Items Tagged with 'Department of Agriculture'

ARTICLES

  • MBA: Weekly mortgage applications remain steady

    15-year fixed-rate mortgages increase to highest level since April 2010
    Mortgage applications didn’t budge for the week ending on September 28, 2018, according to data from the Mortgage Bankers Association’s Weekly Mortgage Applications Survey. Notably, the average contract interest rate for 5/1 ARMs reached another record high this week, increasing to its highest level in survey history.
    Read More
  • MBA: Mortgage applications press forward

    Average contract interest rate for 5/1 ARMs reaches a record high
    Mortgage applications rose 2.9% from last week, according to data from the Mortgage Bankers Association’s Weekly Mortgage Applications Survey for the week ending September 21, 2018. Notably, interest rates for 30-year fixed-rate mortgages reached another record high.
    Read More
  • Mortgage applications return to decreasing trend

    Refinance index fall 3%
    After a week of positive numbers, mortgage applications returned to their decreasing trend, falling 1.7% from the previous week, according to data from the Mortgage Bankers Association’s Weekly Mortgage Applications Survey for the week ending August 24, 2018.
    Read More
  • Mortgage applications see 4.2% boost

    Refinance index sees slight increase
    Mortgage applications took a turn for the better this week, reversing course and increasing 4.2% from last week, according to data from the Mortgage Bankers Association’s Weekly Mortgage Applications Survey for the week ending August 17, 2018.
    Read More
  • USDA slashing mortgage fees

    Announces cuts to upfront guarantee fee and annual fee
    Borrowers who use the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Rural Housing Service to get a mortgage could soon pay significantly less for their loan, as the USDA announced that it is about to cut its loan fees for lenders who use the Single Family Housing Loan Guarantee Program. Here are all the details.
    Read More