All Posts Tagged: interest rates

Looking to buy or refinance? Pay attention to the number 43.

Stew Larsen
Posted by Stew Larsen
Mortgage Banking
Young couple reading financial documents in kitchen

Your total debt payments relative to your total income is called your debt-to-income ratio, which prospective lenders will be watching.

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U.S. Outlook: Housing market is doing just fine

Scott Anderson
Chief Economist
Chart showing mortgage rate trends over last few years, with recent dip.

The current low interest-rate environment, healthy labor market, and rising real personal incomes will power the housing market recovery to new highs in 2016.

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Instant Analysis: Employment report for April

Scott Anderson
Chief Economist
Attendees at a conference in front of large glass windows, the sun in the background.

This is the weakest monthly U.S. jobs report in seven months and well below the 232K job creation average over the last 12 months.

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Numbers Count: Housing snapshot looks bright

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Side shot of brick condo building with balconies, in Seattle at sunset.

Here’s my take on the key numbers on the housing market this week.

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