Bill Ladewig's Blog: December 2016

MORTGAGE INTEREST RATE LOCK ADVISORY 12/30/16

 
 
MORTGAGE INTEREST RATE LOCK ADVISORY
December 30, 2016, 7:45 AM PT 
MARKET INDICATORS
  • Average 30-Yr FRM, up 0.14 points to 4.30% on 12-22-16
  • Rate Price Based on 3.5% MBS, Down -0.13 Point.
  • DJI Stocks - Currently, $19,794.17, Down ($25.61) -0.13%
  • Asian & European Stock Market Indexes Up 0.288%
  • Crude Oil (WTI) - Currently, $53.64, Down ($0.13)
  • Gold 1 Ounce - Currently, $1,159.80, Up $0.20
MARKET REPORTS & ANALYSIS    
  • Rate Lock Advisory. My advice has remained the same since November 8th. Continue to lock on price improvements. News and technical indicators provide no sign of rates changing direction. In this uncertain market. Float rates at your own risk.
  • Friday's Market: Bond Markets will close at 11:00 AM PT for the New Year Holiday and will not reopen until next Tuesday.
  • Thursday's Mortgage Rate Results: Prices are moving sllightly downward this holiday week. Mortgage rates based on Mortgage Backed Securities (MBS) closed Down 0.32 point
  • 30-year fixed-rate mortgage (FRM) averaged 4.32 percent with an average 0.5 point for the week ending December 29 2016, up from last week when it averaged 4.30 percent. A year ago at this time, the 30-year FRM averaged 4.01 percent. 
 
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