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What Mortgage Rates Are Doing This Week: Shoud I Lock Or Float?

Freddie Mac 30-year fixed rate mortgage ratesMortgage-backed securities (MBS) improved a bit last week, and rates remain near all-time low’s, continuing this year’s Refinance Boom and giving fuel to the budding housing market recovery. Read the rest of this entry »

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Posted by on December 3, 2012 in Mortgage Rates

 

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What Mortgage Rates Are Doing This Week : September 10, 2012

Mortgage markets worsened slightly in last week’s holiday-shortened week. As expected, Wall Street took its cues from Europe and from the U.S. jobs market, and mortgage rates moved across a wide range.

Home buyers in Sacramento and would-be refinancing households were greeted with wildly varying mortgage rates, depending on which day they loan-shopped.

According to Freddie Mac’s weekly mortgage rate survey, 30-year fixed rate mortgage rates averaged 3.55% nationwide last week, with an accompanying 0.7 discount points. Read the rest of this entry »

 
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Posted by on September 10, 2012 in Mortgage Rates

 

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What Mortgage Rates Are Doing This Week : May 7, 2012

Today's Rates May 7th, 2012 from Sacramentolener.com and dantheplanner.com

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After two weeks of no change, mortgage markets improved last week, pushing mortgage rates lower throughout California. But, are we poised for a reversal? According to the trends, mortgage backed bonds are in a overbought position and ripe for a selloff – Based on the indicators, there’s more room for rates to rise than to fall. Read the rest of this entry »

 
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Posted by on May 7, 2012 in Mortgage Rates

 

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Lock An Instant 13% Savings On Your Monthly Mortgage Payment

Mortgage payments down 13%

Falling mortgage rates make owning a home more affordable. Mortgage rates are directly tied to monthly mortgage payment so as mortgage rates drop, so does the cost of home-ownership.

It’s a money-saving time to buy a home in Sacramento — or to refinance one. Mortgage rates have never been this low in history. Read the rest of this entry »

 
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Posted by on February 7, 2012 in Mortgage Rates

 

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What Mortgage Rates Are Doing This Week : January 3, 2012

Jobs report due FridayMortgage rates improved last week during a holiday-shortened trading week. The mortgage bond markets closed Monday for Christmas, and closed early Friday afternoon. Trading volume was light all week-long, which contributed to a year-end rally.

Mortgage bonds made their largest one-week gain in two months as conforming mortgage rates in California fell to new lows nationwide. Read the rest of this entry »

 
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Posted by on January 3, 2012 in Mortgage Rates

 

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What Mortgage Rates Are Doing This Week : December 27, 2011

Existing home sales Mortgage markets worsened last week on renewed optimism in the european economy, more evidence of a U.S. economic recovery, and ongoing strength in housing.

The action sparked a stock market rally at the expense of mortgage bonds, sending conforming and FHA mortgage rates meaningfully higher for the first time in more than 2 months. Read the rest of this entry »

 
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Posted by on December 27, 2011 in Mortgage Rates

 

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Mortgage Payments Fall 12% Since February 2011

Mortgage payments in 2011

This is for my good friend Mark! We were at a year-end get-together (aka Drinking beer at the pub) with my rowing crew and he kept reminding me that rates are dropping. Thank you Mark! As mortgage rates drop, so do housing payments. It’s a good time to consider refinancing your home, or making an offer on a new one. Mortgage payment affordability has never been so high in history. Read the rest of this entry »

 
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Posted by on December 16, 2011 in Mortgage Blog, Mortgage Rates

 

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