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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.

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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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LOCK IN AT THE LOWEST RATES SINCE JUNE OF 2013

Lock in at the Lowest Rates since June of 2013

October 14th, 2014

Interest rates continued their strong move lower last week and this Tuesday – dropping approximately .25% over the past 6 days.
The Mortgage Backed Security (MBS) market closed last week trading up + 84 bps, and Tuesday trading up + 38 bps – pushing interest rates to the lowest levels we have seen since June of 2013.

Interest rates had been gradually improving and then we saw big movements lower in the past week and a half.  Typically when rates go one way for an extended period of time – they will eventually get a strong correction the other way.

My recommendation is to lock in now. You will be locking in at the lowest rates in 1 year and 3 months – not bad.

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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 3.25% paying 0 points

TODAY’S INTEREST RATES:

30 year fixed:       3.875% – 1 point (4.075% APR),        4% – 0 points (4.09% APR)

20 year fixed:       3.625% – .62 points (3.74% APR),        3.875% – 0 points (3.9% APR)

15 year fixed:        3% – .875 points (3.17% APR),        3.25% – 0 points (3.29% APR)

10 year fixed:        2.75% – .875 points (2.92% APR),        3% – 0 points (3.05% APR)

5/1 ARM:        2.625% – .87 point (2.77% APR),         3% – 0 points (3.05% APR)

7/1 ARM:        2.875% – 1 point (3.07% APR),        3.125% – 0 points (3.16% APR)

30 year fixed FHA:        3.375% – .5 points (4.42% APR),         3.5% – 0 points (4.55% APR)

15 year fixed FHA:        2.875% – .625 points (3.29% APR),          3% – 0 points (3.3% APR)

30 year fixed VA:         3.375% – .75 points (3.52% APR),         3.625% – 0 points (3.68% APR)

Today's Interest Rates - October 14th, 2014

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INTEREST RATES CONTINUE TO IMPROVE – 30 YEAR FIXED DOWN TO 4.125%

INTEREST RATES CONTINUE TO IMPROVE – 30 YEAR FIXED DOWN TO 4.125%

May 27th, 2014

Mortgage interest rates continue to slowly improve – currently at their lowest levels in 11 months.

The Mortgage Backed Security market closed Monday, May 27th, trading up + 15 bps. The MBS market closed up + 30 bps last week, and up + 40 bps the week before.
There are a few main reasons that interest rates are continuing to show improvement.

The Ukraine situation is still volatile and military conflict is a possibility. Investors seek safety through US treasuries and Mortgage Backed Securities which helps improve interest rates.

Some experts believe that the stock market is trading much higher than it should based upon the actual performance of the companies. Some hold the view that a large correction could be in the future, which increases investment into US treasuries and MBS.

Lastly, it is expected that the European Central Bank will add another stimulus next week – which like the US’s Quantitative Easing – is a positive for mortgage interest rates.

All of these situations are helping rates move lower, but most experts don’t believe rates will go much lower than they are right now. The market hasn’t allowed 30 year fixed rates to drop back into the 3%’s since they rapidly moved up 12 months ago when the FED said they would likely taper their stimulus package.

So we are in high risk, low reward situation. Rates may go a little bit lower, but it’s very unlikely they will drop below 4%. Most experts believe rates are going to move higher – the question is when it will happen. With rates being at their lowest levels in 11 months, I lean towards the safe side and recommend locking.

Last week, I missed my first weekly update in quite a few years. My wife Sarah and I welcomed our 2nd child into the world – Dylan Rose Green. She was born at 12:20 AM on May 19th. She is healthy and we are truly blessed to have 2 great kids.

