Current Mortgage Rates for Friday, March 10, 2017

Mar 10 11:05am Total Mortgage Underwritings Blog
Welcome to the Total Mortgage Current Mortgage Rates Blog. There’s a decent bit of economic data out today, but first, your daily mortgage rate forecast/advice. Where are mortgage rates going? February jobs report is good enough to secure March rate hike The monthly jobs report got released earlier this morning, revealing that 235,000 private-sector jobs... View Article...
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You Can Expect A Fed Rate Hike In March, Thanks To The Jobs Report

Mar 10 10:20am Mortgage Rates, Mortgage News and Strategy : The Mortgage Reports
The February Non-Farm Payrolls all but locked in a rate hike by the Federal Reserve in March. Should you lock your mortgage rate? Insight and analysis.
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Mortgage Rates Friday, March 10: Moving Higher; Solid Jobs Report Tees Up Fed Rate Hike

Mar 10 10:15am Mortgages – NerdWallet
Thirty-year fixed and 15-year fixed rates moved slightly higher, while 5/1 ARM rates were unchanged today, according to a NerdWallet survey of mortgage rates published by national lenders on Friday morning. The U.S.…...
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Mortgage Rates Today, March 10, 2017, Plus Lock Recommendations

Mar 10 10:12am Mortgage Rates, Mortgage News and Strategy : The Mortgage Reports
Mortgage rates today are driven by movements in financial markets worldwide. When the economy heats up, bondes price drop and rates increase. When the economy pulls back, interest rates tend to fall.
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First Time Home Buyer : The Early-2017 Guide to Buying a Home

Mar 10 6:55am Mortgage Rates, Mortgage News and Strategy : The Mortgage Reports
A step-by-step, non-biased walkthrough of today's home buying process. Read more, plus get access to today's live mortgage rates which are currently near their lowest of all-time.
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Mortgage Rates Thursday, March 9: Setting 2017 Highs; Millennials Make a Move

Mar 9 11:38am Mortgages – NerdWallet
Thirty-year fixed, 15-year fixed and 5/1 ARM rates all moved higher again today, according to a NerdWallet survey of current mortgage rates published by national lenders on Thursday morning. The bond market has…...
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Current Mortgage Rates for Thursday, March 9, 2017

Mar 9 10:55am Total Mortgage Underwritings Blog
Welcome to the Total Mortgage Current Mortgage Rates Blog. There’s a decent bit of economic data out today, but first, your daily mortgage rate forecast/advice. Where are mortgage rates going? Mortgage rates spike in Freddie Mac PMMS The Freddie Mac Primary Mortgage Market Survey got released this morning and it’s showing that mortgage rates shot... View Article...
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Mortgage Rates Today, March 9, 2017, Plus Lock Recommendations

Mar 9 10:47am Mortgage Rates, Mortgage News and Strategy : The Mortgage Reports
Mortgage rates today are driven by movements in financial markets worldwide. When the economy heats up, bondes price drop and rates increase. When the economy pulls back, interest rates tend to fall.
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Todays Mortgage Rates Pressured By The Fed, Hot Job Market

Mar 9 10:14am Mortgage Rates, Mortgage News and Strategy : The Mortgage Reports
Current mortgage rates are rising on rate-unfriendly news. Will the change direction and go lower, or continue skyward? Prediction and analysis.
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Interest rates unchanged on savings, CDs

Mar 9 9:30am Bankrate.com
Want to know if you're getting a good rate on your savings and CDs? Take a look at Bankrate's national averages and find out.
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Refinance rates move up for Thursday

Mar 9 9:01am Bankrate.com
If you're thinking about refinancing, it may be a great time to lock in a rate.
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Refinance Your ARM To Another ARM?

