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March 11th, 2010 8:21 AM by BILL WILBANKS
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MORTGAGE SHOPPING TIPS
Second Home Dreams?
Mortgage Rates Continue Lower
Is It A Good Time To Buy?
No More FOMC Hikes This Year?
Get A Jump On Your Future
Buy Now - Drop PMI Later
Mortgage Shopping Hindsight
US10Y Treasury Jumped This Week
Mortgage Rebates Vary Greatly!
Option ARM Loans - Why I Don't Like Them!
Humerous Mortgage Ads
Remember the March 1st Homestead Deadline
Florida Condominium Loans
Zero Closing Costs Facts
Using IRA and 401K Money As Income To Qualify
CASH BUYERS WANTING TO REFINANCE
Is Your HELOC A Time Bomb?
What, Only 14% of Borrowers Choose Lender on Rate?
Rates Highest In A Month
Points Up This Afternoon
Perfect Time To Apply - 3 Day Weekend
Have You Refinanced?
It's Raining In Orlando
Daily Rate Update
Closing Cost REBATE Facts!
HELOC Time Bombs!
Are You Shopping For Your Mortgage?
New Qualified Mortgage Rules Start Today
10 Year Breaks 3.00%
Higher Rates This AM
Taper announced - Points Bump Up
More Big Pricing Hits Coming 2014
Next Week's Ghost In the Closet
How do you eat an Elephant? One bite at a time.
New Central Florida FHA Decreased Loan Limits
Did you know Ability-to-Repay Changes are coming?
Will rates hit 5% in 2014?
You paid cash and now want a mortgage?
Surprising Jobs Report
Waiting periods if Short Sale is in your history
Mortgage Points Edging Up
10 yr jumps and bumps points
So you think your bank is looking out for you on a mortgage?
FHFA fathers know best on reducing your loan limits
New Home For The Holidays?
Fitch Puts U.S. On Negative Watch
Bond Market Closed
Beware Bobble Head Advice
Rate Doldrums For Now
Woulda Coulda But Didn't!
Points Lower Again!
Points Lower Late Day
Points Lower Again Late
Mortgage Points Lower Late
FHA Assumability Advantage
Market Giving Back Some
There Is A Santa Virginia
They Got It Wrong...No Taper
Buckle Up and Hold ON!
Summer's Over And Markets Rally
FOMC Rate Guessing Game
Millions of Homeowners Underwater...Can You Say HARP?
Mortgage Rate Elephant
3.00%10-yr Treasury 26 Month High
Mortgage pricing worse end of day
Florida Real Estate Values Up...Good News?
Rates Nibble Upwards
10-Year Note Closes At 2.83%
Housing Has Hit Bottom
U.S. sales up for 4th month
FHA Loans Today...Really?
Mortgage Rates Basically Flat
Rates Flat Awaiting 1PM Note Auction
Home Buyers...Should Mortgage Shop!
Buying Again Just Two (2) Years After A Short Sale
Bernanke Speaks...Rate Lowers
DU Refi Plus Condo Advantage
Rising Mortgage Rates
Rates Jumped Now What?
Feds Spoke and Rates Jump
Misleading Mortgage Ads
Negative Equity In Florida
Locking A Mortgage Rate
Mortgage Rates Are Climbing
HARP DU Refi Plus Guide
Rates higher today
10yr Treasury Continues Upward Yield
Fed speaks...Rates Rise Again
Rates Continue to Rise
Points up again this afternoon
RATES HAVE BEEN GOING UP
Unbelievable Fixed Pricing Today!
HARP Extended 2 Years by FHFA
Shopping Mortgage Rates and Fees
Points Flat So Far Today
You might want an ARM Loan if...
Prequal Letters for Home Shoppers
Time to Think About The Yard
Points Up Again Today
10 BP Drop this AM on 10YR
RATES UP LAST WEEK - NO CHANGE
New FHFA Loan Guarantee Fees In Effect
30 Year Fixed at 3.125%...No Way!
FHFA Announces Another Increase In Loan Guarantee Fees
Fixed Rate Points Improved Overnight
Get Prequalified - Go Shopping
3.25% 30 year rate today?
3.50% 30 Year Fixed?
Mortgage Advertising Lately
Rates Are Great But In Narrow Trough
Ten Year Nears 2.0% Again
Big Streamline FHA Change Coming!
Employment numbers miss and rates improve
Points Are Up This Morning
Points improve after days of increases
Interest Only Mortgage Advantage
Points continue to bump up rates!
Fixed Rates Still Below 4%
HARP II Activity Picking Up
HARP II Rollout Gets Closer
Join Our HARP II Waiting List
FHFA Directs Guaranty Fee Increase
30 year below 4%...better hurry.
30 Year Fixed Below 4.00%
Lock or Float?
Bond Woes Today
Can You Refinance AGAIN?
A Mad Hatters Tea Party!
Purchase Rates Are Crazy Low
Fence Sitters Are Jumping
Budget Ceiling Deal?
Flat Rates So Far Today
What are rates doing?
What is DC going to do?
This Week's Calendar
Rates Improve Today
Bad Jobs Number Good For Rates?
