Jumbo rates are almost as low as conforming rates. Here’s why it’s happening.
Archive for February, 2013
Today’s Originations linkfest: must-read housing and mortgage stories.
We are 5 years in to a lost decade and most everyone is acting as if we are in a recovery.
30yr Fixed Rates vs. MBA Refi Index.
Rundown today’s stats: pending home sales, mortgage applications, durable goods orders.
Today’s Originations linkfest is all jumbo mortgage coverage by Bloomberg’s Jody Shenn.
Bernanke spoke to lawmakers today. Here’s some highlights.
Roundup all today’s housing, retail and manufacturing data.
Today’s Originations linkfest is about rates and loan options.
Dallas Federal Reserve Manufacturing Survey (February 2013) Bus Activity Index 2.2. Previous was 5.5 Production Index 6.2. Previous was 12.9. Despite slowing growth this is one of the better regional Fed reports. Chicago Federal Reserve National Activity Index Level -0.32. Previous was revised from +0.02 to +0.25. Since February is a short month and BLS data [...]