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WEEKLY RATE – Interest Rates Trending Up Going into 2016

WEEKLY RATE – Interest Rates Trending Up Going into 2016

December 2015

After some improvement in mortgage rates after the FED announcement, rates have begun to trend up.

The Mortgage Backed Security (MBS) market closed last week down – 24 bps and is trading down -18 bps this week.

Currently interest rate pricing is close to the highest levels since July of 2015 and most analysts believe mortgage interest rates will rise in 2016.

Have a Happy and Safe New Years!!

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

TODAY’S INTEREST RATES:

30 year fixed:      4.125% – .73 points (4.27% APR),       4.25% – 0 points (4.29% APR)
20 year fixed:       4.0% – .46 points (4.1 % APR),       4.125% – 0 points (4.16% APR)
15 year fixed:       3.375 % – .84 points (3.54% APR),        3.625% – 0 points (3.67% APR)
10 year fixed:       3.25% – .93 points (3.43% APR),        3.5% – 0 points (3.52% APR)
5/1 ARM:       3.5% – 1 point (3.7% APR),        4.125% – 0 points (4.17% APR)
7/1 ARM:       3.625% – .99 points (3.83% APR),        4.125% – 0 points (4.15% APR)
30 year fixed FHA:       3.75% – .48 points (4.54% APR),        3.875% – 0 points (4.57% APR)
15 year fixed FHA:       3.375% – .7 points (3.81% APR),       3.625% – 0 points (3.82% APR)
30 year fixed VA:       3.75% – .73 points (3.89% APR),       4.0% – 0 points (4.04% APR)

Today's Interest Rates - December 29th, 2015

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WEEKLY RATE – Interest Rates Trending Up Going into 2016

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Today’s Rates – 30 Year Fixed at 3.75%

Today’s Rates – 30 Year Fixed at 3.75%

December 8th, 2014

Interest rates are improving today – as of 12 pm Pacific – the Mortgage Backed Security (MBS) market is trading up + 35 bps.

This is welcome news after interest rates went higher 4 of 5 days last week. The MBS market closed down – 67 bps last week. The week was capped by a stronger than expected November employment report where non-farm payroll job creation rose 321,000 compared to estimates of 230,000.

Most US economic reports have been positive recently – but rates have held up remarkably well due to economic weakness in other parts of the world. Although the FED’s Quantitative Easing program is coming to an end, many expect the European Central Bank (ECB) to initiate an asset purchase program which would be beneficial for interest rates.

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

BEST VALUE OF THE WEEK:

30 Year Fixed at 4% paying 0 points

15 Year Fixed at 3.375% paying 0 points

TODAY’S INTEREST RATES:

30 year fixed:      3.75% – 1 point (3.95% APR),       4% – 0 points (4.04% APR)

20 year fixed:      3.625% – .75 points (3.75% APR),        3.75% – 0 points (3.79% APR)

15 year fixed:       3.125% – .5 points (3.175% APR),        3.375% – 0 points (3.4% APR)

10 year fixed:        2.875% – .75 points (3.03% APR),         3.125% – 0 points (3.17% APR)

5/1 ARM:        2.875% – 1 point (3.175% APR),         3.25% – 0 points (3.28% APR)

7/1 ARM:        3.125% – .875 points (3.3% APR),         3.375% – 0 points (3.39% APR)

30 year fixed FHA:        3.375% – .875 points (4.55% 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% – .5 points (3.6% APR),         3.625% – 0 points (3.67% APR)

Today's Interest Rates -December 8th, 2014

 

Today’s Rates  – 30 Year Fixed at 3.75%

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

RATES IMPROVE AFTER EMPLOYMENT REPORT

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!!

THE RETURN OF THE NO APPRAISAL REFINANCE

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.

BEST VALUE OF THE WEEK:

30 Year Fixed at 4.125% paying 0 points

5/1 ARM at 3.125% paying 0 points

TODAY’S INTEREST RATES:

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)

Today's Interest Rates - November 10th, 2014

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Rates Improve after Employment report – but then pull back

MORTGAGE RATES RECOVER AFTER JOBS REPORT

MORTGAGE RATES RECOVER AFTER JOBS REPORT

August 4th, 2014

Mortgage Rates were extremely volatile last week with a lot of movement in the Mortgage Backed Security Market.

