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Time To Buy Has Never Been Better CHFA Loan Homebuyer Rate Now At 4.375% - 11/30/09 10:35 AM
Interest Rates For the CHFA Mortgage Program are now at 4.375%! If you are in the market to purchase your first home I dont know if there has ever been a better time to buy than right now. The chfa loanprogram offers down payment assistance, and low fixed interest rates, combined with the recent extension of the first time homebuyer tax credit prospective homebuyers have an unprecedented opportunity to purchase a home in Connecticut. The following are interest rates for the various CHFA loan programs as of 11-30-09: _____________________________________________ Homebuyer Mortgage ProgramInterest rate: 4.375 % (APR range 4.475 - 4.875 %)Term - 30 years, fixed rateDownpayment Assistance Program (DAP)Interest (0 comments)
CT Mortgage Rates November 24, 2009 - 11/24/09 07:35 AM
Mortgage bond prices rose last week pushing CT mortgage rates lower. Mixed data resulted in up and down trading but within a relatively narrow range. Things were going well the first part of the week with CT rates improving until Wednesday when the consumer price index and the core came in higher than expected. Inflation, real or perceived, erodes the value of fixed income investments causing prices to fall and rates to rise. We saw some of that mid-week. Despite this, CT mortgage rates finished the week improved by about 1/8 to 1/4 of a discount point. The US Treasury will continue the record (1 comments)
Connecticut Mortgage Rate Update November 16, 2009 - 11/16/09 08:22 AM
Mortgage bond prices rose last week pushing Connecticut mortgage rates lower. The Fed spent another $45 billion buying mortgage bonds between November 5th and the 11th. For all the criticism the Fed receives for the handling of the economy, they do deserve credit for keeping mortgage interest rates low throughout this year. How it all plays out in the long term is uncertain. The record Treasury auctions continued to be absorbed in trading without any major problems. For the week, Connecticut mortgage rates improved by about 7/8ths of a discount point. The consumer price index data Wednesday will be the most important release (2 comments)
CHFA Rates In Connecticut Now At 4.625% - 11/12/09 01:28 PM
CHFA Mortgage rates are at their lowest point in years, and with the extension of the homebuyer tax credit now is the perftect time to buy. The following chfa rates are in effect until Thursday, November 19, 2009, and subject to change CHFA Homebuyer Mortgage ProgramInterest rate: 4.625 % (APR range 4.725 - 5.125 %)Term - 30 years, fixed rateCHFA Downpayment Assistance Program (DAP)Interest rate: 4.625 % (APR range 4.725 - 5.125 %)Term - 30 years, fixed rate Urban Rehabilitation Homeownership (UR Home) ProgramInterest rate: 4.375 % (APR range 4.475 - 4.875 %)Term - 30 years, fixed rate Pilot Homeownership and Downpayment Assistance Program for ManchesterInterest (1 comments)
Connecticut Mortgage Rates Update November 6, 2009 - 11/07/09 07:57 AM
Connecticut Mortgage Rates were near unchanged for the week amid very choppy trading conditions. Stronger than expected factory orders and ISM Index data were generally not bond friendly and attributed to higher rates in the middle of the week. Fortunately the Fed indicated the continued desire to keep mortgage rates low for an extended period. In addition, higher than expected unemployment and more payroll losses than expected helped mortgage bonds rally Friday. For the week, Connecticut mortgage rates finished near unchanged. The record debt auctions Monday, Tuesday, and Thursday will once again take center stage as the Veterans holiday Wednesday splits the (2 comments)
Homebuyer Tax Credit Extended, and Now Includes Previous Homeowners - 11/06/09 09:00 AM
Congress gave final approval to legislation expanding an $8,000 tax credit for first-time home buyers. The House passed the extension on Thursday and President Obama is expected to sign it today. The new bill extends until April 30, 2010 for the tax credit for first-time homebuyers that would otherwise expire at the end of this month. Changes:
The new legislation will allow the credit for couples earning up to $225,000 a year and individuals earning up to $125,000. That's up from the current $75,000 limit for individuals and $150,000 for couples. Current Homeowners
The new bill will allow homebuyers who (0 comments)
Connecticut CHFA Mortgage Rates Down To 4.75% - 11/05/09 12:16 PM
Connecticut First time homebuyers may never see a better time to buy than right now. The CHFA loan program is now offering 30 year fixed rate mortgages at 4.75%. Here are the chfa mortgage rates as of November 5, 2009: Homebuyer Mortgage ProgramInterest rate: 4.750 % (APR range 4.850 - 5.250 %)Term - 30 years, fixed rateDown Payment Assistance Program (DAP) (Rate listed is for DAP loans with Homebuyer Mortgage Program financing.)__________________________________________________ Interest rate: 4.750 % (APR range 4.850 - 5.250 %)Term - 30 years, fixed rate Urban Rehabilitation Homeownership (UR Home) ProgramInterest rate: 4.500 % (APR range 4.600 - 5.000 %)Term - (0 comments)
CT Mortgage Rates Update November 2, 2009 - 11/02/09 09:32 AM
Mortgage bond prices rose last week pushing CT mortgage rates lower. Rates spiked higher Monday morning as stocks surged and the Treasury auctions loomed. Fortunately, foreign demand for the notes was solid, helping to keep mortgage rates low. The stock markets remained volatile all week with the Dow Jones index swinging by triple digits both up and down. For the week, interest rates improved by about 1/4 of a discount point. The Fed meeting on Wednesday will be the most important event this week. Productivity and employment figures are likely to move the market. LOOKING AHEAD Volatility Likely The likeliness of CT (1 comments)
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