All Posts Tagged: interest rates

New mortgage options may boost buying activity

Stew Larsen
Posted by Stew Larsen
Mortgage Banking
Rear view of young couple outdoors wearing coats, arm in arm, looking at house they just got the keys to.

Having entities like Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac providing more options for the first-time buyers may help create more buying activity.

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In the Market: A look at 2015 predictions

Nneka Madus
Posted by Nneka Madus
Mortgage Market Analyst
Dates "2014" and "2015" written in sand, with a small wave washing away 2014.

Rising rates is exactly what Freddie Mac predicts will start in 2015.

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Instant Analysis: November employment report

Scott Anderson
Chief Economist
Crowd of people walking to work (seen from behind) in an urban center walkway.

The labor market is healing faster than almost any analysts expected just a few months ago. 

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