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'Mortgage Rates' articles

Will the latest Fed meeting be a turning point for mortgage rates?

September 25th, 2013

The Fed's decision to continue its asset purchases raises the possibility that mortgage rates could ease back down a bit....  Read More

Mortgage rates level off as job growth fades

September 17th, 2013

Mortgage rates have leveled off as job growth has stalled, but it would be wishful thinking to hope they will start heading back down....  Read More

Don't be lulled by mortgage rate stability

September 11th, 2013

The rise in mortgage rates seems to have stalled, but they've paused twice before in recent months before resuming their climb....  Read More

Economic growth sparks more than higher rates

September 04th, 2013

An upward revision in the second quarter GDP estimate may signal that mortgage rates will start rising again soon....  Read More

Signs of fatigue in the housing recovery

August 28th, 2013

Rising mortgage rates have caused signs of fatigue in the housing recovery, but a mortgage calculator can tell you how this might affect your plans....  Read More

Mortgage rates await clearer economic signals

August 21st, 2013

As mortgage rates have leveled off, this environment has allowed consumers time to act on the figures their mortgage calculators produce....  Read More

Disturbing News In The Mortgage Sector

August 14th, 2013

While mortgage finance reform may be years from reality, a note on rising delinquencies and foreclosures in some regions is of more pressing concern....  Read More

With mortgage rates in a holding pattern, what will housing prices do?

August 08th, 2013

The latest housing data continues to look encouraging, but it has yet to fully reflect the impact of higher mortgage rates....  Read More