Real estate market news represents a mixed bag of progress

There are “firsts.” And then there are all the firsts that have happened since the pandemic began. That’s a whole ‘nuther statistic where housing is concerned. According to...

Three things that could impact rates this week

These are the three areas that have the greatest ability to impact rates this week. 1) Inflation, 2) Treasury Sales and 3) The Fe...

While achieving the perfect credit score is elusive, the effort is well worth it

Remember those kids in school that maintained a 4.0 GPA and then took AP courses and ended up with an even higher one? Like a 4.5? While there was no doubt...

Big Jobs Friday surprises markets

Non-farm jobs were expected at 250K with some guessing 200K; as reported jobs increased 528K. Private jobs expected at 220K increased 471K. The unemployment rate...

Initial Weekly Jobless Claims higher than expected ahead of Big Jobs Friday

Initial Weekly Jobless Claims were very close to the mark, hitting 260K vs. est. of 259K. However, the more closely watched 4 week moving average broke above 250K...