Dow Down and Dollar Up
Crystal Ball...Rise or Fall
Wait and See Today
Rates Hit Recent Basement
QE2 To End In June
Historic FOMC Day
30 Year Hits 4.625%
Bond Market Closed Today
S&P Outlook Goes Negative
Gas Saving At The Pump
Best Execution Ready To Move?
Great Weather For Home Shopping!
The Big Game and The Big Fed
10 Year Hits 3.53% Early
Last Day Under Old Comp Rules
THE FEDS ARE HERE TO HELP!
What could $7,500 be worth in 5 years?
Rates Stuck On Yesterday
Roller Coaster 10 Yr
What About Rates Today?
Rates Drop Today Sort Of!
HUD EXTENDS HARP A YEAR!
Friday's Market Analysis
Stock Market Driven Rates
Florida Condo Shopping?
Points Are Up Today
The Strongest Survive
Fixed Back At 4.75%
Lower Rates Soon?
Short Week Heads Up
Rental Income Changes
Holiday Weekend Cover
Reduced Rate & Term
FIXED RATE BREAKS 5%
I Took Friday Off, Wow!
10yr Passes 3.50% Resistance Level
Market Moves Again
Points Up Since Monday
Sunday Weekly Prelim
Flight to Safety Today
FOMC and 5yr Auction
Consumer Confidence Jumps
YIELDS BUMP RATES
A Little Fence Sitting Music
Markets Closed For MLK Holiday
Closing Thought For A Long Weekend
FNMA & FREDDIE INCREASE!
ADP Shows 300k New Jobs
One More Fed Auction Today
5yr Auction Drives Points Up
Purchase and Refinance Strategies
It's 31 Degrees In Orlando Florida?
My Shopping Is Done!
10yr Down 25 bps In 4 Days
Ten Year Down Again?
Couldn't Say It Any Better!
2010 Ready For The Bow
30yr Fixed In The 4%'s Going, Going....
Rates - Coal In The Stocking?
Glad This Week's Behind Us
What Was The 30yr Rate A Month Ago?
10YR Up To Mid June Levels
10yr Bond Up 16 Points From Prior Close
Last Week Was Not The End Of The World
Third Rate Sheet Increase Today
9.8% Unemployment Report - 10yr Whiplash
Let's Forget Wednesday
10YR UP OVERNIGHT
Most Asked Question...
Fairly Full Week Upcoming
Expect A Bump On Points Today
NORTH SHELLS SOUTH
Short Holiday Week
Floating? Be Watchful Today...
Bits an Pieces From A Frazzled Mind
10 Year Continues To Climb
Two Thru Ten Year Bond Up
Not A Lot Of Joy In Whoville
Today's Rate Lock Advisor
Rates will be up on positive employment report
Markets Wait On FOMC Announcement
Election Day Market
Rates Are Moving In Right Direction
Bond Yields Up Again
10 year Treasury Yield Crosses 2.60%...is 2.70% far off?
Little Change After Fed Speak So Far
Five Fed Speakers Today
Ready? Bernanke Says Economy Still Too Slow.
Are We Too Complacent They Ask
Are You Locked In?
No Market Movers Today
PURCHASE RATES HIT 3.875%
Rate is up a little AM/ then down a little PM
4% Purchase Money Is Here
30 YEAR FIXED SPIKES DOWN ON OUR PURCHASE SPECIAL
Have We Seen The Bottom?
The Week's calendar of Events
Treasury yields spiked this morning
Interest rate higher this morning
A Look At Today
SHORT WEEK AND LITTLE ON THE MENU
Is Three Days Enough Time To Take 15 Minutes To Apply?
"Not As Bad" Is Reason Enough For Markets
A little good news and rates go up!
If Values Continue To Fall How Many Will Be Locked Out
Rates hit basement again. Are You Ready Now?
Full Calendar This Week
PURCHASE PRICING SPECIAL FINALE COMING
BERNANKE FED SPEAK AT 10 AM
I'm From The Government And I'm Here To Help...
THE WEEK AT A GLANCE
Lemons to Lemonade
Rates stay at yesterdays level so far
10 Year T-Note Auction Results After 1 PM
What's on the calendar?
That "Assuming" Word Again
It doesn't take much
Refinances 78% of New Applications
Back to work...
Employment lights no BANG ahead of 4th
GREAT RATES while DC's Stuck On Stupid
"Waiting for Gadot" Will we see Lower Rate
Here's a good "Week Ahead" article
Rates drop again. Are you ready this time?
DOW drop of 145 didn't help rates late afternoon
LOWEST RATES ON RECORD
Today's Market Woe - Todays' Rate Wow!
Points up and DOW is too
No News Is. . .No News
What's Up This Morning?
Feds Tell Fannie and Freddie to Delist From NYSE and Housing Starts Down
Dow Jumps Up 200 Plus Effects Rate Late Day
If It's On The Money
Points Get Better Late
Bonds Rebound After May's Weak Retail Sales
Stock Market Soars 275 Points - Rates Retreat
Rates Hit Low Of The Year
Waiting to see what this morning brings. . .
