Category Archives: The Economy

27 Months Of Consecutive Job Growth Helping Home Prices Rise

The 2013 housing market is expected to perform well. Job growth is playing a role in its recovery.

Mortgage Rates Rising On 26 Straight Months Of Jobs Growth

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) and its November 2012 Non-Farm Payrolls report, the U.S. economy added 146,000 net new jobs last month.

November 2012 Non-Farm Payrolls Report May Show Hurricane Sandy Effects

If you are currently in the market for, or are undecided about a mortgage, consider locking your mortgage rate today. Friday’s Non-Farm Payrolls report represents mortgage rate risk.

October Jobs Report Blows Away Estimates; Mortgage Rates Falling

Mortgage rates are performing surprisingly well after Friday’s release of the October 2012 Non-Farm Payrolls report.

Find A Mortgage Rate Strategy Ahead Of Friday’s Job Report

Friday morning, the government’s Bureau of Labor Statistics will release its Non-Farm Payrolls report.

With Tomorrow’s Job Report Due, Mortgage Rates May Finally Rise

Friday morning, at 8:30 AM ET, the government releases its Non-Farm Payrolls report for September. Mortgage rates may rise if job growth was strong.

Coming Next Week : New, Mandatory Loan Fees For All Conforming Mortgages

Beginning as soon as next week, new, mandatory mortgage fees will push conforming mortgage rates higher nationwide.

Revisiting Housing Market Predictions For 2012

Analysts made bold calls at the start of the year about the housing and mortgage markets. How good were their predictions?

Mortgage Rate Risk Ahead Of Friday Morning’s Jobs Report

Friday morning, the Bureau of Labor Statistics will release its Non-Farm Payrolls report. If you’re actively shopping for a mortgage, today may be a prudent day to lock a mortgage.

U.S. Posts Its 20th Straight Month Of Job Growth

Since the jobs report’s release last Friday, mortgage rates are dropping.