Category Archives: Trends

U.S. Mortgage Rate on a Falling Streak

Average 30 year fixed mortgage rate slipped from 4.14% to 4.12% last week. Average 15 year fixed mortgage rate plummeted as well, from 3.25% to 3.21%. This is the fifth straight week of U.S. mortgage rates continuing to tumble down. … Continue reading

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Top 7 Mortgage Trends in 2014

The year 2014 is expected to bring a significant transition to the mortgage industry. Here are the top 5 mortgage trends, good and bad for this year. 1. Mortgage rates likely to rise in 2014 Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac … Continue reading

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The Outcomes of Mortgage Rate Hike for Lenders

In a statement issued by Frank Nothaft, chief economist with The Federal Home Loan Mortgage Corporation or Freddie Mac, the mortgage rates are expected to touch 5% because of the qualitative easing by the Federal Reserve. “I do think in … Continue reading

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The Current Mortgage Trouble Is Just the Tip of an Iceberg

As the increasing number of home loans hit their 10 year mark it could make a lot of borrowers start paying the principal amount on the loans that they took during the housing bubble a decade ago. They would also … Continue reading

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Are We Getting Closer to Another Housing Bubble?

Home prices in most of the metros in fourth quarter of 2013 looked undervalued and this is the reason that some people are still questioning whether the market is getting closer to another housing bubble like it did back in … Continue reading

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