑ 2.81%↔ 2.80%↑ 5/12/16 3.57% 2.81% 2.78% 5/5/16 3.61% 2.86% 2.80% 4/28/16 3.66% 2.89% 2.86% 4/21/16 3.59% 2.85% 2.81% 4/14/16 3.58% 2.86% […]

Mortgage Rates Lower Despite Less Fed Involvement

Fed’s Rate Reducing Strategy Ending, Mortgage Rates at 12-month Lows Anyway
July 9, 2014

If you pay any attention to the mortgage rate market, you’ve likely heard the term “quantitative easing” used every now and then, or perhaps the term “QE3.” Quantitative easing has a profound effect on mortgage rates, at least, it usually does. Click here for a free refinance rate quote. Mortgage Rates: Lower than a Year […]

5 economic reports that affect mortgage interest rates

5 Most Important Economic Reports that Affect Mortgage Interest Rates
June 5, 2014

Investors, both large and small, seek out information that might provide a guiding light to the future. Economic forecasts can impact where an investor will arrange assets in a particular sector. When times are looking good, more money tends to flow into stocks. And when times are not looking so good, funds gravitate toward bonds […]