Archives for “mortgage rates”


The mortgage and real estate markets are directly impacted by the directions of the bond market. What is a bond? The very root definition of ...

So I ran across this great article on Realtor.com last month. It was geared towards homeowners and explaining why NOW is the best time to ...

BREAKING NEWS: For the fourth straight week, long-term mortgage interest rates fell today, reaching a new low not seen since the week of Halloween last ...

Are you currently renting the home that you live in? The Distressed Real Estate Institute™ recently analyzed data on historical pricing for existing home sales ...

When the calendar flips to a new year, analysts and economists like to make predictions for the year ahead. So, today, with the year half-complete, it’s ...

Conventional wisdom maintains that home prices and mortgage rates go hand-in-hand—rates go lower means mortgages are cheaper and there’s higher demand for housing. At first ...

Local Market Update

The Albuquerque Housing Inventory number is now under 5,600 - that's down 35% from the peak two years ago. Pending sales, our primary leading indicator, ...

Despite the economy's improvement and prodding from Congress, banks don't seem ready to open their purse strings just yet. Nationally, mortgage approval standards are tightening.

With crude oil at its highest levels since October 2008, retail gas is up 8 cents per gallon this week. It's bad news for home buyers ...

When the Bush Administration refused to take responsibility for its actions before, during and after Hurricane Katrina, the talking point to the media was that ...

Many homebuyers and investors have been reeling about how difficult it is to get credit from conventional lenders. Indeed, banks have tightened credit to the ...

When conforming mortgages adjust, they're often tied to an interest rate index called LIBOR.LIBOR is an acronym for London Interbank Offered Rate. But what LIBOR ...

Monday, mortgage markets improved with news of ne swine flu cases.

For the fifth time in a year, rate shoppers learned an important lesson this week: When mortgage rates plummet unexpectedly, they often recover just as ...