On Wednesday – mortgage interest rate pricing shot up sharply with GDP data coming in higher than expected. The MBS market ended the day trading down – 68 bps. Friday, was the important July jobs report. If non farm payroll jobs increased more than expected – we could have seen a significant move higher in interest rates. Luckily, the data came back slightly lower than expected. Market analysts expected non farm payroll jobs to increase over 233,000. The numbers came back at 209,000. The MBS closed Friday + 42 bps, recovering much of the losses from earlier in the week.

On the week, the MBS market closed -12 bps.

In the end – interest rate pricing is very similar to where we started the week. 30 year fixed mortgage rates are starting at 4.125% and 15 year fixed mortgage rates are starting at 3.25%. Interest rates have remained in a tight range for most of 2014 – and I expect that to continue this week with some possible rate improvement. We dodged a bullet with the Friday jobs report – that could have been the event that finally pushed rates higher than their current levels.

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

BEST VALUE OF THE WEEK:

30 Year Fixed at 4.25% paying 0 points

20 Year Fixed at 4.125% with $0 costs

TODAY’S INTEREST RATES:

30 year fixed:      4.125% – .52 points (4.235% APR),        4.25% – 0 points (4.3% APR)

20 year fixed:         3.875% – .80 points (4.03% APR),        4.125% – 0 points (4.17% APR)

15 year fixed:        3.25% – .78 points (3.42% APR),         3.5% – 0 points (3.53% APR)

10 year fixed:        3.125% – .6 points (3.24% APR),        3.25% – 0 points (3.29% APR)

5/1 ARM:        2.75% – .9 points (2.93% APR),         3.125% – 0 points (3.13% APR)

7/1 ARM:        3.125% – .86 points (3.31% APR),          3.375% – 0 points (3.4% APR)

30 year fixed FHA:        3.75% – 0 points (4.75% APR)

15 year fixed FHA:        3.25% – 0 points (3.55% APR)

30 year fixed VA:         3.75% – 0 points (3.82% APR)

Today's Interest Rates - August 4th, 2014

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MORTGAGE RATES RECOVER AFTER JOBS REPORT

30 YEAR FIXED REMAIN AT 4.125% – BIG EVENTS ON THURSDAY AND FRIDAY COULD CHANGE RATE DIRECTION

30 YEAR FIXED REMAIN AT 4.125% – BIG EVENTS ON THURSDAY AND FRIDAY COULD CHANGE RATE DIRECTION

June 3th, 2014

Mortgage rate pricing hit their best levels in close to 12 months on Wednesday of last week. The Mortgage Backed Security Market (MBS) market started last week off trading up +43 bps – continuing the rate improvement we have seen for much of the past 4 weeks.

On Thursday the market shifted, resulting in negative trading on Thursday, Monday, and so far Tuesday. Even so, interest rates are still excellent, hovering around their lowest levels in 11 months.

This is a huge week for interest rates with a ton of manufacturing and payroll data being released. The 2 most important events are on Thursday and Friday.

– The MBS market expects the European Central Bank to announce higher bond purchasing (quantitative easing) on Thursday. When the market expects something – the event is already factored into the pricing. If the European Central Bank does not announce more bond purchasing, expect a quick market reversal.

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– On Friday – the important May employment report is released. The last couple reports have affected mortgage pricing more by revisions to prior months numbers than the month being reported on. The employment report almost always has a large affect on mortgage rate pricing, and usually shapes what will happen in the rate market for the next month.

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I’m still in the camp that locking makes more sense right now, especially with rate pricing moving higher over the past 4 days.

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Below are today’s interest rates – have a wonderful week!!

