The Good News Flow Continues

Last Week in Review: The Good News Flow Continues This past week, we watched home loan rates tick modestly higher and retreat from three-year lows. Why? There are three main reasons:…

Finishing the Year With a Bang

Last Week in Review: Global Improvement2019 was an incredible year for Stocks, which finished the final trading week of the year at all-time highs. Generally speaking, when Stocks go higher, so…

Four Tailwinds for Housing

Last Week in Review: Goldilocks 2.0As we enter the final weeks of 2019, the housing and home lending sectors have enjoyed a good year thanks to a “Goldilocks” scenario of a…

A Great Housing Backdrop

Last Week in Review: A Great Housing BackdropMany are wondering what lies ahead for housing as we enter 2020.There are many reasons why the U.S. housing sector should do well for…

The Definition of Goldilocks

Last Week in Review: The Definition of Goldilocks“Looking ahead, my colleagues and I see a sustained expansion of economic activity, a strong labor market, and inflation near our symmetric 2% objective…

How Fast Rates Can Change

Last Week in Review: How Fast Rates Can ChangeRight now, the biggest news story to follow is the U.S. and China trade negotiations.This past week, home loans started inching higher but…

Fed Takes Action

Last Week in Review: Fed Takes ActionThis past week the Federal Reserve cut the Fed Funds Rate for the third time this year, by .25%. Along with the rate cut, the…

The Remedy for Higher Rates

Last Week in Review: The Remedy for Higher RatesThis past week home loan rates were essentially unchanged from the previous week, breaking a trend of higher rates since the beginning of…