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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 throttle higher, but relief lies ahead

Rates for home loans rose for only the second time in 2019, but are likely to fall from here......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMar 7th, 2019

Economic Report: Mortgage rates slide to 13-month low, luring Americans back into the housing market

Rates for home loans fell, pushing mortgage applications higher, in a reminder that economic growth is just tepid enough to allow some home buyers to catch a break......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMar 21st, 2019

Economic Report: Mortgage rates fall to one-year low, setting the stage for a sunny spring selling season

Rates for home loans continued their downward trajectory, helped by concerns about the global economy, even as they boosted American house-hunters’ buying power......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchFeb 21st, 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 tick up as the spring selling season hangs in the balance

Rates for home loans rose modestly as economic data continued to surprise to the upside, but remained low enough to keep homeownership more affordable than last year......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchApr 11th, 2019

Economic Report: As mortgage rates hold near 14-month lows, what’s a yield curve anyway?

Rates for home loans held near recent lows but went in different directions, suggesting some bond market equilibrium is being reached......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchApr 5th, 2019

Economic Report: Mortgage rates hold near 14-month lows as application demand revs up

Rates for home loans held near recent lows but went in different directions, suggesting some bond market equilibrium is being reached......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchApr 4th, 2019

Economic Report: Mortgage rates plunge at the fastest pace in a decade as growth fears resurface

Rates for home loans tumbled in the wake of a more-dovish-than-expected Federal Reserve meeting which sent investors piling into bonds......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMar 28th, 2019

Economic Report: Mortgage rates stay subdued as housing issues grab the spotlight

Rates for home loans were little changed near recent lows, a breath of fresh air for the housing market that may be reinforced by policy from Washington......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMar 1st, 2019