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Mortgage Rate Outlook : Rising Rates Subject To FOMC, Housing Data

Mortgage rates worsened last week. This week, with the Federal Reserve in session and housing data set for release, mortgage rates may rise again.

Mortgage Rates : Improve On Housing, No Quick Fix In Spain

Mortgage rates improved Friday after the Existing Home Sales report published and the EU Summit ended. Conforming, VA and FHA mortgage rates each improved.

Mortgage Rates : A 4th Straight Day Of Increases

Conforming and FHA mortgage rates worsened Thursday for the 4th straight day. Optimism in Europe is pulling U.S. mortgage rates up.

Foreclosures To Go Scarce In 2013 After Selling At Deep Discounts

Foreclosure volume sinks to a 5-year low, returning to pre-recession levels. For today's home buyer, it means fewer foreclosure opportunities in 2013.

Mortgage Rates : Rising On Strong Retail Sales, Holiday Season Hopes

Conforming mortgage rates increased on the day, and so did FHA and VA mortgage rates. Mortgage rates have moved to a 5-day high.

Mortgage Rates : Eke Out Gains Last Week; Housing Data Returns

Conforming mortgage rates improved last week, slightly. FHA and VA made bigger gains. Here's what ahead for this week.

Mortgage Rates : Reverse Course After Jobless Claims Data Error

Mortgage rates worsened Thursday morning until an error was discovered in the weekly Initial Jobless Claims data. Rates ended the day improved.

Mortgage Rates Break Winning Streak; Climb To 3.39% Nationwide

Conforming 30-year mortgage rates rose to 3.39% this week, breaking a 7-week mortgage rate winning streak. FHA and VA mortgage rates fared better.

Mortgage Rates : Falling After Strong 10-Year Treasury Auction

Mortgage rates improved Wednesday after a strong 10-year Treasury note auction spilled over into mortgage bonds. Conforming, FHA, VA and USDA mortgage rates improved.

For Real Estate Investors, 103 U.S. Metro Areas Deemed “Improving”

More than 100 U.S. cities are showing consistent, sustainable growth. For today's real estate investors, these towns may offer better long-term opportunity.

Mortgage Rates : Unchanged After Late-Day Sell-Off

Mortgage rates were mostly flat in a back-and-forth day of trading. Conforming, FHA, VA and jumbo mortgage rates closed unchanged.

Ultra-Low FHA Mortgage Rates Spark Purchasing Power Increase

As FHA mortgage rates fall, FHA-backed purchasing power reaches new heights. You can buy more home with an FHA-backed loan than ever before.

Mortgage Rates : Climbed Thursday Ahead Of September Jobs Report

On the same day that Freddie Mac announced 30-year mortgage rates at 3.36%, rates of all types got worse. FHA, VA and conforming rates climbed Thursday.

Mortgage Rates : Moving Lower As Spain May Delay Aid

Mortgage rates improved Tuesday for conforming loans, FHA mortgage and VA loans. Jumbo mortgage rates idled.

Mortgage Rates : Lower On Eurozone Troubles, Bernanke Rate Talk

Mortgage rates improved on Monday. FHA mortgage rates and VA mortgage rates made new, all-time lows and conforming loans dropped slightly.

Mortgage Rates Look Past Consumer Confidence Figures

Mortgage rates often rise after a strong Consumer Confidence report. Not this month. The Fed's QE3 is stealing headlines. Mortgage rates are down.

Mortgage Rates : Winning Streak Ends; Sharp Reversal On China

Conforming mortgage rates rose Thursday, breaking a 7-day winning streak. FHA mortgage rates and VA mortgage rates climbed Thursday as well.

Mortgage Rates : New, All-Time Low Expected For Thursday

Mortgage rates fell for the seventh straight day Wednesday. Thursday, they go for eight.

Mortgage Rates : Lower For 6 Straight Days, Going For Seven

Mortgage rates have improved for 6 straight days. A strong 5-year Treasury auction could make that seven-in-a-row.

Mortgage Rates : Lower On Greece, Germany

Mortgage rates improved today on new concerns for Greece and the Eurozone. Rates remain at all-time lows.