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Economic Report: Household debt inches higher as auto loans rev up while mortgage originations fall

Household debt in the fourth quarter rose for the 18th straight period, edging up 0.2% to $13.54 trillion, the New York Fed said Tuesday, even as new mortgage debt fell to the lowest level in nearly four years......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchFeb 12th, 2019

Economic Report: Mortgage rates fall on worries about global economy

Rates for home loans declined, and now stand about eight basis points lower than their full-year average for 2018......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchFeb 7th, 2019

Economic Report: Mortgage rates rise for first time in 2019 but are expected to fall from here

Rates for home loans tick up in the most recent week, but all signs point to softening borrowing costs for homeowners in the coming weeks......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJan 31st, 2019

Economic Report: Mortgage rates surge to a near 8-year high as house-hunters race the clock

Rates for home loans jumped even higher in the most recent week, closing in on the 5% range, as some hardy house hunters wished they were back in the housing market of two years ago......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchNov 8th, 2018

Economic Report: Mortgage rates tick up again as Fannie, Freddie start a second decade in limbo

Rates for home loans were higher in the most recent week, in line with the bond market, but the federally-sponsored entities that guarantee mortgages are still locked in limbo, a decade on......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchSep 8th, 2018

Economic Report: Mortgage rates seesaw higher

Rates for home loans were mixed, with the benchmark 30-year fixed-rate mortgage up just one basis point from multi-month lows, as housing sputters and the bond market reflects investor anxiety......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchAug 30th, 2018

Economic Report: Mortgage rates inch up as housing market braces for slowing momentum

Rates for home loans spiralled higher after a three-week respite, suggesting there’s still some life left in the rotation out of fixed-income assets, and reason for housing market participants to be nervous about higher borrowing costs......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJul 12th, 2018

Economic Report: Mortgage rates ricochet higher after brief lull

Rates for home loans recovered from a short downturn and roared to their second-highest level of 2018, again setting up a test for a tight housing market......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJun 14th, 2018

Economic Report: Mortgage rates fall to 7-week low, as buyers catch a break

Rates for home loans dipped for the second-straight week, but look to resume their upward march soon......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJun 8th, 2018

Economic Report: Mortgage rates march to fresh 7-year high

Rates for home loans roared higher as investors sold bonds, setting up a fresh test for the strained housing market......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMay 24th, 2018

Economic Report: Mortgage rates march even higher, reach new 7-year high

Rates for home loans roared higher as investors sold bonds, setting up a fresh test for the strained housing market......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMay 24th, 2018

Economic Report: Mortgage rates hold steady through bond market churn

Rates for home loans showed almost no change in the most recent week, according to a survey from mortgage finance provider Freddie Mac, keeping financing costs for home buyers a bit higher than recent longtime lows, but still reasonable......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchApr 13th, 2018

Economic Report: Mortgage rates tread water through bond market choppiness

Rates for home loans showed almost no change in the most recent week, according to a survey from mortgage finance provider Freddie Mac, keeping financing costs for home buyers a bit higher than recent longtime lows, but still reasonable......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchApr 12th, 2018

Economic Report: Mortgage rates hit a 12-month low as economic expansion looks increasingly vulnerable

Rates for home loans fell again, offering a respite for home buyers, even as skittish investors search for safer assets......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchFeb 14th, 2019

Auto Borrowing Rises as New Mortgage Loans Sag, New York Fed Says

Americans are borrowing more for cars and less for houses, according to a report released Tuesday by the Federal Reserve Bank of New York......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjFeb 13th, 2019

Economic Report: Mortgage rates aren’t moving — where do home sales go from here?

Rates for home loans were unchanged for the third week in row, but whether house hunters can make hay with the opportunity remains to be seen......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJan 25th, 2019

Economic Report: Mortgage rates aren’t moving — how will the housing market respond?

Rates for home loans were unchanged for the third week in row, but whether house hunters can make hay with the opportunity remains to be seen......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJan 24th, 2019

Economic Report: Mortgage rates stay subdued, bringing relief to slumping housing market

Rates for home loans were unchanged at recent lows, helping bolster the housing market’s comeback case......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJan 18th, 2019

Economic Report: Mortgage rates hit a 3-month low with home buyers biding their time

Rates for home loans fell, marking two straight months of declines, and may have farther to go, which would help support housing market activity......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchDec 20th, 2018

Economic Report: Mortgage rates slide to 3-month low, as housing market green shoots appear

Rates for home loans fell again, touching a 3-month low, even as other affirmations of buyer demand resurfaced in the housing market......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchDec 13th, 2018

Economic Report: Mortgage rates hit a 2-month low, offering house-hunters the only reprieve from market turmoil

Rates for home loans fell again, a welcome breather for those on the house hunt, or homeowners who want to refinance......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchDec 6th, 2018