Rates Improve after Employment report , The Return of the No Appraisal Refinance


November 10th, 2014

Interest rates improved to 1.5 week lows after October’s employment report was released on Friday. Non Farm Payroll jobs increased 214,000 in October but were lower than expectations of 235,000 plus. The Mortgage Backed Security (MBS) market closed up + 46 bps on Friday alone – taking back the losses from earlier in the week and closing the week positive + 25 bps.

On Monday the bond market pulled back taking some of the gains from Friday – closing down -31 bps on the Day. The bond Market is closed for Veterans day. Thank you to all the Veterans out there that have served our country.

Interest rates are very similar to where they started last week. Retail sales will be the biggest report of the week on Friday.

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Below are today’s interest rates. Have a great week!!


With Fannie Mae’s new version of their underwriting system DU – mortgage bankers and their clients are seeing a welcome change in the return of the PIW

PIW stands for Property Inspection Waiver.

When running a Fannie Mae Approval – sometimes Fannie Mae’s system grants a PIW which allows us to complete the loan without getting an actual appraisal.  These No appraisal refinances are not for upside down homes, lower credit borrowers, cash out loans, etc.  They are typically granted when there is a decent amount of equity based on average prices in the area and they are usually granted for higher credit score borrowers.

The purpose is to allow someone that has equity and great credit to get a loan without having to physically get an appraisal. 

This is a welcome return – as it allows well qualified customers to complete a refinance without an out pocket expense and we can usually close the loan very quickly.


30 Year Fixed at 4.125% paying 0 points

5/1 ARM at 3.125% paying 0 points


30 year fixed:       4% – .25 points (4.05% APR),        4.125% – 0 points (4.15% APR)

20 year fixed:       3.625% – 1 points (3.72% APR),        3.875% – 0 points (3.78% APR)

15 year fixed:       3.125% – .625 points (3.24% APR),        3.375% – 0 points (3.38% APR)

10 year fixed:       2.875% – .875 points (3.0% APR),        3.125% – 0 points (3.13% APR)

5/1 ARM:       2.875% – .75 points (3.025% APR),        3.125% – 0 points (3.128% APR)

7/1 ARM:       3.125% – .875 points (3.28% APR),        3.375% – 0 points (3.39% APR)

30 year fixed FHA:        3.5% – .375 points (4.58% APR),         3.625% – 0 points (4.625% APR)

15 year fixed FHA:        2.875% – 1 point (3.375% APR),        3.125% – 0 points (3.425% APR)

30 year fixed VA:        3.5% – .625 points (3.62% APR),        3.75% – 0 points (3.78% APR)

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Rates Improve after Employment report – but then pull back