Mortgage Rate Insider

Posted by on Mar 31, 2015 in News | No Comments

Rates At a Glance Mortgage Rates Currently Trending Today’s Mortgage Rate Forecast Today’s Potential Rate Volatility Neutral Neutral High (by Sigma Research) Today’s Mortgage Rate Summary How Rates Move: Conventional and Government (FHA and VA) lenders set their rates based on the pricing of Mortgage-Backed Securities (MBS) which are traded in real time, all day […]

Market Analysis March 30, 2015

Posted by on Mar 30, 2015 in News | No Comments

Daily Market Analysis The stock market started on fire this morning, the rate markets began slightly better with the dollar gaining strength. At 8:30 Feb personal income, expected +0.3% was +0.4%, personal spending not as strong, the estimates were for an increase of +0.2%, as reported +0.1%. The PCE was in line. The report didn’t […]

Market Analysis 03/27/15

Posted by on Mar 27, 2015 in News | No Comments

Daily Market Analysis A good start this morning, not much but the recent increase in rates has held support levels….so far. The 10 has to stay below 2.00% to keep the bond and MBS markets in their bullish patterns. Wednesday and yesterday saw strong selling taking the 10 yield up 13 bps in yield and […]

Mortgage Market Update 03/27/15

Posted by on Mar 27, 2015 in News | No Comments

Rates At a Glance Mortgage Rates Currently Trending Today’s Mortgage Rate Forecast Today’s Potential Rate Volatility Neutral Neutral High (by Sigma Research) Today’s Mortgage Rate Summary How Rates Move: Conventional and Government (FHA and VA) lenders set their rates based on the pricing of Mortgage-Backed Securities (MBS) which are traded in real time, all day […]

Rates are extremely volatile 03-26-15

Posted by on Mar 26, 2015 in News | No Comments

Rates At a Glance Mortgage Rates Currently Trending Today’s Mortgage Rate Forecast Today’s Potential Rate Volatility Higher Higher High (by Sigma Research) Today’s Mortgage Rate Summary How Rates Move: Conventional and Government (FHA and VA) lenders set their rates based on the pricing of Mortgage-Backed Securities (MBS) which are traded in real time, all day […]

Market update 03-26-15

Posted by on Mar 26, 2015 in News | No Comments

Daily Market Analysis Weekly claims at 8:30 were a little better than expectations but overall not deviant. Claims were expected about unchanged frm last week, as reported declined 9K to 282K; the 4 wk average 297K frm 304,750 last week, continuing claims declined 6K to 2.42 mil. Prior to the report the 10 yr and […]

Mortgage Rate Insider 03-25-15

Posted by on Mar 25, 2015 in News | No Comments

Today’s Mortgage Rate Summary How Rates Move: Conventional and Government (FHA and VA) lenders set their rates based on the pricing of Mortgage-Backed Securities (MBS) which are traded in real time, all day in the bond market.  This means rates or loan fees (mortgage pricing) moves throughout the day, being affected by a variety of […]

Daily Market Analysis 03-25-15

Posted by on Mar 25, 2015 in News | No Comments

Daily Market Analysis Kind of a quiet start this morning for treasuries and MBSs; stock indexes also traded generally unchanged early on today. The weekly MBA mortgage applications were much better for a change; the overall apps increased 9.5% from last week, purchases increased 5.0% while re-finances increased 12.0%. Lower rates always get the job […]

Market Analysis 03-24-15

Posted by on Mar 24, 2015 in News | No Comments

Daily Market Analysis The bond and mortgage markets opened flat this morning after a generally flat day yesterday US stock indexes in very early activity this morning were better, also after a generally quiet session yesterday. Yesterday Feb existing home sales were slightly weaker than forecasts, +1.2% against +3.4% expected. At 8:30 Feb CPI expected […]

Mortgage Rate Market 03-24-2015

Posted by on Mar 24, 2015 in News | No Comments

Rates At a Glance Mortgage Rates Currently Trending Today’s Mortgage Rate Forecast Today’s Potential Rate Volatility Neutral Neutral Average (by Sigma Research) Today’s Mortgage Rate Summary How Rates Move: Conventional and Government (FHA and VA) lenders set their rates based on the pricing of Mortgage-Backed Securities (MBS) which are traded in real time, all day […]