What’s Ahead For Mortgage Rates This Week – September 25th, 2017
Posted Monday September 25, 2017 in Mortgage Rates
Last week’s economic news included readings on housing starts, building permits issued and sales of pre-owned homes. The Fed’s Federal Open Market Committee issued its customary post-meeting statement and Fed Chair Janet Yellen gave a press conference. Weekly readings on mortgage rates and new jobless claims were also released.
5 Surprisingly Stylish Ways to Improve Your Living Room’s Look Using Wallpaper
Posted Thursday August 24, 2017 in Around The Home
From a sophisticated couch to a stunning art print, there are plenty of ways that you can dress up your living room and instantly change its vibe. You may not realize it, but wallpaper is back in fashion and becoming another popular way to instantly re-vamp a room. If you’re contemplating ways that wallpaper can benefit your space, here are some options you may want to try out.
NAHB: Builder Sentiment Surges in August
Posted Wednesday August 16, 2017 in Home Values
Home builder confidence in housing market conditions surged in August after sagging to an eight-month low in July. The National Association of Home Builders reported a July reading of 68 in August after analysts expected a one- point increase from July’s Housing Market Index reading of 64. Any reading over 50 indicates that more builders consider housing market conditions positive than those who do not.
You Ask, We Answer: What Kind of Fees Are Involved When I Get a Reverse Mortgage?
Posted Tuesday August 15, 2017 in Home Mortgage Tips
If you are approaching your golden years and seeking a bit of financial flexibility, you might want to look at a reverse mortgage. Of course, a reverse mortgage isn’t without its costs. Let’s explore the fees that you will encounter when you take out a reverse mortgage loan.
What’s Ahead For Mortgage Rates This Week – August 14, 2017
Posted Monday August 14, 2017 in Mortgage Rates
Job openings rose in June to 6.20 million as compared to May’s reading of 5.70 million job openings. Analysts said that increasing job vacancies show that employers are unable to find qualified workers. Business services, construction, health care and professional job sectors had the most job openings. Slow wage growth could be contributing to widespread job openings. Average wage growth has been running at approximately 2.50 percent, which is lower than the average of 3.50 to 4.00 percent typically seen during economic expansion.
The Quick and Easy Guide to Determining How Big of a Mortgage Your Family Can Afford
Posted Friday August 11, 2017 in Home Mortgage Tips
Are you shopping around for a new house or apartment? One of the key considerations you will need to make is figuring out how much you want to invest in your new home. Below you’ll find our quick and easy guide to determining just how much “house” you can afford. Let’s get started!