Posts Covering Mortgage Market Headlines
December 17, 2015 in Mortgage Market Headlines
A survey of 1,000 readers of TheMortgageReports.com showed that consumers are spending less this holiday season -- and that bodes well for mortgage rates.
December 16, 2015 in Mortgage Market Headlines
Choosing whether to buy or rent in 2016? Long-term, you may be better off buying -- especially because home values often climb faster than consumers expect.
November 13, 2015 in Mortgage Market Headlines
Home affordability is worsening despite today's ultra-low mortgage rates. What should a home buyer do? Buy today, or wait for next year? Analysis plus access to live rates.
November 10, 2015 in Mortgage Market Headlines
Fannie Mae survey shows that consumers expect mortgage rates to be higher in 2016 -- but that's what they say EVERY year. Are consumers finally right?
June 9, 2015 in Mortgage Market Headlines
U.S. consumers expect mortgage interest rates to rise in 2015, but consumers are notoriously bad about mortgage rate predictions. Full analysis plus complimentary mortgage rate quotes.
January 6, 2015 in Mortgage Market Headlines
Mortgage lenders are closing refinances more quickly, which has helped to lower mortgage rates 1/8% or more. Analysis and live rate quotes.
December 16, 2014 in Mortgage Market Headlines
U.S. consumers expect mortgage interest rates to rise in 2015. Are they right? What's ahead for housing and mortgage, plus access to today's live rates.
April 18, 2014 in Mortgage Market Headlines
Consumers expect mortgage rates, home prices, *and* rents to be higher through 2014. No wonder most think "now is a good time to buy".
December 26, 2013 in Mortgage Market Headlines
Want cash for home improvement projects? Use the traditional "cash-out" refinance, or look to the FHA and VA home improvement loans.
December 10, 2013 in Mortgage Market Headlines
Atherton, California ranks as the #1 most expensive ZIP code for 2013. Where does your city rank, and what will a mortgage cost in your area? Get today's live rates here.
June 19, 2013 in Mortgage Market Headlines
Nearly 275 U.S. metropolitan areas are expanding. Is your home city "improving"? For real estate investors, an Opportunity Roadmap.
June 5, 2013 in Mortgage Market Headlines
Even with mortgage rates up, refinance applications outnumber purchases 2-to-1. See how HARP 2.0 has buoyed the market, and what's ahead for HARP 3.0.
March 8, 2013 in Mortgage Market Headlines
As mortgage rates rise and home prices climb, savvy U.S. consumers have rushed to refinance and purchase homes.
March 6, 2013 in Mortgage Market Headlines
Alpine, New Jersey tops a California-dominated list of Most Expensive U.S. Neighborhoods.
February 13, 2013 in Mortgage Market Headlines
U.S. homeowners expect rents to rise faster than home prices in 2013, and mortgage rates to increase for all mortgage loan types.
February 11, 2013 in Mortgage Market Headlines
The Mortgage Bankers Association projects that mortgage rates will be 4.4% in 2013, an increase of more than one percentage point.
February 6, 2013 in Mortgage Market Headlines
One month into 2013, here's what to expect through December with respect to housing, mortgage rates, foreclosures, and home affordability.
January 21, 2013 in Mortgage Market Headlines
Mortgage rates rose last week, continuing this year's terrible start. Here's what to expect from mortgage rates this week.
2016 Conforming, FHA, & VA Loan Limits
Mortgage loan limits for every U.S. county, as published by Fannie Mae & Freddie Mac, the Federal Housing Administration (FHA), and the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA)