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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 rebound in critical moment for housing

Rates for home loans ticked up after a brief reprieve, adding to the array of headwinds facing the housing market even as signs increasingly point to a market that may have lost momentum......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJul 26th, 2018

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 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

Economic Report: Mortgage rates stay subdued as housing reform 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: marketwatchFeb 28th, 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: U.S. home-price gains keep slowing as higher rates scare off buyers, Case-Shiller shows

Home-price gains cooled for the sixth-straight month as the housing market comes back into balance, according to the Case-Shiller report released Tuesday......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchDec 26th, 2018

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: Home builder confidence hits 3½ year low as housing crunch worsens

A measure of home builder sentiment touched its lowest in more than three years as housing market headwinds gathered steam, and the industry group that compiles the tracker blamed rising mortgage rates......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchDec 17th, 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 hold steady as housing market stresses mount

Rates for home loans were mostly unchanged in the most recent week, of little use to anyone trying to buy a home - there are few good options - or refinance - most everyone who could benefit already has......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchNov 15th, 2018

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 slide as echoes of 2006 haunt the housing market

Rates for home loans slipped alongside bond yields in the face of a broad stock sell-off, even as bigger questions about the health of the housing market preoccupied many analysts......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchNov 1st, 2018

Economic Report: Mortgage rates rise as housing market cracks appear

Higher financing costs, combined with a scarcity of properties and other familiar headwinds, may be starting to diminish buyer demand in the housing market......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchOct 27th, 2018

Economic Report: Mortgage rates edge higher as housing market cracks appear

Higher financing costs, combined with a scarcity of properties and other familiar headwinds, may be starting to diminish buyer demand in the housing market......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchOct 25th, 2018

Economic Report: Mortgage rates retreat, but housing supply crunch won"t let up

Rates for home loans edged lower in the most recent week, but a few basis points of financing relief won’t help the housing market as much as fresh inventory would......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchOct 18th, 2018

Economic Report: Mortgage rates soar as bond sell-off slams housing market

Rates for home loans surged in the most recent week as bonds sold off, setting up another test for the beleaguered housing market......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchOct 12th, 2018

Economic Report: Bond-market bloodbath likely to hit mortgage rates soon — another test for the housing market

Rates for home loans moved down, Freddie Mac said, but a sell-off in bonds will likely hit the mortgage market in the coming weeks......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchOct 4th, 2018

Economic Report: Mortgage rates jump to four-month high as housing market hits a bump

Rates for home loans continued their upward march as the economy continued to heat up, but a lot of air seems to have been sucked out of the housing market......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchSep 20th, 2018

Economic Report: Mortgage rates hit 6-week high with housing market at a crossroad

Rates for home loans reach a six-week high as upbeat economic data and a bulging deficit spur a yield-lifting bond sell-off and big questions grip the housing market......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchSep 13th, 2018