Tag Archives: Interest Rates

Interest Rates Impacting Real Estate – July 17 2015 – Issue 8

This is the 8th issue of the weekly overview of interest rates impacting real estate: 10-year constant-rate Treasury Notes and 30-year fixed-rate residential loans. To see the prior Issue click http://blog.stewart.com/stewart/2015/07/12/interest-rates-impacting-real-estate-july-10-2015-issue-7/ The first graph shows the 10-year Treasury note for the past 30 days. The 10-year Treasury closed Friday at 2.36 percent. For the second …Read more

Is Gold a Good Indicator of Future Interest Rates?

Just turn on the radio to a talk station and within a short period of time you will likely hear why you need to add gold to your investment portfolio. The representation is that gold is a great investment, a hedge against inflation and will protect you from a declining value of the U.S. dollar …Read more

Interest Rates Impacting Real Estate – July 10 2015 – Issue 7

This is the 7th edition of the weekly overview of interest rates impacting real estate: 10-year constant-rate Treasury Notes and 30-year fixed-rate residential loans. To see the prior Issue click http://blog.stewart.com/stewart/2015/07/05/interest-rates-impacting-real-estate-july-2-2015-issue-6/ The first graph shows the 10-year Treasury note for the past 30 days. The 10-year Treasury closed Friday at 2.40 percent. This was up …Read more

Interest Rates Impacting Real Estate – July 2 2015 – Issue 6

This is the 6th edition of the weekly overview of interest rates impacting real estate: 10-year constant-rate Treasury Notes and 30-year fixed-rate residential loans. To see the prior edition click http://blog.stewart.com/stewart/2015/06/27/interest-rates-impacting-real-estate-june-26-2015-issue-5/ The first graph shows the 10-year Treasury note for the past 30 days. Rates were on track for an increase early the morning of …Read more

Interest Rates Impacting Real Estate – June 26 2015 – Issue 5

This is the 5th edition of the weekly overview of interest rates impacting real estate: 10-year constant-rate Treasury Notes and 30-year fixed-rate residential loans. To see the prior edition click http://blog.stewart.com/stewart/2015/06/22/interest-rates-impacting-real-estate-june-19-2015-issue-4/ The first graph shows the 10-year Treasury note for the past 30 days. Rates, after easing the prior week, resumed their upwards pace with …Read more

DrTCJ Tweets May 22 2015 – June 18 2015

For those of you that do not Tweet – you should consider doing so. If you want to talk about effective bang for the buck, the 140 total characters, letters, numbers and spaces of a Tweet on Twitter certainly qualifies. Who knew you could say so much in so little? It reminds me of Mark …Read more

Interest Rates Impacting Real Estate – June 19 2015 – Issue 4

This is the fourth edition of the weekly overview of interest rates impacting real estate: 10-year constant-rate Treasury Notes and 30-year fixed-rate residential loans. To see the prior edition click http://blog.stewart.com/stewart/2015/06/15/weekly-interest-rates-analysis-impacting-real-estate-june-12-2015/ The first graph shows the 10-year Treasury note for the past 30 days. Rates eased slightly last week as the Federal Reserve once again …Read more

10-Year Treasury Rates May

Made a call this week that 30-year fixed-rate residential conventional mortgage loan interest rates are heading to 5.2 percent by the fall of 2016. You can read this at http://blog.stewart.com/stewart/2015/05/27/interest-rates-no-place-but-up-installment-2/ and hold me to it over the next 18 months. After several conversations since then, thought it would be prudent to do a weekly update …Read more