BEST VALUE OF THE WEEK:

30 Year Fixed at 4.25% paying 0 points

7/1 ARM at 3.5% paying 0 points

TODAY’S INTEREST RATES:

30 year fixed:       4.125% – .62 points (4.255% APR),       4.25% – 0 points (4.29% APR)

20 year fixed:      4% – .39 points (4.08% APR),       4.125% – 0 points (4.16% APR)

15 year fixed:       3.25% – .69 points (3.38% APR),         3.5% – 0 points (3.52% APR)

10 year fixed:       2.875% – .99 points (3.08% APR),         3.25% – 0 points (3.27% APR)

5/1 ARM:       2.75% – .92 points (2.93% APR),         3.125% – 0 points (3.129% APR)

7/1 ARM:         3.125% – .98 points (3.32% APR),        3.5% – 0 points (3.52% APR)

30 year fixed FHA:        3.75% – 0 points (4.75% APR),

15 year fixed FHA:        3.125% – .60 points (3.545% APR),        3.25% – 0 points (3.55% APR)

30 year fixed VA:        3.75% – .15 points (3.78% APR),        3.875% – 0 points (3.89% APR)

Today's Interest Rates - June 3rd, 2014

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30 YEAR FIXED REMAIN AT 4.125% – BIG EVENTS ON THURSDAY AND FRIDAY COULD CHANGE RATE DIRECTION

 

INTEREST RATES CREATE NEW LOWS FOR 2014!!

INTEREST RATES CREATE NEW LOWS FOR  2014

January 27th, 2014

Interest rates continued their hot streak ahead of the FED statement on Wednesday.  Mortgage interest rates pushed to new lows in 2014 with the stock markets having a big sell off and investors transferring money into safer investments.

This improvement in rates could be temporary depending on if the stock markets bounce back.  I would strongly recommend locking as these are the lowest rates I have seen in close to 2 months.

The Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) will release a statement on Wednesday that will likely have a major impact on rate pricing.  Experts are still torn on whether the FED will keep current bond purchasing levels or reduce them another 10 million.     

If the FED reduces its bond purchasing again, expect to see rates bounce back higher.  

Have a great week!!

BEST VALUE OF THE WEEK:

20 Year Fixed at 4.125% with 0 points

10 Year Fixed at 3.25% with 0 points

TODAY’S RATES:

30 year fixed:     4.25% – 1 point,     4.5% – 0 points,     4.625% – $0 costs

20 year fixed:   4% – .92 points,     4.125% – 0 points,     4.375%  – $0 costs

15 year fixed:   3.375% – .73 points,     3.5% – 0 points,     3.75% – $0 costs

10 year fixed:   3% – .95 points,     3.25% – 0 points,     3.5% – $0 costs

5/1 ARM:   2.875% – .86 points,     3.125% – 0 points,     3.375% – $0 costs

7/1 ARM:    3.25% – .78 points,     3.5% – 0 points,     3.75% – $0 costs

30 year fixed FHA:     3.75% – .46 points,     3.875% – 0 points,     4.125% – $0 costs

15 year fixed FHA:    3.25% – 0 points     3.625% – $0 costs

30 year fixed VA:     3.75% – .43 points,    3.875% – 0 points,    4.25% – $0 costs

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Interest Rates create new lows for 2014

INTEREST RATES DROP TO 1 MONTH LOWS

INTEREST RATES DROP TO 1 MONTH LOWS

January 13th, 2014

Interest rates finally gained some momentum after weeks of movement higher.

On Friday, the December employment report was released. Analysts predicted Non Farm Payroll Jobs to increase by 196,000 and the unemployment percentage to remain at 7%. The analysts vastly overestimated the increase, causing a huge movement in the bond markets and pushing rates lower by approximately .125%.

Non Farm Payroll jobs only increased by 74,000. Although the unemployment percentage dropped to 6.7%, much of that was due to people leaving the work force. Only 62.8% of the population is employed, which is the lowest level since 1976.

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This is welcome news for rate watchers after interest rates have steadily climbed for weeks straight. With the FED tapering, the long term outlook is still for interest rates to climb higher. Now is a good time to consider locking in while price is improved.

Have a great week!!

BEST VALUE OF THE WEEK:

30 Year Fixed at 4.5% with 0 points

15 Year Fixed at 3.625% with 0 points

TODAY’S RATES:

30 year fixed:     4.375% – .97 points,      4.5% – 0 points,      4.625% – $0 costs

20 year fixed:      4.125% – .39 points,      4.25% – 0 points,      4.375% – $0 costs

15 year fixed:     3.375% – .99 points,      3.625% – 0 points,      3.75% – $0 costs

10 year fixed:      3.125% – .58 point,      3.375% – 0 points,      3.5% – $0 costs

