Today's Rates

Mtg Loan Rate APR
30-yr Fixed 4.32% 4.37%
15-yr Fixed 3.77% 3.84%
1-yr Adj 3.57% 3.6%
* national averages
Mortgage News:
 
MBS RECAP: Another Chance to Not Get Your Hopes Up
2/16/2018 3:14 PM
Posted To: MBS CommentaryTiny pockets of gains have come and gone in the vast sea of red that's dominated 2018 so far. Each pocket has attempted to lure optimists into a "bull trap." In other words, originators want to be bullish on rates, so they're more likely to take the best available...Read More
 
Mortgage Rates Catch a Break Before Long Weekend
2/16/2018 2:49 PM
Posted To: Mortgage Rate WatchFinancial markets in the US will be closed for President"s Day on Monday. Thus, mortgage lenders will not be open, nor will they be accepting locks. Given that mortgage rates took the road less traveled in 2018 and actually moved lower, it"s worth having a chat with your mortgage p...Read More
 
Fannie Mae: So Now Things are Moving Too Fast?
2/16/2018 11:36 AM
Posted To: MND NewsWireSome people are never happy . For most of the ten years following the start of the Great Recession the experts have focused (can we say harped?) on the theme of a slow recovery. Now, after a couple of upticks in the inflation rate, Fannie Mae has headlined its February Economic Developments release...Read More
 
MBS Day Ahead: In a Position to Improve?
2/16/2018 9:16 AM
Posted To: MBS CommentaryWhile they're extremely important to institutional investors and analysts, the role of trading positions in the bond market is one of the most easily overlooked factors in rate movement over shorter time horizons. "Positions" is just a fancy way to refer to how many d...Read More
 
A Happy New Year for Construction Stats
2/16/2018 8:59 AM
Posted To: MND NewsWireResidential construction got off to a strong start in January, with sizable increases in both permits and housing starts and only a slight downturn in completions. The gains follow a particularly disappointing performance in construction starts in December. Statistics were spotty on a regional basi...Read More
 
Subservicing Product; Tax Changes" Impact on Business
2/16/2018 8:11 AM
Posted To: Pipeline PressMortgage rates are greatly influenced by supply and demand. And if both the U.S. government and individuals need to borrow money, the government usually wins. Total U.S. household debt hit an all-time high of $13.15 trillion at the end of 2017 . That’s up $193 ...Read More
 
MBS RECAP: Deceptively Bad Day For Bonds
2/15/2018 3:14 PM
Posted To: MBS CommentaryAt face value, today was great! Bonds overlooked all of the morning's economic data (no surprise) and made modest gains that were subsequently held throughout the session. There was very little volatility. The ground-holding came despite gains in stocks. And multiple lenders re...Read More
 
Rates Hold Steady Despite Stock Gains
2/15/2018 2:41 PM
Posted To: Mortgage Rate WatchMortgage rates were roughly unchanged today. Some lenders even offered improved rates in the afternoon as underlying bond markets managed to hold modest gains. All this despite another winning day for stocks (5th in a row now). Much has been made of the interaction between stocks a...Read More
 
Fannie/Freddie Need Your Money Again, But Not Like They Used To
2/15/2018 1:04 PM
Posted To: MND NewsWireWhile the prospect of Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac needing taxpayer money conjures up images of a failing mortgage market requiring a government bailout, that"s very far from the case this time around. In fact, taxpayers continue to come out way ahead with respect to the GSEs" conservatorship agreeme...Read More
 
Homebuilders More Optimistic Over the Next Six Months
2/15/2018 9:37 AM
Posted To: MND NewsWireNew home builders are looking ahead, and the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) says this optimism was reflected in its Housing Market Index (HMI) for February. While the total HMI, which is also sponsored by Wells Fargo, was unchanged from January at 72, its most forward-looking componen...Read More




Mortgage News:
 
MBS RECAP: Another Chance to Not Get Your Hopes Up
2/16/2018 3:14 PM
Posted To: MBS CommentaryTiny pockets of gains have come and gone in the vast sea of red that's dominated 2018 so far. Each pocket has attempted to lure optimists into a "bull trap." In other words, originators want to be bullish on rates, so they're more likely to take the best available...Read More
 
Mortgage Rates Catch a Break Before Long Weekend
2/16/2018 2:49 PM
Posted To: Mortgage Rate WatchFinancial markets in the US will be closed for President"s Day on Monday. Thus, mortgage lenders will not be open, nor will they be accepting locks. Given that mortgage rates took the road less traveled in 2018 and actually moved lower, it"s worth having a chat with your mortgage p...Read More
 
Fannie Mae: So Now Things are Moving Too Fast?
2/16/2018 11:36 AM
Posted To: MND NewsWireSome people are never happy . For most of the ten years following the start of the Great Recession the experts have focused (can we say harped?) on the theme of a slow recovery. Now, after a couple of upticks in the inflation rate, Fannie Mae has headlined its February Economic Developments release...Read More
 
MBS Day Ahead: In a Position to Improve?
2/16/2018 9:16 AM
Posted To: MBS CommentaryWhile they're extremely important to institutional investors and analysts, the role of trading positions in the bond market is one of the most easily overlooked factors in rate movement over shorter time horizons. "Positions" is just a fancy way to refer to how many d...Read More
 
A Happy New Year for Construction Stats
2/16/2018 8:59 AM
Posted To: MND NewsWireResidential construction got off to a strong start in January, with sizable increases in both permits and housing starts and only a slight downturn in completions. The gains follow a particularly disappointing performance in construction starts in December. Statistics were spotty on a regional basi...Read More
 
Subservicing Product; Tax Changes" Impact on Business
2/16/2018 8:11 AM
Posted To: Pipeline PressMortgage rates are greatly influenced by supply and demand. And if both the U.S. government and individuals need to borrow money, the government usually wins. Total U.S. household debt hit an all-time high of $13.15 trillion at the end of 2017 . That’s up $193 ...Read More
 
MBS RECAP: Deceptively Bad Day For Bonds
2/15/2018 3:14 PM
Posted To: MBS CommentaryAt face value, today was great! Bonds overlooked all of the morning's economic data (no surprise) and made modest gains that were subsequently held throughout the session. There was very little volatility. The ground-holding came despite gains in stocks. And multiple lenders re...Read More
 
Rates Hold Steady Despite Stock Gains
2/15/2018 2:41 PM
Posted To: Mortgage Rate WatchMortgage rates were roughly unchanged today. Some lenders even offered improved rates in the afternoon as underlying bond markets managed to hold modest gains. All this despite another winning day for stocks (5th in a row now). Much has been made of the interaction between stocks a...Read More
 
Fannie/Freddie Need Your Money Again, But Not Like They Used To
2/15/2018 1:04 PM
Posted To: MND NewsWireWhile the prospect of Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac needing taxpayer money conjures up images of a failing mortgage market requiring a government bailout, that"s very far from the case this time around. In fact, taxpayers continue to come out way ahead with respect to the GSEs" conservatorship agreeme...Read More
 
Homebuilders More Optimistic Over the Next Six Months
2/15/2018 9:37 AM
Posted To: MND NewsWireNew home builders are looking ahead, and the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) says this optimism was reflected in its Housing Market Index (HMI) for February. While the total HMI, which is also sponsored by Wells Fargo, was unchanged from January at 72, its most forward-looking componen...Read More




Today's Rates

Mtg Loan Rate APR
30-yr Fixed 4.32% 4.37%
15-yr Fixed 3.77% 3.84%
1-yr Adj 3.57% 3.6%
* national averages