was still not a great month weatherwise to begin building a new home or apartment building. Higher prices, higher mortgage rates , and low availability are having some impact on the data, too. So far in 2014, housing starts have averaged 923
price gains and growth prospects, and I am raising my price target to $34 to reflect the improved future expectations. The overall situation in the housing market is still favorable, and the mortgage rates might stay low Complete Story »
robust, why should banks lower rates to attract borrowers?" Or, is it that buyers can only be lured by even lower mortgage rates and the ability to pay the monthly mortgage insurance premiums? While I don't want to single out any bank in Canada
The average rate for a 30-year fixed-rate mortgage fell to 4.34% from 4.41% in the prior week, according to the latest weekly survey from Freddie Mac . The 15-year fixed-rate mortgage averaged 3.38% in the latest week, down from 3.47% in the prior week. A year ago, the 30-year and 15-year rates ...
both GWOF and GWSCF support earnings growth, increased operational leverage and higher return on equity.Record low mortgage rates will benefit household disposable income and hence retail spend, adding support to market-based rents.Below
seeing price appreciation in many markets and new buyers returning to the market after sitting out the last few years. Mortgage rates remain generally low, and with home affordability still attractive in many markets, we think there is potential
OSLO, April 3 (Reuters) - DNB, Nordea and Skandiabanken have cut the mortgage rates they charge in Norway, the banks said on Thursday.
The average rate for a 30-year fixed-rate mortgage ticked up to 4.41% in the past week from 4.40% in the prior week, according to the latest Freddie Mac survey . The 15-year fixed rate averaged 3.47% in the latest week vs. 3.42% a week ago. A year ago, the respective 30-year and 15-year fixed rates
interest rates earlier. Any changes in the Fed’s forward guidance on the policy rate could push up treasury yields and mortgage rates . CANADA: GROWTH OUTLOOK REMAINS HEALTHY, DESPITE SEASONAL SLOWDOWN Stronger than expected consumer spending and inventory
of the eurozone and the recovery in the UK housing market. Why interrelated? Because part of the reason that UK mortgage rates have come down is that bank financing costs have come down equally dramatically as risk premia on banks fell with improved clarity