5/1 ARM:      2.875% – .94 points,      3.125% – 0 points,      3.5% – $0 costs

7/1 ARM:     3.25% – .99 points,      3.625% – 0 points,      3.875% – $0 costs

30 year fixed FHA:      3.75% – 1 point,      4% – 0 points,      4.25% – $0 costs

15 year fixed FHA:      3.25% – .49 points,      3.5% – 0 points       3.625% – $0 costs

30 year fixed VA:      3.75% – .84 points,      4% – 0 points,      4.25% – $0 costs

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INTEREST RATES DROP TO 1 MONTH LOWS

TODAY’S INTEREST RATES / NEW .5% DOWN PAYMENT PROGRAM

TODAY’S INTEREST RATES / NEW .5% DOWN PAYMENT PROGRAM

January 6th, 2014

New Year

I hope everyone had a happy and safe New Years!!

Interest rates didn’t move much last week with the majority of traders on vacation. The MBS market closed + 18 bps, so mortgage pricing improved slightly.

On Friday, the December employment report will be released. More positive gains in employment will result in rates continuing their march higher.

My recommendation is still to lock as rates will likely continue to rise.

Have a great week!!

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The program works as follows:

96.5% LTV 1st FHA Mortgage
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This is a great product for those borrowers that have decent credit and income, but don’t have the funds or gifts available for a 3.5% or 5% down payment.

Please call me for details or if I can help any of your clients with this new product.

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BEST VALUE OF THE WEEK:

5/1 ARM at 3.25% with 0 points
10 Year Fixed at 3.5% with 0 points

TODAY’S RATES:

30 year fixed:      4.5% – 1 point,      4.625% – 0 points,      4.75% – $0 costs

20 year fixed:      4.25% – .6 points,      4.375% – 0 points,       4.625% – $0 costs

15 year fixed:      3.5% – .99 points,      3.75% – 0 points,      3.875% – $0 costs

10 year fixed:      3.25% – .83 point,      3.5% – 0 points,      3.625% – $0 costs

5/1 ARM:     3% – .7 points,      3.25% – 0 points,      3.625% – $0 costs

7/1 ARM:      3.375% – .96 points,      3.625% – 0 points,      3.75% – $0 costs

30 year fixed FHA:      4% – .92 points,      4.25% – $0 costs

15 year fixed FHA:      3.375% – .84 points,      3.625% – 0 points     3.75% – $0 costs

30 year fixed VA:      4.125% – .87s point,       4.25% – $0 costs

Today's Interest Rates - January 6th, 2014

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FED TAPERS – RATES WILL GO UP IN 2014 WITH GSE FEE INCREASE

FED TAPERS – RATES WILL GO UP IN 2014 WITH GSE FEE INCREASE

December 26th, 2013

I hope everyone had a Happy and Safe Holiday!!

As many have heard by now – The FEDERAL RESERVE BOARD finally decided to taper their bond purchasing program – capping months of speculation on when the move would take place.   The FED will reduce it’s bond purchasing by 10 million per month. This relatively small taper as well as the market already taking into account that a taper would happen helped rates not go through the roof. Still mortgage interest rates are much higher than most have become accustomed to and will head higher in 2014.

GSE FEE INCREASE IN 2014:

Along with more tapering likely coming from the FEDERAL RESERVE BOARD in 2014, the GSEs FANNIE MAE and FREDDIE MAC announced fee changes to lenders last week.

These fee changes will raise the rate for most borrowers .125% – .375% once they hit lender rate sheets. After announcing the Fee change, FHFA director Mel Watt pulled back the implementation, announcing a delay in the fee change until he is able to further determine if this plan of action is the best way to move forward.

So at this point, the fee changes which raises the fees FANNIE MAE and FREDDIE MAC charge lenders to buy their loans is delayed after most expected these changes to hit lender rate sheets in January 2014.

If/when these changes going into effect – they will dramatically raise rate/borrower costs for most borrowers. Loan level pricing adjustments are certain characteristics of a customer’s loan that cause the loan to be more expensive. Some of the changes announced:

– Highest qualifying credit score will now be 800, currently any borrower with a 740+ credit score will get best mortgage pricing
– Cash out loans will increase in rate/costs
– Lower credit score borrowers will increase in rate/costs
– Investment property loans will increase in rate/costs

Below is a chart of the proposed loan level pricing adjustment for Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac in 2014.  Below is also a great article explaining the Fee changes:

http://www.mortgagenewsdaily.com/12172013_mortgage_rates_to_take_big_hit_from_fee_hikes.asp 

Fannie_Mae_LLPA

So at this point these changes are delayed, but I guarantee fee increases are coming – but maybe not as drastic as the ones announced.

