Mortgage Rates Drop Dramatically

Thu, Apr 10: In an unforeseen dramatic day in the mortgage markets, rates have dropped significantly, without any certain cause, other than massive trading by investors.  The average 30 year rate is now down to 4.35% on 30-year fixed loans (down from about... More

Mortgage Rates Higher after Today's Fed Meeting

Wed, Mar 19: Average mortgage rates are up to about 4.5% after the Federal Reserve meeting today.  Investors were slightly surprised to hear that six members of the Fed changed their expectation of when and how much the Federal Reserve Rate will be adjuste... More

Spring is Right Around the Corner

Fri, Feb 28: Spring and the hottest time for real estate will be here in a couple months, which means that if you are planning on buying or selling property, it's time to start preparing! Planning on buying? Many sellers wait to list their properties unti... More

Rental Prices Too High, Harvard Study Says

Sat, Dec 21: A recent study by Harvard's Joint Center for Housing Studies has reported a rising price trend in rent - reporting prices that are approaching unaffordable in many markets. According to the study, a huge number of homeowners left their underwat... More

Mortgage Rules Changes for 2014

Thu, Nov 21: The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau's (CFPB) new mortgage regulations go into effect in January, and will significantly affect buyers across the country. The new rules are called "QM", short for Quality Mortgage, and are a result o... More

How the Government Shutdown is Affecting Housing

Sun, Oct 13: There was a lot of speculation about what would happen to mortgage rates and home prices in the midst of a government shutdown, and now that we are in the middle of one, it's easy to see what has changed - and it's not too much. Mortgage Ra... More

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