Global volatility out of China drives mortgage rates lower

U.S. Mortgage Rates

Fixed mortgage rates dropped to the lowest levels since May 2015, according to Freddie Mac’s Primary Mortgage Market Survey (PMMS) released late last week.

Consumers putting their money in different places now

Hand Putting Deposit Into Piggy Bank

A recent report from credit giant TransUnion took a look at where people are now putting their money and had some interesting findings.

Just three states left with no ban on texting while driving

Texting while driving

As of September 2013, only three U.S. states remain with no ban at all in place regarding texting while driving.

Mortgage rates reverse course, head lower

Personal Finance News

Mortgage rates have been steadily climbing uphill in recent weeks, but that trend reversed course in the latest data from mortgage giant Freddie Mac.

Fixed mortgage rates stand still

Personal Finance News

Mortgage rates remained largely unchanged on a weekly basis, mortgage giant Freddie Mac revealed in its latest weekly mortgage report this week.

Home prices rise in majority of metro areas in Q1

Personal Finance News

Home prices rose in the vast majority of metropolitan statistical areas (MSAs) in the first quarter (Q1) of 2013.

Mortgage rates jump sharply

Personal Finance News

Mortgage rates jumped sharply on a weekly basis as mortgage activity slowed, the Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) said in its weekly mortgage report.

Mortgage rates higher than at this point last year

Personal Finance News

Fixed mortgage rates continued to climb higher, seeing a huge weekly spike, and now sit higher than at this point a year earlier, Freddie Mac revealed in its weekly mortgage report.

Strong home price growth seen in the West

Personal Finance News

Strong home price growth was seen on both a quarterly and yearly basis in April in parts of the West region, Clear Capital said in a recent report.

Mortage rates up again on weekly basis

Personal Finance News

Mortgage rates for both fixed-rate mortgages and adjustable-rate mortgages rose again on a weekly basis, Freddie Mac said in its weekly mortgage report.