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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

5/1 ARM at 3% paying 0 points

TODAY’S INTEREST RATES:

30 year fixed:       4.125% – .46 points (4.215% APR),       4.25% – 0 points (4.27% APR)

20 year fixed:      3.875% – .73 points (4.02% APR),      4.125% – 0 points (4.13% APR)

15 year fixed:      3.25% – .65 points (3.38% APR),      3.375% – 0 points (3.41% APR)

10 year fixed:      3% – .6 points (3.12% APR),       3.25% – 0 points (3.28% APR)

5/1 ARM:       2.75% – .82 points (2.92% APR),       3% – 0 points (3.04% APR)

7/1 ARM:       3.125% – .82 points (3.28% APR),       3.375% – 0 points (3.4% APR)

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

15 year fixed FHA:       3.125% – .51 points (3.525% APR),        3.25% – 0 points (3.55% APR)

30 year fixed VA:       3.75% – .20 points (3.79% APR),       3.875% – 0 points (3.89% APR)

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INTEREST RATES CONTINUE TO IMPROVE – 30 YEAR FIXED DOWN TO 4.125%

 

INTEREST RATES HIT 6 MONTH LOWS

INTEREST RATES HIT 6 MONTH LOWS

May 5th, 2014

Interest rates improved to their lowest levels in 6 months last week.

The Mortgage Backed Security market (MBS) remained hot, closing the week trading up + 47 basis points.

There were multiple events last week that would normally lead to higher interest rates, but the headlines in Ukraine are causing foreign investors to increase demand for US bonds, thus pushing down interest rates.

The FED tapered yet again on Wednesday, and most economic reports were very positive.

I expect some retractment in the bond market this week after 2 weeks of solid gains. I would recommend locking interest rates and taking advantage of the recent interest rate improvement.

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

BEST VALUE OF THE WEEK:

30 Year Fixed at 4.375% paying 0 points

20 Year Fixed at 4.125% paying 0 points

TODAY’S INTEREST RATES:

30 year fixed:       4.25% – .36 points (4.32% APR),      4.375% – 0 points (4.4% APR)

20 year fixed:      3.875% – .95 points (4.07% APR),      4.125% – 0 points (4.17% APR)

15 year fixed:       3.375% – .56 points (3.485% APR),       3.5% – 0 points (3.54% APR)

10 year fixed:      3% – .69 points (3.14% APR),      3.25% – 0 points (3.28% APR)

5/1 ARM:       2.75% – .97 points (2.97% APR),       3.125% – 0 points (3.16% APR)

7/1 ARM:       3.125% – .89 points (3.31% APR),       3.375% – 0 points (3.41% APR)

30 year fixed FHA:       3.75% – .34 points (4.3% APR),       3.875% – 0 points (4.4% APR)

15 year fixed FHA:       3.25% – 0 points (3.6% APR)

30 year fixed VA:       3.75% – .17 points (3.8% APR),        3.875% – 0 points (3.9% APR)

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Interest Rates Hit 6 Month Lows

RATES LOWER AMID CONCERN OVER UKRAINE / LOCK BEFORE FED STATEMENT ON WEDNESDAY

RATES LOWER AMID CONCERN OVER UKRAINE   /    LOCK BEFORE FED STATEMENT ON WEDNESDAY

March 17th, 2014

Last week interest rates improved with the Mortgage Backed Security (MBS) market closing + 55 bps.  Thursday was an especially good day when fears regarding Ukraine / Russia military action reached their peak.  On Thursday alone, the MBS market closed + 58 bps.

Since Thursday, rates have pulled back a bit higher with traders not as concerned with military action in Ukraine.  This is a situation to monitor closely, as traders will seek the security of the MBS and treasury markets should the Ukraine/Russia situation escalate into military action.

As of Monday evening – interest rates leveled to:

30 Year Fixed at 4.25% costing .51 pts,  4.375% costing 0 pts

15 Year Fixed at 3.25% costs .78 pts,   3.375% costing 0 pts

This pricing still includes my company’s March Rate Lock special which could end at any time.

The Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) is meeting on March 18th and 19th -with a statement to be released on March 19th.  It is suspected that the FED will again taper their bond purchasing program by at least another 10 billion.  I strongly suggest locking before Wednesday , as I think the FED will taper again, and interest rates will move higher as a result.

