Archive | Mortgage Rates

A Solution That Works – Quicken Loans Chairman Dan Gilbert’s Proposal To Fix The Housing Crisis

We'd like to offer a solution for the housing crisis straight from the Quicken Loans Chairman, Dan Gilbert. For the full story and to get involved, please visit www.ASolutionThatWorks.com.

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In Spite of Low Mortgage Rates, Wall Street Worries Drive Down National Mortgage Activity

Mortgage rates have remained low, but ongoing financial unrest on Wall Street continues to have a negative impact on the national mortgage market.

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Even With Lower Long-Term Mortgage Rates, New Home Sales Dip in Latest Report

The U.S. Census Bureau and the Department of Housing and Urban Development today announced that sales of new, single-family homes fell in the month of August, decreasing 11.5% from July’s numbers.

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Despite Falling Mortgage Rates, National Mortgage Applications Lower Last Week

Despite rates remaining low, the surge of applications from the previous week did not continue, according to a report released today by the Mortgage Bankers Association.

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Wall Street vs. Main Street – What Will The Government’s Bailout Package Do For You?

To battle America's looming financial crisis, The Bush Administration has proposed a $700 billion package – but what's in it for you?

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Low-Interest Mortgage Rates Spur Refinance Boom

This morning the Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA), in its Weekly Mortgage Applications Survey for the week ending September 12, announced that loan applications surged 33.4 percent higher than the previous week.

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Plummeting Mortgage Rates Trigger Jump in Mortgage Loan Activity and FHA Loans

Rapidly falling mortgage rates are bringing consumers seeking a mortgage out in droves, according to the report released today by the Mortgage Bankers Association. The association’s Weekly Mortgage Applications Survey, which measures week-over-week volume of people applying for a mortgage to either purchase a home or refinance an existing mortgage, showed loan application activity increased 9.5%.

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History Proves Current Mortgage Rates Are Near Historic Lows

While mortgage rates may have increased slightly over the past four years, they’re still the lowest they’ve been over the course of 25 years. So while we may be hearing that mortgage rates have increased, it’s still an excellent time to purchase or refinance with a low mortgage rate.

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Selling Your Home This Fall? Get the Tips You Need to Sell in a Buyer’s Market.

Selling your home this fall? Historically, the fall season brings on slower home sale activity. Here's how to make your home the highlight of the house-hunt. While curb appeal is still very important, what you do on the inside of your home can be equally as powerful.

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FHA Secure Now Helps More Homeowners Refinance With an FHA Loan

Last year, FHA rolled out FHASecure, a loan program designed to help homeowners with adjusting ARMs (adjustable rate mortgages) get a fixed rate. Last month, FHA re-launched FHA Secure with some fresh new guidelines aimed at helping even more homeowners.

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