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The Fed’s June Minutes Keep Mortgage Rates In Rally-Mode
July 16, 2010 – 5:50 AM | Comments Off on The Fed’s June Minutes Keep Mortgage Rates In Rally-Mode
The Fed’s June Minutes Keep Mortgage Rates In Rally-Mode

At 7,333 words, the June Fed Minutes is the unabridged version of the more well-known, post-meeting press release. The corresponding press release was just 360 words. It turns out, the Fed’s words are doing wonders for mortgage rates.

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Shopping For Mortgage Rates Is Part Research Skills, Part Luck
May 11, 2010 – 5:59 AM | Comments Off on Shopping For Mortgage Rates Is Part Research Skills, Part Luck
Shopping For Mortgage Rates Is Part Research Skills, Part Luck

Shopping for mortgage rates takes more than good research skills. It takes a little bit of luck, too.

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How Iceland’s Volcanoes Are Helping Mortgage Rates Fall
April 21, 2010 – 5:50 AM | Comments Off on How Iceland’s Volcanoes Are Helping Mortgage Rates Fall
How Iceland’s Volcanoes Are Helping Mortgage Rates Fall

Volcanic eruptions and like natural disasters remind us: mortgage rates change for all sorts of reasons. Some we can predict, most we cannot. There’s literally thousands of influences on the U.S. mortgage market. If you’ve been shopping for a home or floating a mortgage rate, luck’s been on your side.

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For Clues About The Future Of Mortgage Rates, Watch For Inflation
March 19, 2010 – 5:51 AM | Comments Off on For Clues About The Future Of Mortgage Rates, Watch For Inflation
For Clues About The Future Of Mortgage Rates, Watch For Inflation

If you’re trying to gauge whether rates will be rising or falling, one keyword for which to listen is “inflation”. Mortgage rates are highly responsive to inflation.

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How You Can Get The Most Accurate, Real-Time Mortgage Rate Quotes Available
February 23, 2010 – 6:50 AM | Comments Off on How You Can Get The Most Accurate, Real-Time Mortgage Rate Quotes Available
How You Can Get The Most Accurate, Real-Time Mortgage Rate Quotes Available

Although the newspapers reported mortgage rates down last week, they weren’t. Conforming mortgage rates were higher by at least 1/8 percent, or roughly $11 per $100,000 borrowed per month. In some cases, rates were up by even more.

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