Posts Covering Federal Reserve

Your Mortgage Rate Strategy For This Week’s FOMC Meeting

The Fed adjourns from a 2-day meeting Wednesday. The Fed doesn't set your mortgage rates but it influences them. Consider locking in now -- before rates rise.

As The Federal Reserve Stays On Message, 30-Year Mortgage Rates Persist Near 4%

The Federal Reserve is a long way from removing market stimulus. How it's affecting mortgage rates and what to expect. Analysis and quotes.

Fed Cuts QE3 For Fifth Straight Meeting; 30-Year Mortgage Rates Drop Anyway

Mortgage rates are lower after the Federal Reserve's June 2014 meeting, and have moved within ticks of this year's lows. Analysis and live mortgage rates.

Federal Reserve Signals Unpredictable Mortgage Rates Through April, May, June 2014

The Federal Reserve changed its messaging to markets. How it's affecting mortgage rates and what to expect. Analysis and live mortgage rate quotes.

Fed Cuts QE3 For Second Straight Meeting; Mortgage Rates (Surprisingly) Improve

The Federal Reserve January 2013 statement included a second QE3 taper. Unexpectedly, though, mortgage rates are dropping. Get a live market quote here.

When Will The Federal Reserve End Its Support For Low Mortgage Rates For Good?

The Federal Reserve has started to end its support for low mortgage rates. What's the latest you can lock, and still get a great low rate? Find out here.

FOMC Says No More Holding Mortgage Rates At Artificial Lows; QE3 To Start Its Taper

The Federal Reserve December 2013 statement announced the QE3 taper. Why mortgage rates won't immediately rise and what you should look for.

This Week : Will The Federal Reserve Finally End Its “Low Mortgage Rate” Program?

Low mortgage rates are at risk. The Federal Reserve meets this week and the group could begin winding down QE3. What it means for mortgage rates through the next 16 weeks.

Mortgage Rates Unexpectedly Rise After The Federal Reserve Releases Its October Fed Minutes

At least one Federal Reserve members wants to end QE3 in the very near future. Wall Street doesn't like the news. Mortgage rates are rising. Is this your last chance for low rates?

Mortgage Rates Terrific After Federal Reserve Declares “No Taper for QE3″

The Federal Reserve has left its mortgage rate-suppressing QE3 in play for another 6 weeks, at least. See today's rates. Don't miss out.

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2014 Conforming & FHA Loan Limits

Mortgage loan limits for every U.S. county,
as published by Fannie Mae & Freddie Mac, and the FHA.