Posts Tagged 'stocks'

Mortgage Rates ↓ Stocks, & Housing

There are two things we tend to buy less of when the price goes down….do you know what?

Most of us like a bargain when we go shopping and feel much better buying things when they are 10%-20% off or “Buy one get one free or at half off.” But, there are two things that always buck this trend of buying when prices go down. What’s even crazier is that, with ...

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Mortgage rates on the move again?

Is political unrest good for rates? The short answer is yes… In times of financial or political unrest, investors tend to move their money from the more volatile risky investments (stocks) to more stable investments such as bonds. A flood of investments into bonds will drive down the yield and mortgage rates tend to move in-step with bond yields. We know emotional investors’ flight-to-safety, will just as quickly move back ...

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Rates On The Move…12/7/2010

Whether you are looking to buy a new home or refinance your current mortgage, there are three new programs you can’t afford to ignore. Stay tuned for more information in the coming weeks…. 

This past week rates rocketed up from their all-time lows a month ago based on some “good” economic news in the US and positive developments in the ongoing European sovereign debt crisis that soothed markets and led investors to ...

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