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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 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

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 hit a four-month low as housing market stagnates

Rates for home loans ticked down again even as conditions in the housing market deteriorate......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchAug 24th, 2018

Is The Housing Slowdown A Correction Or A Crisis?

The U.S. housing market is slowing down. As FreightWaves reported in the August economic roundup, housing data fell short of expectations from both supply and demand sides, as tight inventory and rising mortgage rates contributed. read more.....»»

Category: blogSource: benzingaAug 10th, 2018

Economic Report: Mortgage rates tick down as more home buyers choose to wait it out

Rates for home loans ticked down, offering some relief to home buyers, but housing market headwinds have left too many of them “fatigued,” in the words of one lender......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchAug 9th, 2018

Economic Report: Mortgage rates climb as housing market loses its mojo

Higher borrowing costs and house prices, fewer options, and a sense things aren’t going to get better for buyers are all weighing on the housing market, even as mortgage rates crept higher for the second week in a row......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchAug 4th, 2018

Economic Report: Mortgage rates fall to 3-month low as flight to safety rolls on

It'll cost you less to take out a mortgage, according to Freddie Mac’s weekly averages, even though most analysts had expected rates to rise enough to challenge the housing market this year......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJul 5th, 2018

Economic Report: Mortgage rates slump as trade fears weigh on a housing market that’s running dry

Rates for home loans clocked their fourth decline in the last five weeks as trade war concerns pushed bond yields lower and the supply dynamic held back a stronger pace of sales in the housing market......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJun 28th, 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 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 reach seven-year high in a housing market reckoning

Rates for home loans powered to the highest since 2011, setting up a fresh test for a housing market already strained by lean supply and surging prices......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMay 20th, 2018

Economic Report: Mortgage rates hold near 2018 highs in a ‘nirvana’ moment for housing, Freddie Mac says

Rates for home loans were essentially unchanged in the May 10 week, according to a survey released Thursday by Freddie Mac that pointed to little momentum for rates one way or the other......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMay 10th, 2018

Economic Report: Mortgage rates tick down ahead of bond-market bloodbath that sent yields surging

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 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: Pending home sales stumble as housing market momentum wanes

An index of home contract signings declined sharply in July, another reminder that the housing market remains weak......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchAug 29th, 2018