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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 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: Housing starts tumble to 9-month low as market headwinds crush momentum

Home builders broke ground on fewer homes despite strong demand from consumers, signalling high costs and a challenging environment may be taking its toll on production......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJul 18th, 2018

Economic Report: New-home sales wobble in April, Commerce says

Sales of newly-constructed homes pulled back in April and several prior months’ estimates were revised down, signalling housing market momentum may be wavering......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMay 23rd, 2018

Economic Report: Housing starts drop 3.7% in April but stick near 11-year high

Construction on new houses dropped 3.7% in April, but it’s no big deal. Housing starts hit an 11-year high in March. The bigger danger is rising mortgage rates......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMay 16th, 2018

Economic Report: Mortgage rates surge to highest since 2013

Rates for home loans followed the bond selloff to the highest since 2013, raising fresh questions about housing affordability......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchApr 26th, 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

Housing market remains strong, despite mortgage rate worries

The Federal Reserve is raising interest rates, and that's led some to worry that mortgage rates will spike and put an end to the housing boom in the United States......»»

Category: topSource: cnnJun 26th, 2018

Economic Report: Mortgage rates retreat, capping a grim spring selling season

Rates for home loans declined thanks to a wave of bond-buying, just as a particularly tough spring homebuying season came to an end......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJun 21st, 2018

Economic Report: Existing-home sales sink as tight supply smothers market

Sales of previously-owned homes fell for the second month in a row as there remains not enough supply to sate demand in the housing market......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJun 20th, 2018

Economic Report: Housing starts roar to an 11-year high in May

Builders broke ground on more houses in May, and single-family starts were also strong, a sign of builder belief in a strong economy and a small measure of relief for the strained housing market......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJun 19th, 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: Construction spending throttles higher in April on home-building boost

Public- and private-sector spending on construction jumped in April, good news for the economy and housing market......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJun 1st, 2018

Economic Report: Construction spending throttles higher in April, Commerce says

Public- and private-sector spending on construction jumped in April, good news for the economy and housing market......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJun 1st, 2018