mortgage market

Mixed Signals in Housing Data

September 30, 2009 • 0 comments

Another mixed bag of housing data was released over the past week starting with last Thursday’s report from the National Association of Realtors that showed an unexpectedly drop in existing […]

by Hunter Palmer

Mixed Signals in Housing Data

August 19, 2009 • 0 comments

We got a mixed bag of economic data on the housing front this week that, on one hand disappointed, but upon closer analysis showed yet another sign that the battered […]

by Hunter Palmer

Mortgage Rates Spike

June 10, 2009 • 0 comments

Mortgage rates rose another .25% over the last week and now stand at 5.75% for thirty-year fixed with no points. We are seeing some steadying, however, as the bond market […]

by Hunter Palmer

Existing Home Sales Better than Expected

April 24, 2009 • 1 comment

More good news on the housing front this week as reports on new and existing home sales both beat analysts’ expectations and showed signs of a bottoming despite a monthly […]

by Hunter Palmer

The Beach Show – Our New Real Estate TV Show

April 16, 2009 • 3 comments

Well, folks, here it is.  I’ve been talking about doing this for a while, I’ve been tweeting about it for weeks and we’ve finally gotten the kinks worked out.  The […]

by Jason Koertge

No Real Mortgage Relief Despite Government Efforts

December 17, 2008 • 1 comment

To say 2008 has been a bad year for real estate is just a wee bit of an understatement. Property values have plunged by some 35% nationwide and foreclosures are […]

by Hunter Palmer