Mar 9 7:30am Mortgage Rates, Mortgage News and Strategy : The Mortgage Reports
If you have an adjustable rate mortgage that's about to reset, you're probably concerned. In a rising rate environment, ARM loan interest rates and payments can skyrocket. But you refinance your ARM to another ARM before that happens.
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A Return to ARMs

Mar 8 7:01pm The Truth About Mortgage.com
Can you believe it’s already March? I can’t either, but it is, heck, it’s nearly April if you think about it, without overthinking it. Anyway, 2017 is well underway and the news so far in the mortgage world isn’t all that rosy. The leading headline this year has been higher mortgage rates, backed by a [&hellip...
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Study: Home Prices Are 33% Cheaper Than In 2006

Mar 8 12:54pm Mortgage Rates, Mortgage News and Strategy : The Mortgage Reports
A study reveals that homes are much more affordable than they were at the height of last decade's housing boom despite home value increases of late.
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Mortgage Rates Wednesday, March 8: 14-Week High; Adjustable-Rate Mortgage Apps Surge

Mar 8 11:38am Mortgages – NerdWallet
Thirty-year and 15-year fixed rates, as well as 5/1 ARM rates, all moved higher today, according to a NerdWallet survey of current mortgage rates published by national lenders Wednesday morning. Many lenders were…...
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Mortgage Rates Today, March 8, 2017, Plus Lock Recommendations

Mar 8 10:53am Mortgage Rates, Mortgage News and Strategy : The Mortgage Reports
Mortgage rates today are driven by movements in financial markets worldwide. When the economy heats up, bondes price drop and rates increase. When the economy pulls back, interest rates tend to fall.
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Current Mortgage Rates for Wednesday, March 8, 2017

Mar 8 10:40am Total Mortgage Underwritings Blog
Welcome to the Total Mortgage Current Mortgage Rates Blog. There’s a decent bit of economic data out today, but first, your daily mortgage rate forecast/advice. Where are mortgage rates going? Mortgage rates are moving sideways again this morning, as there’s little economic data out that would cause investors to make major shifts to their positions.... View Article...
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Mortgage rates advance for Wednesday

Mar 8 9:41am Bankrate.com
If you're thinking about refinancing, it may be a great time to lock in a rate.
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Young Homebuyers: Whats The Right Age To Buy A House?

Mar 8 7:30am Mortgage Rates, Mortgage News and Strategy : The Mortgage Reports
Young homebuyers can get a head start on wealth-building by buying early. But there are disadvantages, too. Find out if buying a home when you're very young is the right choice for you.
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How Do I Buy A Home Using a VA Mortgage With Part-Time Income?

Mar 8 2:44am Mortgage Rates, Mortgage News and Strategy : The Mortgage Reports
VA mortgages offer low interest rates and flexible guidelines for buyers & refinancing households -- including those with part-time and supplemental income.
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The Republican health care plan is out. Should you worry?

Mar 7 5:37pm Bankrate.com
After years of hating on the Affordable Care Act and vowing to repeal it, the Republicans are finally getting their wish. House Republicans released long-awaited legislation to replace it on Monday, and now the bills head to committees so they can have a field day marking them up. Keep in mind, this is all still...
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Ryan Lewis Lists Seattle Home for $7.95M

Mar 7 3:41pm Total Mortgage Underwritings Blog
The multi-talented Ryan Lewis is looking to ditch his Seattle waterfront estate for a cool $7.95 million. Located on the shore of the Puget Sound across from Olympic National Park, this 7,610 square foot stunner has some serious class. It’s been recently renovated with finishes that include Venetian plaster, gold leaf ceilings, distressed wood, flamed... View Article...
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USDA Streamline Refinance Program: Now Available In All 50 States

Mar 7 12:04pm Mortgage Rates, Mortgage News and Strategy : The Mortgage Reports
The USDA has launched its own version of the streamlined refinance program, similar to HARP and the FHA Streamline Refinance. No credit scores, no appraisals, and very low mortgage rates.
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Current Mortgage Rates for Tuesday, March 7, 2017

