Three things that can move mortgage rates this week

Three Things: These are the three areas that have the greatest ability to impact mortgage rates this week. 1) Geopolitical, 2) Central Bank Palooza and 3) Domestic.

Markets shrug off potential government shutdown

No movement yet on the government shutdown due at midnight tonight. Markets are shrugging it off, getting used to it,...

Bass player indicted for rental scam

There are always people who seem to find scamming consumers to be a worthwhile career choice.

Jobless claims drop to 45-year low

Initial Weekly Jobless Claims came in at 220K vs est of 250K. It was the lowest (best) reading in...

Real estate remains strong in the face of uncertainty

Weekly MBA mortgage applications were better last week, +4.1% overall, purchase apps +3.0% and refinances up 4.0% even with mortgage rates climbing