Mortgage Rate Update 3-26-12: Trends, Projections & Today's Lowest Rates

Mortgage and Lending with AmeriFirst Financial Inc, San Diego, CA NMLS 259027

Wow, 2012 Q1 is nearly complete! What can we expect from mortgage rates next quarter? All Real Estate Professionals & Consumers are advised to stay informed about interest rates and learn THE TRUTH BEHIND MORTGAGE QUOTES to insure the best financial decisions are being made without the distraction of marketing gimmicks. Whether you're a newbee, market analyst (or somewhere in between), keep yourself informed of where mortgage interest rates are going (and why) by subscribing to this complimentary daily update.

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The Mortgage Street Smarts of where mortgage interest rates are going (and why):

The following information is current as of Monday 3-26-2012 and will help you understand todays best mortgage rates. If you are a Buyer/Borrower who is still on the fence (or if you are a Real Estate Agent attempting to educate your "on the fence" Buyer), please review these trends and secure an historically low interest rate before it is too late.

The market closed Friday with an IMPROVEMENT to pricing (and will typically warrant a pricing adjustment by most Lenders). Friday's IMPROVEMENT resulted in a change of 6 basis points (bps).

(hint: upward activity is good, downward activity is bad)

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The following chart shows the market activity for today:

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The following chart shows market activity over the past 10 days (hint: green is good, red is bad):

Today's Lowest Interest Rates - San Diego Residential Mortgage Specialist - Jason E Gordon -

The following chart shows market activity over the past 1 month:

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Daily Interest Rate Snapshot (sample of rates from one of the country's largest Lenders...individual pricing will vary based on specific Borrower qualifications): NOTE: This Lender has quoted a 1.00% Origination Fee (1 Point) to accompany this pricing. It bears noting that this chart does not necessarily represent todays best mortgage rates.

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Market Commentary

Analyst: Neil Trenerry

Market Update
FNMA 30-Year:

Previous Close Open Change
3.0 Cpn 99.1250 99.1719 0.04688
3.5 Cpn 102.3906 102.4063 0.01563
4.0 Cpn 104.5938 104.5938 0.00000


Previous Close Open Change Yield
2 Year 99.7969 99.8047 0.0078 0.3520
3 Year 99.5078 99.5313 0.0234 0.5340
5 Year 99.0000 99.0000 0.0000 1.0840
10 Year 97.8906 97.7656 -0.1250 2.2530
30 Year 96.4375 95.9219 -0.5156 3.3420

Key Economic Data:

Previous Close Open Change
EUR/USD 1.3271 1.3314 0.0043
GBP/USD 1.5875 1.5944 0.0069
USD/JPY 82.410 82.650 0.2400

Gold 1662.30 1679.00 16.70
Oil 106.87 107.01 0.14

Key Economic News:

Building Permits for Feb: Actual 0.715m, Last 0.717m. Change: Actual 4.8%, last 5.1%.

National Activity Index for Feb: Actual -0.09, Last 0.22.

7:00est Pending Home sales for Feb: Last 97.0. Change: Last 2.0%.

7:30est Dallas Fed manufacturing business index for Mar: Last 17.80.


With Building permits holding steady, and the dollar of against European currencies. We might see a bight of a recovery as long as Pending Home sales and Dalles Fed numbers hold last month levels.

My position on MBS stays neutral.

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Jason E Gordon, San Diego Residential Mortgage Specialist,

The above information was compiled and distributed by San Diego Residential Mortgage Specialist, Jason E Gordon. As a Certified Mortgage Planning Specialist (CMPS) Certified Distressed Property Expert (CDPE) and Certified Mortgage Coach (CMC), Jason E Gordon utilizes his advanced training to examine a prospective Client's complete financial picture, while carefully listening to their overall goals. If it is mutually agreed that a new loan makes sense to pursue, Jason strives to make the entire loan process as seamless as possible. He truly believes that providing open communication and patient educational guidance to his Clients and Business Alliances has been a pivotal component to building his business, while enhancing his reputation in the Mortgage Industry as a Trusted Advisor. Visit or or more information.

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