Mar 7 10:58am Total Mortgage Underwritings Blog
Welcome to the Total Mortgage Current Mortgage Rates Blog. There’s a decent bit of economic data out today, but first, your daily mortgage rate forecast/advice. Where are mortgage rates going? Mortgage rates in holding pattern Stocks opened lower this morning and are on track to finish slightly lower for the second straight day. It’s one... View Article...
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Mortgage Rates Tuesday, March 7: Mostly Higher; Americans Growing More Confident About Housing

Mar 7 10:57am Mortgages – NerdWallet
Thirty-year and 15-year fixed rates rose slightly, while 5/1 ARM rates held steady today, according to a NerdWallet survey of mortgage rates published by national lenders Tuesday morning. Mortgage Rates Today, Tuesday,…...
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Mortgage Rates Today, March 7, 2017, Plus Lock Recommendations

Mar 7 10:30am Mortgage Rates, Mortgage News and Strategy : The Mortgage Reports
Mortgage rates today are driven by movements in financial markets worldwide. When the economy heats up, bondes price drop and rates increase. When the economy pulls back, interest rates tend to fall.
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Refinance rates move up for Tuesday

Mar 7 9:53am Bankrate.com
If you're thinking about refinancing, it may be a great time to lock in a rate.
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Your States Most Popular Mortgage Lender Is Probably Local

Mar 7 9:00am Mortgages – NerdWallet
Home buyers have ample options when choosing a mortgage lender, including neighborhood credit unions, big-name national banks and online-only lenders. But which type appeals the most to consumers across the…...
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Shopping for a Mortgage How Many Mortgage Quotes Do I Need?

Mar 7 7:30am Mortgage Rates, Mortgage News and Strategy : The Mortgage Reports
Obtaining multiple mortgage quotes from competing lenders is a proven strategy for saving money when you finance a home. But how many quotes do you need to make sure that you get the best deal?...
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The 5/5 ARM Is an Adjustable-Rate Mortgage for the Faint of Heart

Mar 6 2:30pm The Truth About Mortgage.com
There’s a popular new loan in town that a lot of credit unions seem to be offering known as the “5/5 ARM,” which essentially replaces the more aggressive 5/1 ARM that continues to be the mainstay at larger banks and lenders. The San Francisco Federal Credit Union offers it via their POPPYLOAN, and PenFed also [&hellip...
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Warren Buffett Just Listed a Home for $11 Million That He Paid $150,000 For

Mar 6 1:06pm The Truth About Mortgage.com
At first glance, I’m wondering why he didn’t list it for $10,999,999, but shoot, he probably has a reason. Legendary investor Warren Buffett has finally listed his vacation home located at 27 Emerald Bay in Laguna Beach, CA for $11 million. It seems he’s finally ready to take some profits after breaking even – oh [&hellip...
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The Single Mothers Guide To Becoming A Homeowner

Mar 6 12:13pm Mortgage Rates, Mortgage News and Strategy : The Mortgage Reports
Single moms can sometimes have it rough trying to raise their children by themselves and pay the bills. Buying a house on top of all of that seems almost unachievable. But there are loans available and lots of assistance to make the dream of home ownership in reach for single mothers. Click here to check […]...
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Current Mortgage Rates for Monday, March 6, 2017

Mar 6 11:11am Total Mortgage Underwritings Blog
Welcome to the Total Mortgage Current Mortgage Rates Blog. There’s a decent bit of economic data out today, but first, your daily mortgage rate forecast/advice. Where are mortgage rates going? Mortgage rates are poised to rise A quarter point increase in the federal funds rate was all but guaranteed last week after a slew of... View Article...
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Mortgage Rates Monday, March 6: Stepping Higher; Wells Fargo Commits $60 Billion in Loans to Black Home Buyers

Mar 6 11:06am Mortgages – NerdWallet
Thirty-year fixed, 15-year fixed and 5/1 ARM rates all ticked higher today, according to a NerdWallet survey of current mortgage rates published by national lenders Monday morning. This is the fifth consecutive…...
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Mortgage Rates Today, March 6, 2017, Plus Lock Recommendations

