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MORTGAGE UPDATE 2/27/2023

Week of February 20, 2023 in Review Sales of new homes and consumer inflation were both hotter than expected in January. Plus find out what the latest data on Existing Home Sales says about inventory and the demand for homes. Consumer Inflation Higher Than Expected More to Existing Home Sales Data Than Meets the Eye […]

MORTGAGE UPDATE 2/22/2023

Week of February 13, 2023 in Review Home construction slowed in January but rising confidence among home builders this year is an encouraging sign. Also encouraging is the continued decline in the annual rate of inflation, although the drop was less than expected last month. Read on for these stories: Mild Progress on Consumer Inflation […]

MORTGAGE UPDATE 2/13/2023

Week of February 6, 2023 in Review News on home price appreciation, mixed auction results, and tough talk from central banks around the world highlighted an otherwise quiet week: Does the Future Look Good for Home Prices? Central Bank Tough Talk Based on Misunderstanding CEOs Feel a Recession Coming Jobless Claims Reflect Slower Pace of […]

MORTGAGE UPDATE 2/6/2023

Week of January 30, 2023 in Review The Fed hiked its benchmark Fed Funds Rate, while there’s more to January’s job data than the headlines suggest. Plus, find out what the latest news on home price appreciation really means, all ahead in these stories: Are More Fed Rate Hikes Ahead This Year? January Job Growth […]

MORTGAGE UPDATE 1/30/2023

Week of January 23, 2023 in Review Housing activity moved higher in December, inflation continues to cool, and more recession signals are flashing: Inflation Turning the Corner Pending Home Sales Rise for First Time in Six Months New Home Sales Ticked Higher in December Caveats to Positive Fourth Quarter GDP Initial Jobless Claims Decline for […]