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How Do Bond Rates Affect Mortgage Interest?

Record low mortgage interest rates keep on making news in real estate circles, fueling speculation among financial experts and real estate professionals about how long they’ll last, how much they might rise and what that might mean for homebuyers and heroic investors purchasing income property. But...

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Mortgage Interest Rates: Trending Up or Down?

As 2012 draws to a close, real estate experts, economists and financial advisers are producing list after list of: emerging trends in the US housing market for 2012 and beyond. Although these lists can seem to completely contradict the current situation, they can offer clues to what’s ahead for heroic...

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The Fed Unveils New Mortgage Securities Plan

The Fed Unveils New Mortgage Securities Plan

As part of its ongoing effort to sustain the US economy’s iffy economic rebound, the Federal Reserve has rolled out a new round of buying up mortgage backed securities. This new initiative comes in addiction to the Fed’s plan to continue its plan to buy $40 million in mortgage-backed securities monthly...

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Why Are Mortgage Rates So Low?

Why Are Mortgage Rates So Low?

It’s no secret that for much of 2012 interest rates for 15 and 30-year fixed rate mortgages have been running at or near record lows. The same is true for other kinds of mortgage products including introductory rates for adjusted rate mortgages, or ARMs. These rates come in the midst of a modest housing...

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