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Top Five Market Factors That Influence Mortgage Rates

June 7, 2017 by · Leave a Comment

Timing the market for the best possible opportunity to lock a mortgage rate on a new loan is certainly a challenge, even for the professionals. While there are several generic interest rate trend indicators online, the difference between what’s advertised and actually attainable can be influenced at any given moment by at least 50 different […]

How Do Mortgage Rates Move When The Fed Lowers Rates?

March 28, 2010 by · Leave a Comment

Lower mortgage rates is a common misconception that is perpetuated by the mainstream media when the Fed makes an announcement of lowering rates. However, when the Fed cuts interest rates, mortgage rates can actually increase. Fed 101: According to Wikipedia: The Federal Reserve System (also known as the Federal Reserve, and informally as the Fed) […]

8 Questions Your AZ Lender Should Answer About Mortgage Rates in Phoenix

January 31, 2010 by · Leave a Comment

When we want to know the mortgage rate for our next home or refinance, we go online, check the first low rate we see and assume that is the rate we will be paying.  The rate we receive may not be the one we expected due to the many factors that can cause each individual rate and […]