Purchase 30 Year Fixed At 4.50% and Zero Points - Ridiculous!
The Week Ahead
Well it was only an ESTIMATE
Employment Report For May Due At 8:30
Are We At A Rate Crossroads?
Home Buying Down / Refinancing Up
"Rate Increases Outweigh Chances Of Further Lowering"
"Mortgage Rates On Two Day Losing Streak"
Bonds tank by midday
Mortgage Rate Risk
Watching Interest Rates?
Rates may edge lower this morning!
Did you lock Friday?
Why Some Would Lock Rates Now
HomePath.Com Financing Available May 17th
Hay, BP. Can we try this to clean up your oil?
HomePath.Com Offers FNMA Owned Properties
Fannie Mae's National Housing Survey
European Union Ante's Up A Trillion
As goes Europe...
Interest Only Mortgages Facing Changes
ARM LOAN BORROWERS HAVE DONE WELL THANK YOU.
THOUGHT OF THE DAY
Home Buyer Tax Credit Reaches Last Day
Chain of Blame Has Roots In The Demise Of Glass-Steagall
IRS spoke on Short Sales and Principal Foregiveness
HOTTEST NEW "BUMPA STICKA" IN D.C. TODAY
Daily Rate Lock Advisor worth 2nd look today
What will bring you in our door?
Mortgage Inquiry Calls Are Up - Are You Ready Yet?
LAWN MOWER CLASS ACTION REBATE
RATES ARE UP AFTER WEEKS BELOW 5%
FREE CREDIT REPORT ONCE A YEAR
Days like this drive me crazy!
Bye-Bye Fed Rate Help
"Rates will remain stable for extended time" I've heard it too!
What Are Mortgage Rates Going To Do?
Timely Home Improvement Tax Credit Input
Value Dropped On You? Refinancing May Still Be Possible Without PMI or MI
Taxes Paid By State
What did Bernanke say today about Interest Rates?
BACK IN THE SADDLE
INTEREST RATE CRYSTAL BALLING
Rates are starting to move up in the last week.
Washington continues to force Fannie and Freddie to bail out earlier bad loans
I've been talkng about rates going up and...
What will the FOMC decide this week on rates?
Still No Inflation? Housing starts down...
What Inflation? Feds to keep rates low a little longer
Unintended help for the Feds Plans?
Obama signs the home buyer tax credit extention
Florida investment securities in SEC probe
CNBC's Diana Olick hits it on the head today!
The Feds Done Today So Who's Left To Help Mortgages?
DOW drops 1.21% and price improves on rates
Well, the home buyers tax credit vote is still on hooooold...
Dodd says there's agreement on the 1st time buyer credit.
Pimco's Gross warns of future pressure on credit
Will (should) the first time buyers tax credit be extended?
Countrywide Resists D.C.'s Attempts to Probe Sweetheart Deals Inside the Loop
30 Year fixed rates average 5% this week
A little Humor
ZERO POINTS. What does it mean?
Why Use The HARP Refi Plus Program
H.R. 3126, the Consumer Finance Protection Agency Act of 2009
Florida Real Estate May Never Be Less Expensive
Individual Taxes on Short Sales and The Mortgage Forgiveness Debt Relief Act
Fannie Mae's "DU Refi + Program
The New Mortgage Process
Rate Shopping and Job Hunting Simularities
Stronger than expected Housing numbers; What's traditional on rates anymore?
It may be the right time to pay points, believe it or not!
Conventional Conforming Loan Price Adjusters Matter On Your Quote
ZERO CLOSING COSTS OFFERS ARE SUDDENLY SCARCE
RATES HAVE REAL CHANCE TO IMPROVE...MAYBE
FREE RATE WATCH SERVICE
THINKING OF MAKING A SHORT SALE OFFER?
Appraisal Management Companies are coming in 2009
Why haven't lenders lowered Mortgage rates?
A Few Thoughts About Credit Scores Today
Opt Out of Credit Prescreening
Conforming Pricing Adjustments for Investment Properties Effective 9/15/08
Fannie - Freddie Can You Say "Conservatorship"?
Payment Option ARM Loans - Why I don't like them
Lender and Mortgage Broker Disclosure test results as ordered by Federal Reserve Board
Reasons to be a Move Up Buyer today in a really tuff market
"My Present Lender Will Give Me My Best Price and Be Easier To Work With, RIGHT?"
WILL MORTGAGE RATES START RISING NOW?
New FNMA Guidelines On "Walkaways and Other Foreclosure" Situations
FLORIDA - THE "AT RISK MARKET POLICY" AND THE EFFECT ON MAX LTV'S
Are ARM Loans Viable Again?
Lower Rates Should Reduce Defaults On ARM Rollovers
Changing the deed to your Florida real estate?
LOW OR NO CLOSING COST MORTGAGE ADS
"Fence Sitters" and Rate "Bottom Fishers"
The Upside-down Equity Problem
Where did all the rate shoppers go?
TRIED GETTING A SECOND MORTGAGE BEHIND AN OPTION ARM OR PICK A PAY?
IT'S A GREAT TIME TO GET A MORTGAGE!
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