As Libor Fault-Finding Grows, It is Now Every Bank for Itself

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August 6, 2012, 6:45 am PST

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7 day Mortgage Interest Rate lock or Float Advice: LOCK
Mortgage Points based on 3.5% Mortgage Backed Securities are down o.11 point

30 Day Mortgage Interest Rate Lock or Float Advice: LOCK.

Rates could easily move higher or lower, but given the nearness to all time lows, there's generally more risk than reward regarding floating so my advice is to lock.


National Average Fixed Rate Mortgage 3.55%
MBS (3.5%) - 105.87, High: 105.95, Low: 105.81
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As Libor Fault-Finding Grows, It is Now Every Bank for Itself

Major banks, which often band together when facing government scrutiny, are now turning on one another as an international investigation into the manipulation of interest rates gains momentum. With billions of dollars and their reputations on the line, financial institutions have been spreading the blame >>Read More CNBC


Mortgage Rates Tick Up After Three Months

Freddie Mac announced Thursday that after more than three months of record-low drops, mortgage rates slid up this week. Freddie Mac's survey showed that the 30-year fixed-rate mortgage averaged 3.55 percent (0.7 point) for the week ending August 2, up from 3.49 percent the previous week. Before this week, the average 30-year FRM had fallen to or matched record-low levels for 13 of the past 14 weeks. The 15-year FRM also slid up, averaging 2.83 percent (0.6 point) from 2.80 percent last week. » Read More MReport



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Richie Alan Naggar
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It is so true in regards to being educated in whatever we are pursuing..Being briefed takes some of the surprises out of the mix

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