Mortgage Rates Archive

Mortgage Rates

Each day the Research staff takes a look at recently released economic indicators, addressing what these indicators mean for REALTORS® and their clients. Today’s update discusses mortgage rates....

Low Housing Costs for Recent Buyers

Everyone is aware that right now we’re seeing the lowest mortgage rates in a generation or two. Everyone is probably also mindful of the bargain prices. Due to inflation over time, people’s income generally rises over time, though the...

Mortgage Rate Forecast

Mortgage rates across the board are at historic lows.  Everything, from 1-year adjustable rates to 30-year fixed rates, is lower now than it ever has been in most people’s experience. However, there are gaps to consider.  The 15-year mortgage...

Mortgage Rates and Home Sales Recovery

Past housing cycles were heavily influenced by changes in mortgage rates.  The cycles, both up and down, were generally also abrupt.  However, not this time around.  The historically low mortgage rates have not turbocharged home sales.  At best, there...

Mortgage Rates

Each day the Research staff takes a look at recently released economic indicators, addressing what these indicators mean for REALTORS® and their clients. Today’s update highlights mortgage rates....