Mar 6 11:00am Mortgage Rates, Mortgage News and Strategy : The Mortgage Reports
Mortgage rates today are driven by movements in financial markets worldwide. When the economy heats up, bondes price drop and rates increase. When the economy pulls back, interest rates tend to fall.
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Whats With Mortgage Rates? Experts Offer Predictions For The Remainder of 2017

Mar 6 7:30am Mortgage Rates, Mortgage News and Strategy : The Mortgage Reports
Where are mortgage rates headed in 2017? The bad news is that most experts think higher. The good news is, not much higher.
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Mortgage Closing: What Happens At Your Signing

Mar 6 7:30am Mortgage Rates, Mortgage News and Strategy : The Mortgage Reports
What happens at a mortgage closing? You sign documents making you responsible for a home loan. You pay closing costs. And yu get the keys to the kingdom.
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Whats Rural? Surprising Areas Classified As Rural By The USDA Mortgage Program

Mar 5 7:30am Mortgage Rates, Mortgage News and Strategy : The Mortgage Reports
The USDA Mortgage is available to those who buy homes in designated rural areas. But what exactly is rural? You might be surprised.
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9 Ways To Keep Your Mortgage Payments Low

Mar 4 7:30am Mortgage Rates, Mortgage News and Strategy : The Mortgage Reports
Home affordability depends on your mortgage payment. Here are several ways to keep your mortgage payment as low as possible.
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6 Tips for Buying a Starter Home in the Bay Area

Mar 3 5:34pm Mortgages – NerdWallet
By Steve Branton Learn more about Steve on NerdWallet’s Ask an Advisor The San Francisco Bay Area has many advantages for potential homeowners — including beautiful scenery, a vibrant arts…...
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Yellen confirms interest rate hike is likely. Make these moves now.

Mar 3 2:55pm Bankrate.com
The probability of a Fed rate hike this month passed 80 percent after Yellen's speech.
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Mortgage rates increase for Friday

Mar 3 1:00pm Bankrate.com
If you're thinking about refinancing, it may be a great time to lock in a rate.
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Are Home Buyers Worrying About the Wrong Thing?

Mar 3 11:55am The Truth About Mortgage.com
A recent Zillow survey of housing experts found that rising mortgage rates and their impact on affordability would “be the most significant force driving the 2017 housing market.” The prospect of rising rates beat out a lack of inventory, shifting household demographics, policy moves, and slow income growth coupled with rising home prices. At the [&hellip...
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Mortgage Rates Friday, March 3: Slightly Higher; The Average Credit Score of Millennial Home Buyers

Mar 3 11:10am Mortgages – NerdWallet
Thirty-year fixed, 15-year fixed and 5/1 ARM rates all notched higher today, according to a NerdWallet survey of mortgage rates published by national lenders Friday morning. The Fed funds futures trend indicates that…...
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Current Mortgage Rates for Friday, March 3, 2017

Mar 3 11:08am Total Mortgage Underwritings Blog
Happy Friday, and welcome to the Total Mortgage Current Mortgage Rates Blog. There’s a decent bit of economic data out today, but first, your daily mortgage rate forecast/advice. Where are mortgage rates going? It’s been an interesting week for U.S. markets. On Monday, investors were eagerly anticipating President Trump’s first address to a joint session of... View Article...
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Zero-Down USDA Home Loans vs FHA vs Conventional 97

Mar 3 11:05am Mortgage Rates, Mortgage News and Strategy : The Mortgage Reports
How do USDA loan costs compare to other loan types? It turns out these loans are some of the most affordable mortgages in the market today.
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VA Loans: Surviving Spouses Also Get 100% Financing, Lower Rates

Mar 3 11:00am Mortgage Rates, Mortgage News and Strategy : The Mortgage Reports
The VA mortgage has helped thousands of surviving spouses shore up finances and reduce homeownership costs.
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Can An Assumable Home Loan Help You Sell Your House?

