Monthly Archives: April 2013

My Thoughts for the Week of April 29, 2013

Last week continued the strange calm in the interest rate markets from the week prior, capped off on Friday with a nice improvement after the weak GDP numbers from Q1. Expect that calm to be gone. The economic calendar is … Continue reading

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My Thoughts for the Week of April 22, 2013

The weekly Rate Update is back after two Monday’s off and rates are looking good. The March employment report shocked the markets with about half the expected new jobs. Once again the market was caught off guard and renewed concerns … Continue reading

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My Thoughts for the Week of April 1, 2013

Hope everyone enjoyed their Easter weekend and don’t worry, I’m not going to do some goofy April Fools email. All true info to follow. Let’s get right into the Mortgage bond pricing chart below. All technical indicators pointed to bond … Continue reading

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Counseling Your Buyers Through a Bidding War

Spring brings warmer weather, flowers, the urge to clean, and this season it’s bringing with it bidding wars.  Not yet experienced in every market, but still being experienced in many major markets (especially on the west coast), the bidding war … Continue reading

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