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

BEST VALUE OF THE WEEK:

30 Year Fixed at 4.375% with 0 points

5/1 ARM at 2.75% with .67 points

TODAY’S INTEREST RATES:

30 year fixed:     4.25% – .51 points,     4.375% – 0 points,     4.5% – $0 costs

20 year fixed:   4% – .70 points,     4.125% – 0 points,     4.25%  – $0 costs

15 year fixed:   3.25% – .78 points,     3.375% – 0 points,     3.625% – $0 costs

10 year fixed:   3% – .41 points,     3.125% – 0 points,     3.5% – $0 costs

5/1 ARM:   2.75% – .67 points,     3% – 0 points,     3.25% – $0 costs

7/1 ARM:    3.125% – .69 points,     3.375% – 0 points,     3.625% – $0 costs

30 year fixed FHA:     3.75% – .23 points,     3.875% – 0 points,     4.125% – $0 costs

15 year fixed FHA:    3.25% – 0 points,     3.375% – $0 costs

30 year fixed VA:     3.75% – .21 points,    3.875% – 0 points,      4.125% – $0 costs

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RATES LOWER AMID CONCERN OVER UKRAINE   /    LOCK BEFORE FED STATEMENT ON WEDNESDAY

INTEREST RATE PRICING STAYS IN NARROW RANGE

INTEREST RATE PRICING STAYS IN NARROW RANGE

February 10th, 2014

Interest rate pricing was all over the place last week.  On Monday, interest rates hit their lowest levels in about 3 months.  Interest rates went higher the rest of the week until the January employment report was released on Friday.  For the third month straight, job creation was lower than forecasts.  This would normally cause a big movement for better interest rates but the improvement wasn’t as much as expected.

Overall on the week, the Mortgage Backed Security market traded lower – 6 bps.  When the dust settled, interest rate pricing remained in a narrow range and mortgage interest rates are basically where they were at the beginning of last Monday.

In 2014, interest rates have fallen at some of the fastest levels in the past 2 years.  The main reason is usually interest rate pricing fluctuates more going up and down, but interest rates have improved for 5 week straight weeks before last week. 

There is some concern that the lower trend has come to an end with the market not moving as much as expected with a poor employment report.  It’s tough to call right now, but I see interest rates remaining fairly stable for the time being.  There is still a limit to how much interest rates can really improve with the FED tapering.  The interest rates in the low 3%’s won’t be back, but you could see interest rates going a little bit lower than today’s levels.   

This week Janet Yellen will make her first testimony to Congress.  Not much new information is expected to be deemed from this testimony, but it will be her first time before Congress as the new FED Cheif.

Have a great week!!

BEST VALUE OF THE WEEK:

15 Year Fixed at 3.5% with 0 points

7/1 ARM at 3.375% with 0 points

TODAY’S RATES:

30 year fixed:     4.25% – .8 points,     4.5% – 0 points,     4.625% – $0 costs

20 year fixed:   4% – 1 point,     4.25% – 0 points,     4.375%  – $0 costs

15 year fixed:   3.375% – .38 points,     3.5% – 0 points,     3.625% – $0 costs

10 year fixed:   3% – .66 points,     3.25% – 0 points,     3.5% – $0 costs

5/1 ARM:   2.75% – 1 point,     3.125% – 0 points,     3.5% – $0 costs

7/1 ARM:    3.125% – .88 points,     3.375% – 0 points,     3.625% – $0 costs

30 year fixed FHA:     3.75% – .6 points,     3.875% – 0 points,     4.125% – $0 costs

15 year fixed FHA:    3.25% – 0 points     3.5% – $0 costs

30 year fixed VA:     3.75% – .42 points,    3.875% – 0 points,      4.125% – $0 costs

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INTEREST RATE PRICING STAYS IN NARROW RANGE

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
3% LTV 15 Year Fixed 2nd Mortgage

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

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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 

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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

Today's Interest Rates - December 26th, 2013

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

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