PM Rate Lock Advice & Mortgage Market Update

Mortgage and Lending with Blue Water Home Loans NMLS# 166527

Original content by Bill Ladewig NMLS 291249

Rate Lock Advice & Mortgage Market Update

January 27, 2010, 1:20  PT


Lock Advice:  LOCK
MBS Price is down 3/32.  MBS prices dropped after the release of the Fed statement  reaffirming  the MBS purchase program will be concluded by the end of March. December New Home Sales fell 8% to an annual rate of 342K units, below the consensus of 370K.

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

National Average Fixed Rate Mortgage
Unchanged at 5.07% on Jan.27

Fannie Mae Mortgage Backed Securities
MBS Opened at 4.72% Up 0.009%.

10 Year Treasury Currently 3.650% Down -0.01%

DJI Stocks closed at $10,236.16,  Up 41.87, 0.41%

European and Asian Markets Closed down -0.993%

Nymex Crude Oil Currently $73.65 Down $1.06

California Rates 01-27-10, 1:30 PT
30 Year Fixed to $417,000
Rate 4.75%, Point 0.875, APR 4.884%

APR Based on $350,000 Loan at 80% LTV
Above Rate can be locked for 30 days.
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