Bill Ladewig's AM Market Brief

Mortgage and Lending NMLS 291249

July 6 , 2009, 6:30 AM PST

National Average Fixed Rate Mortgage 
Up 3 basis point at  5.36% on 07-03-09
*A Basis Point (bps) is 1/100 of 1.00%

Fannie Mae Mortgage Backed Securities
Down 3.5 basis points to 4.932%

Lock Advice:  Float with caution
Today the MM rate indicator slightly reversed turning up 0.60 basis points.

DJI Stocks Opened 8,228.52  -52.22  -0.63%

European and Asian Markets Down 1.35%

10 Year Treasury currently 3.51%

Nymex Crude Oil $64.23 barrel, Down $2.50

Are the best rates supplied by Direct Lenders? Rate Survey

Your Stealth Rate Shopper Strikes again full story 

Click for current Lending news and information

$8,000 Tax Credit Advance was approved (05-29-09) by FHA Click for FHA bulletin 

Fannie MBS Issuance Hits Highest Mark Since 2003
Benefiting from historically low interest rates and a refinancing boom, Fannie Mae issued $87.8 billion in mortgage-backed securities in March, nearly doubling the previous month's volume.

1st Quarter Residential Loan Originations Jump 36%
Thanks to interest rates that were at or near historical lows, residential mortgage lenders saw their loan production jump by 36% in the first quarter, according to preliminary survey figures compiled by National Mortgage News and the Quarterly Data Report.

How To Apply For $8,000 First Time Buyer Tax Credit
Up to a $8000 Tax Credit is available from IRS

10 Ways to Avoid A Closing Nightmare
An easy list that will make your life easier


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Eric Villaverde
DoubleTree Home Inspection Services L.L.C. - Phoenix, AZ

I found your information to be very informative this morning. Thanks

Jul 06, 2009 08:43 AM #1
Cindy Edwards
RE/MAX Checkmate - Johnson City, TN
CRS, GRI, PMN - Northeast Tennessee - 423-677-6677

Great information.  Thanks

Jul 06, 2009 09:44 AM #2
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