Archive for September, 2017

MBS Day Ahead: Inflation Data and Bigger Picture Considerations

MBS Day Ahead: Inflation Data and Bigger Picture Considerations Decrease Font SizeIncrease Font Size   This morning brings one of the more important inflation metrics for the US economy via […]

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Mortgage Rates Jolted Higher By Tax Plans

Mortgage Rates Jolted Higher By Tax Plans Decrease Font SizeIncrease Font Size Sep 27 2017 First thing’s first: mortgage rates  didn’t have nearly as bad a day as US Treasuries.  The latter […]

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Home Improvement: Fast Fixes for Common Gutter Problems

Fast Fixes for Common Gutter Problems Maintaining gutters is the most important thing you can do to prevent water damage to your home. Gutters are designed to do one thing […]

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Housing Market “Funk” Doesn’t Reflect Consumer Attitudes

Housing Market “Funk” Doesn’t Reflect Consumer Attitudes Sep 25 2017, Home sales might be a bit disappointing, but the National Association of Realtors® (NAR) says consumer attitudes about the economy are not the […]

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Mortgage Rates Highest in More Than a Month After Fed

Mortgage Rates Highest in More Than a Month After Fed Sep 20 2017, Mortgage ratesrose today following the announcement and–more importantly–the Fed’s updated economic projections.  The Fed holds 8 meetings a year. […]

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Mortgage Rate Alert to LOCK! 9/20/2017

MBS are down -3/32 (FNMA 30-yr 3.5 at 103.02), around 6/32 below morning levels, and near the low for the day. Unfavorable repricing took place. Investors responded to a Fed […]

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Home Improvement Segment: 8 Low-Maintenance Upgrades You’ll Love!

  8 Low-Maintenance Upgrades You’ll Love! You can have a virtually chore-free home with these easy-care materials. Homeownership should be about enjoying your home — not being a slave to […]

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7 Signs You Have a Drainage Problem

7 Signs You Have a Drainage Problem Finding drainage problems when they’re smaller and easier to fix can save you thousands of dollars and plenty of headaches down the line. […]

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Student Debt Undermining Millennial Homeownership

Student Debt Undermining Millennial Homeownership Sep 18 2017 A new study is providing more evidence that student debt is disrupting the lifecycle of the housing market.  The survey, conducted jointly by […]

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MBS Day Ahead: What’s All This Then?!

MBS Day Ahead: What’s All This Then?! Decrease Font SizeTextIncrease Font Size Sep 15 2017 Granted, the headline of today’s commentary will be lost on those who aren’t reasonably well-versed […]

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