All signs point to higher rates in 2014.

It has been a great few years with record low mortgage interest rates. If you haven’t taken advantage, I would recommend locking in before rates continue to move higher.

Have a great week!!

BEST VALUE OF THE WEEK:

10 Year Fixed at 3.5% with 0 points

5/1 ARM at 3.25% with 0 points

TODAY’S RATES:

30 year fixed:     4.625% – .30 points,      4.75% – 0 points,      4.875% – $0 costs

20 year fixed:      4.25% – 1 point,       4.5% – 0 points,       4.625% – $0 costs

15 year fixed:      3.625% – .49 points,      3.75% – 0 points,       4% – $0 costs

10 year fixed:      3.25% – .99 point,      3.5% – 0 points,       3.75% – $0 costs

5/1 ARM:       3% – .81 points,       3.25% – 0 points,        3.625% – $0 costs

7/1 ARM:       3.375% – 1 point,        3.75% – 0 points,        4% – $0 costs

30 year fixed FHA:      4.125% – .37 points,       4.25% – $0 costs

15 year fixed FHA:      3.375% – .95 points,      3.625% – 0 points,       3.75% – $0 costs

30 year fixed VA:       4.125% – .83 points,       4.25% – 0 points,       4.375% – $0 costs

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FED TAPERS    –     RATES WILL GO UP IN 2014 WITH GSE FEE INCREASE

ALL EYES ON FED STATEMENT WEDNESDAY – 50/50 CHANCE FOR TAPERING

ALL EYES ON FED STATEMENT WEDNESDAY  –   50/50  CHANCE FOR TAPERING

December 16th, 2013

All eyes are on the FED and The FOMC meeting this week.  The FOMC starts their meeting on Tuesday and will release their statement at 2 pm Eastern on Wednesday.

There is more and more speculation that the FED could taper at this meeting – many experts now calling it a 50/50 proposition.  Some prognosticators are actually predicting the FED to taper like the opinion below:

“We now look for the Fed to do something meaningful at the December 18 meeting,” wrote Michael Moran at Daiwa Capital Markets America in a note. “We view the announcement of a reduction in asset purchases as the most likely outcome; absent this, we expect some type guidance on the FOMC’s plans for the effort.”

If the FED tapers, the markets will also be looking at how much they will pull back on their bond purchasing budget.  Any sort of taper will likely mean a large rise in rates.

Federal Reserve Board's Federal Open Market Committee members pose during two-day meeting in Washington.

With interest rates at around 4 month highs – I am still suggesting locking before the meeting.  If rates drop significantly after the announcement (unlikely) – rate float downs are available when rates drop .25% with the same costs.

Have a great week!!

BEST VALUE OF THE WEEK:

20 Year Fixed at 4.375% with 0 points

10 Year Fixed at 3.375% with 0 points

TODAY’S RATES:

30 year fixed:     4.5% – .58 points,     4.625% – 0 points,     4.75% – $0 costs

20 year fixed:   4.125% – .99 points,     4.375% – 0 points,     4.5%  – $0 costs

15 year fixed:   3.5% – .63 points,     3.625% – 0 points,     3.875% – $0 costs

10 year fixed:   3.125% – .63 point,     3.375% – 0 points,     3.625% – $0 costs

5/1 ARM:   2.75% – .99 points,     3.125% – 0 points,     3.375% – $0 costs

7/1 ARM:    3.25% – .83 points,     3.5% – 0 points,     3.75% – $0 costs

30 year fixed FHA:     4% – .56 points,     4.125% – 0 points,     4.25% – $0 costs

15 year fixed FHA:    3.25% – .81 points,     3.5% – $0 costs,     3.75% – $0 costs

30 year fixed VA:     4% – 1 point,    4.25% – $0 costs

Today's Interest Rates - December 16th, 2013

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ALL EYES ON FED STATEMENT WEDNESDAY   –   50/50 CHANCE FOR TAPERING

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