Mar 3 7:30am Mortgage Rates, Mortgage News and Strategy : The Mortgage Reports
An assumable home loan can help sell your home faster, or get you a better price. This is especially true in a rising rate environment.
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American Express Platinums new huge rewards: $200 Uber credit and 5X spending on hotels

Mar 2 4:36pm Bankrate.com
Credit card wars: AmEx Platinum takes on Chase Sapphire Reserve, Citi Prestige with increased perks for cardholders.
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What is a Cash Out Refinance?

Mar 2 3:25pm Total Mortgage Underwritings Blog
Owning a home comes with its fair share of advantages. For most homeowners, the opportunity to build up equity is what draws them in. And as we saw in 2016, median home sale prices rose around 5.6\%. That trend should continue in 2017, with median home sale prices projected to increase by 5\%. Amazingly, if we... View Article...
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Real Home Price Gains Might Be Much Lower Than You Think

Mar 2 11:52am Mortgage Rates, Mortgage News and Strategy : The Mortgage Reports
Case-Shiller Index reports home values surpassed their 2006 best. But what is real home appreciation, and how does that affect buyers?...
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Mortgage Rates Thursday, March 2: Fixed Rates Up; Down Payments Lower

Mar 2 11:10am Mortgages – NerdWallet
Thirty-year and 15-year fixed rates were up incrementally, as 5/1 ARM rates held firm, according to a NerdWallet survey of mortgage rates today published by national lenders Thursday morning. Mortgage Rates Today, Thursday,…...
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Current Mortgage Rates for Thursday, March 2, 2017

Mar 2 10:31am Total Mortgage Underwritings Blog
Welcome to the Total Mortgage Current Mortgage Rates Blog. There’s a decent bit of economic data out today, but first, your daily mortgage rate forecast/advice. Where are mortgage rates going? Mortgage Rates Down in Freddie Mac PMMS The Freddie Mac Primary Mortgage Market Survey just got released and it’s showing that mortgage rates fell this... View Article...
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Are Mortgage Brokers Obsolete?

Mar 2 9:10am Mortgage Rates, Mortgage News and Strategy : The Mortgage Reports
Do mortgage brokers still have a place in American real estate financing? Or did the housing crisis a few years ago make it clear they have outlived their usefulness?...
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In-car payments: A wallet thats truly mobile

Mar 2 5:55am Bankrate.com
Paying while driving is convenient, but risky.
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Make these financial moves now: Interest rates are likely heading up

Mar 1 4:52pm Bankrate.com
There’s now a 68 percent probability the Fed will increase the federal funds rate at its policy meeting on March 14 and 15. What should you do?...
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Selena Gomezs Fort Worth Mansion is on the Market

Mar 1 4:49pm Total Mortgage Underwritings Blog
This ex-Disney starlet is on the move. Selena Gomez has put her Fort Worth, Texas home on the market for $2.999 million. She bought the home about two years ago to stay close to her Texas roots. In true Texas form, this place is massive. It’s just a hair over 10,000 square feet, with 5... View Article...
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Current Mortgage Rates for Wednesday, March 1, 2017

Mar 1 11:29am Total Mortgage Underwritings Blog
Welcome to the Total Mortgage Current Mortgage Rates Blog. There’s a decent bit of economic data out today, but first, your daily mortgage rate forecast/advice. Where are mortgage rates going? All eyes were on President Donald Trump last night as he went before a joint session of Congress last night for the first time. Financial... View Article...
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Mortgage Rates Wednesday, March 1: Sharply Higher as Dow Tops 21,000

Mar 1 11:14am Mortgages – NerdWallet
Thirty-year and 15-year fixed rates, as well as 5/1 ARM rates, are all higher once again today, according to a NerdWallet survey of mortgage rates published by national lenders Wednesday morning. The…...
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Mortgage Rates Today, March 1, 2017, Plus Lock Recommendations

Mar 1 11:13am Mortgage Rates, Mortgage News and Strategy : The Mortgage Reports
Mortgage rates today are driven by movements in financial markets worldwide. When the economy heats up, bod price drop and rates increase. When the economy pulls back, interest rates tend to drop.
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