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Rates Rise – Home Prices Still Rising

October 28, 2009 • 1 comment

We are definitely seeing a return to volatility in mortgage rates as a see-sawing stock market has made for fickle demand for bonds. While sitting near record lows for several […]

by Hunter Palmer

Housing Starts Miss Forecast

October 22, 2009 • 1 comment

Mortgage rates remain low again this week helped out by reemerging doubts about the stock rally and economy as a whole. The benchmark thirty-year, fixed-rate stands just above 5% with […]

by Hunter Palmer

Home Prices Post GAIN

August 26, 2009 • 0 comments

We have received more good news on the housing market this past week beginning with Last Friday’s report from the National Association of Realtors’ report on July existing home sales […]

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

Rates Ease and Home Prices Post Record Fall

August 12, 2009 • 0 comments

Mortgage rates have eased since last week with the rate on the benchmark thirty-year, fixed-rate falling back below 5.50% to settle in at 5.375%. That’s a .25% improvement since last […]

by Hunter Palmer

Rates Rise – Home Sales Too

August 5, 2009 • 0 comments

Mortgage rates held up well last week as the Federal Reserve auctioned off a whopping $200 billion in US Treasury debt and even managed to improve somewhat by week’s end […]

by Hunter Palmer

Mortgage Rates Hold Steady at 5.5%

July 22, 2009 • 0 comments

Mortgage rates have managed to hold steady despite renewed optimism in the stock market spurred by better than expected corporate earnings reports and evidence the recession is nearing an end. […]

by Hunter Palmer

The Mystery of the Term ‘Condo-tel’

July 15, 2009 • 0 comments

Since I am getting so many questions these days regarding condos and condo-tels and since the secondary market for these properties, i.e. Fannie and Freddie, has all but disappeared, I […]

by Hunter Palmer

Mortgage Rates Helped by Stock Slide

July 8, 2009 • 0 comments

As I predicted last week, mortgage rates have managed to ease somewhat over the past week thanks to a slumping stock market that has seen a miserable start to the […]

by Hunter Palmer