Tag Archives: Mortgage Rates

A Look at Refinance and Purchase Lending Expectations for 2016

Transaction volume is the backbone for real estate professionals. Sellers selling, buyers buying — and for those impacted by refinancing – borrowers with mortgage loans refinancing are key to the livelihoods of an array of real estate professionals. Except for all-cash buyers, lending is the key metric in showing past and future transaction volumes. Lending …Read more

Interest Rates Impacting Real Estate – July 25 2015 – Issue 9

This is the 9th 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/2015/07/21/interest-rates-impacting-real-estate-july-17-2015-issue-8/ The first graph shows the 10-year Treasury note for the past 30 days. The 10-year Treasury closed Friday at 2.26 percent, down 10 basis …Read more

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

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