interest rates

Mortgage Rates Highest in 9 Months

J. Pisa | January 17, 2018
BY: MATTHEW GRAHAM Mortgage rates were only moderately higher today, but the move was enough to officially bring them to the highest levels since the Spring of 2017.  In other words, most lenders'…

Mortgage Rates Up Slightly From Long-Term Lows

J. Pisa | August 14, 2017
BY: MATTHEW GRAHAM AUG 14, 2017 Mortgage rates rose moderately today as weekend news headlines suggested some measure of de-escalation of nuclear tensions between the US and North Korea.  To be…

Purchase Apps Surge, Driven by Jumbos

Joe Pisa | November 23, 2016
Purchase mortgage application activity picked up significantly during the week ended November 18.  The Mortgage Bankers Association said its Market Composite Index, a measure of application volume, increased 5.5 percent on…

Mortgage Rates Near 2-Month Lows

Joe Pisa | September 27, 2016
Mortgage Rates maintained their recent winning streak today, falling for the 5th straight day.  The average lender is now offering the best rates in nearly 2 months.  You'd have to go back…

Rates go down after Britain pulled out of the Euro

Joe Pisa | June 26, 2016
U.S. Mortgage Rates Fall With 30-Year at Three-Year Low of 3.54% By Prashant Gopal http://bloom.bg/1XrtpT1 Bloomberg Mortgage rates for 30-year U.S. loans fell to the lowest level in three years…

Mortgage Rates Unchanged to Slightly Lower

Joe Pisa | August 7, 2014
Mortgage Rates Unchanged to Slightly Lower Mortgage rates edged microscopically lower today, though some lenders were unchanged from Tuesday's latest levels. this morning.   Bond markets (which set the tone for mortgage…