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Bellevue Mortgage Lender - Weekly What's Happening - May 16, 2019

Weekly What’s Happening – May 16, 2019

It’s time for your weekly look at what’s happening with rate movement, the economy, and the housing market. Watch to the end for a quick smile. The Economy Trade tensions with China increased this week, causing stocks to fall and bonds to improve. The shift in bond prices helped move mortgage rates down slightly. After a Read more about Weekly What’s Happening – May 16, 2019[…]

Bellevue Mortgage Lender - Weekly What's Happening - May 9, 2019

Weekly What’s Happening – May 9, 2019

It’s time for your weekly look at what’s happening with rate movement, the economy, and the housing market. Watch to the end for a quick smile. The Economy Tweets by President Trump reignited investor concerns over the trade talks with China. Stocks dropped from recent highs as investors’ anxiety increased. Although the trade dispute with China Read more about Weekly What’s Happening – May 9, 2019[…]

Bellevue Mortgage Lender - Weekly What's Happening - Apr. 25, 2019

Weekly What’s Happening – April 25, 2019

It’s time for your weekly look at what’s happening with rate movement, the economy, and the housing market. Watch to the end for a quick smile. The Economy Stocks continue to hit record highs, helped by strong corporate earnings. Money moving from bonds back into stocks can continue to pressure rates higher. New orders for U.S.-made Read more about Weekly What’s Happening – April 25, 2019[…]

Bellevue Mortgage Lender - Weekly What's Happening - Apr. 18, 2019

Weekly What’s Happening – April 18, 2019

It’s time for your weekly look at what’s happening with rate movement, the economy, and the housing market. Watch to the end for a quick smile. The Economy Recent optimism in the global economy has been helped by upbeat economic data in China. This has pressured mortgage rates to move higher this week. Retail sales surged Read more about Weekly What’s Happening – April 18, 2019[…]

Washington Mortgage Lender - Weekly What's Happening - Apr. 11, 2019

Weekly What’s Happening – April 11, 2019

It’s time for your weekly look at what’s happening with rate movement, the economy, and the housing market. Watch to the end for a quick smile. The Economy The consumer price index rose less than forecasted in March. A key measure of inflation, this reading supports the Fed’s decision not to raise rates this year. Producer Read more about Weekly What’s Happening – April 11, 2019[…]

Washington Mortgage Lender - Weekly What's Happening - Apr. 4, 2019

Weekly What’s Happening – April 4, 2019

It’s time for your weekly look at what’s happening with rate movement, the economy, and the housing market. Watch to the end for a quick smile. The Economy Signaling a possible slowdown in the economy, retail sales dropped 0.2% in February. Slower economic activity is likely to keep the Fed from raising rates. Rates bounced up Read more about Weekly What’s Happening – April 4, 2019[…]