Tag Archives: Mortgage Rates

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

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

Interest Rates No Place But Up: Installment #2

The premise of this blog is that residential lending rates are going to rise. The trigger is when Janet Yellen commences raising rates. The question is how much will they increase? Ted’s Forecast: When Janet Yellen announces that the Fed is going to increase rates, within six months the 30-year residential fixed-rate loan will increase …Read more

Interest Rates Up, Date….

Interest rates finally broke from the slumber last week, and we saw the largest single weekly reported gain in 30-year fixed-rate conventional loans since April 17, 1987. That’s more than 26 years. The 30-year rate is now at the highest level in almost two years. But it remains highly affordable at 4.46 percent—and that is …Read more

Interesting Interest Rates – No Place But Up From Here

Since mid-2008 the U.S. Federal Reserve has flooded liquidity into the markets, at which time I gave up trying to forecast interest rates. It was akin to a gambler with $100 in their pocket trying to break the bank in Las Vegas, so-to-speak. Until recently, however, there was but one simple answer—rates were going down.  …Read more