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Rate Lock Advice and Mortgage Market Update

December 7, 2009, 3:30 PT


Lock Advice:  FLOAT
MBS prices closed up +15/32 , above 9:45 ET pricing of +6/32, and at the high for the day.  Fed Chief Bernanke continues to indicate that the Fed will keep the fed funds rate low for an extended period of time to help the economic recovery.

When MBS prices are up, Rates are down.
Lock advice can change throughout the day .
Good economic news = Bad Rate News.

National Average Fixed Rate Mortgage
UP 0.01% at 4.92% on Dec.7

Fannie Mae Mortgage Backed Securities
MBS Opened at 4.578% Up 0.034%.

10 Year Treasury Currently 3.430% Down -0.05%

DJI Stocks closed Monday at $10,390.11,  Up 1.21, 0.01%

European and Asian Markets Down -0.243%

Nymex Crude Oil Currently $73.90 Down $1.57

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Rates 12-07-09, 2:40 PT
30 Year Fixed to $417,000
Rate 4.500% Point1.375, APR 4.678%
APR Based on $350,000 Loan at 80% LTV
Above Rate can be locked for 30 days.
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Jim Crawford
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The rates are still incredible even if they crept up a little.

Dec 08, 2009 01:50 PM #1
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