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Mortgage rates are about to jump — but there"s something else keeping first-time buyers from purchasing homes

Tim Boyle / Getty Images The Federal Reserve raised its benchmark short-term interest rate Wednesday. The federal funds rate is closely tied to mortgage rates, which look poised to rise in 2018.  But there's something else that will more likely ke.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJun 13th, 2018

For-sale signs vanish and March home prices jump 6.8%

U.S. home prices climbed in March with buyers paying a premium as the number of homes up for sale decline and mortgage rates rise. .....»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralMay 29th, 2018

Homes in America are selling at a record pace, and the implications for buyers and sellers are significantly different

Paul Sakuma/AP Homes are spending the shortest time on the market in the eight years Trulia has been keeping track.  That's great for sellers who want to close quickly, but has created lots of comp.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJun 7th, 2018

US home sales fall 2.5% in April, Mortgage rates hit 7-year high

U.S. sales of existing homes tumbled 2.5% in April — with the costs of buying a home jumping and would-be buyers facing a persistent shortage of properties on the market.   &#.....»»

Category: topSource: usatodayMay 24th, 2018

Mortgage Rates Hit Seven-Year High as Ultracheap Era Ends

Mortgage rates this week jumped to their highest level since 2011, signaling a shift from a period of ultra-cheap loans to a higher-rate environment that could slow home price appreciation and squeeze first-time buyers......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjMay 18th, 2018

Era of Low Mortgage Rates Is Over

Mortgage rates this week jumped to their highest level since 2011, signaling a shift from a period of ultra-cheap loans to a higher-rate environment that could slow home price appreciation and squeeze first-time buyers......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjMay 18th, 2018

The Era of Low Mortgage Rates Is Over

Mortgage rates this week jumped to their highest level since 2011, signaling a shift from a period of ultra-cheap loans to a higher-rate environment that could slow home price appreciation and squeeze first-time buyers......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjMay 18th, 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

Google has a hard time keeping its black employees

Google's employee attrition rates are highest for black and Hispanic employees......»»

Category: topSource: moneyJun 16th, 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

US long-term mortgage rates fall; 30-year at 4.54 percent

Long-term U.S. mortgage rates fell this week for the second straight week, providing a helpful jolt for potential home buyers......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsJun 7th, 2018

Mortgage Loan Rates Ease, Applications for New Mortgages Rise

For the first time in nearly two months the number of applications for new mortgage loans rose as loan rates fell for the second consectutive week......»»

Category: blogSource: 247wallstJun 6th, 2018

Economic Report: Mortgage rates retreat after wild ride, offering buyers a break

Some small relief was in sight for home buyers as mortgage rates eased from the 7-year high they touched earlier in May......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMay 31st, 2018

These $250K tiny homes are 3D printed and powered by batteries

Designed for the tech elite community Walden Monterey — located about an hour south of Silicon Valley — the "sleeping pods" will be used to house prospective buyers considering purchasing land on the property......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralMay 30th, 2018

These $250K tiny homes are 3D printed and powered by Tesla batteries

Designed for the tech elite community Walden Monterey — located about an hour south of Silicon Valley — the "sleeping pods" will be used to house prospective buyers considering purchasing land on the property......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralMay 29th, 2018

Weekly mortgage refinances drop to an 18-year low as rates jump

A sharp rise in interest rates last week meant far fewer homeowners could benefit from a mortgage refinance......»»

Category: realestateSource: cnbcMay 29th, 2018

Home Prices Continued to Rise in March

Home-price gains showed no signs of slowing in March, putting continued pressure on buyers as mortgage rates have also recently risen to their highest levels in years......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjMay 29th, 2018

Home Prices Continue to Rise in March

Home-price gains showed no signs of slowing in March, putting continued pressure on buyers as mortgage rates have also recently risen to their highest levels in years......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjMay 29th, 2018

Home Prices Continue to Rise in March - Wall Street Journal

Wall Street JournalHome Prices Continue to Rise in MarchWall Street JournalHome-price gains showed no signs of slowing in March, putting continued pressure on buyers as mortgage rates have also recently risen to their highest.....»»

Category: topSource: googlenewsMay 29th, 2018

Economic Report: Existing-home sales tumble as supply crunch squeezes

Sales of previously-owned homes fell as supply remained constrained, pushing prices higher and keeping more marginal buyers, like first-timers, largely locked out......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMay 24th, 2018