Mortgage Rates

What’s Ahead For Mortgage Rates This Week – January 29, 2018

What’s Ahead For Mortgage Rates This Week – January 29, 2018

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December sales of previously-owned homes dipped to an 18-year low with a reading of 5.57 million sales on a seasonally-adjusted annual basis. Pre-owned home sales were expected to reach 5.73 million homes based on November’s downwardly- revised reading of 5.78 million sales. December sales were 3.6 percent lower month-to-month, but were 1.10 percent higher year-over-year.

What’s Ahead For Mortgage Rates This Week – January 16, 2018

What’s Ahead For Mortgage Rates This Week – January 16, 2018

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Consumer prices fell from November’s reading of 0.40 percent growth to o.10 percent growth in December, which matched expectations. The Core Consumer Price Index, which excludes volatile food and energy prices, dropped to 0.30 percent from November’s growth rate of 0.40 percent. Analysts expected a Core CPI reading of 0.20 percent for December.

What’s Ahead For Mortgage Rates This Week – December 11, 2017

What’s Ahead For Mortgage Rates This Week – December 11, 2017

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Last week’s economic reports included readings on projected top housing markets for 2018, weekly readings on mortgage rates and new jobless claims. Labor sector readings on private-sector job growth, private and public-sector job growth and the national unemployment rate were released. Projected top housing markets in 2018 were also released.

What’s Ahead For Mortgage Rates This Week – November 20, 2017

What’s Ahead For Mortgage Rates This Week – November 20, 2017

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Last week’s economic news included remarks by Fed Chair Janet Yellen about the diversity of opinions in the Federal Open Market Committee, readings on inflation, and the National Association of Home Builders Housing Market Index. The Commerce Department issued reports on housing starts and building permits issued; Freddie Mac and the Commerce Department issued weekly readings on mortgage rates and new jobless claims.