Rate Lock Advice and Mortgage Market Update

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Rate Lock Advice and Mortgage Market Update

December 10, 2009, 1:30 PT


Lock Advice:  LOCK
MBS prices are down -6/32.
Jobless Claims came in a little higher than expected.

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
Unchanged at 4.91% on Dec.10

Fannie Mae Mortgage Backed Securities
MBS Opened at 4.577% Up 0.031%.

10 Year Treasury Currently 3.490% Up 0.04%

DJI Stocks closed today at $10,405.83,  Up 68.78, 0.67%

European and Asian Markets Up 0.475%

Nymex Crude Oil Currently $70.48 Down $0.19


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Rates 12-10-09, 1:00 PT
30 Year Fixed to $417,000
Rate 4.625%, Point 1.100, APR 4.772%
APR Based on $350,000 Loan at 80% LTV
Above Rate can be locked for 30 days.
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Ellen Crawford
RE/MAX Paramount Properties - Alpharetta, GA
Alpharetta Real Estate Agents & Alpharetta REALTOR

Bill once again thank you for your daily update.  I greatly appreciate it.

Dec 10, 2009 01:02 PM #1
1 ~Judi & Don Barrett & Chassy Eastep - Integrity
Integrity Real Estate Services 118 SE AVE N, Idabel, OK 74745 - Idabel, OK
BS Ed, Integrity Real Estate Services -IDABEL OK

National Average Fixed Rate Mortgage
Unchanged at 4.91% on Dec.10

We keep hearing of rates that are going to cliiiiimb.. there are some really good rates out there for those that have the credit scores.

Thank you for keeping us informed.

Dec 11, 2009 12:09 AM #2
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