Mortgage Rate Update 12-5-12: Trends Projections & Today's Best Rates

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

After a fairly flat day on Tuesday, the market closed with a modest 6 point gain.

This daily mortgage interest rate report is designed to provide Borrowers & Real Estate Profesionals with factual data regarding where rates are at any given time and what trends are propelling current mortgage pricing on any given day. Feel free to browse the library and research historical rate updates dating back nearly 2 years at whenever desired.  Also, make sure to learn about THE TRUTH BEHIND MORTGAGE QUOTES to better understand the relationship between up-front closing costs and mortgage interest rates so you don't get duped by clever advertising campaigns.

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

The following information is current as of Wednesday 12-5-2012 and will help you understand today's 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 Tuesday with an IMPROVEMENT to pricing (and will typically warrant a pricing adjustment by most Lenders). Tuesday's IMPROVEMENT netted a change of 6 basis points (bps).

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

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

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:

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

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.

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

Market Commentary (Neil Trenerry):


FNMA 30-Year:
2.5 Coupon: Bid 102.4219 Change -0.0313
3.0 Coupon: Bid 105.2969 Change 0.0469
3.5 Coupon: Bid 106.8125 Change 0.0156

5 Year: Bid 100.0469 Change 0.0391 Yield 0.6150
10 Year: Bid 100.1250 Change 0.0938 Yield 1.6110
30 Year: Bid 99.1875 Change 0.1562 Yield 2.7900

Key Economic Data:
EUR/USD: Bid 1.3091 Change 0.0038
GBP/USD: Bid 1.6115 Change 0.0027
USD/JPY: Bid 81.840 Change -0.390
Oil: Last 87.70

Key Economic Data:
Week-on-week: : -3.1%, Last 3.3%.
Year-on-year: Actual 3.2%, Last 4.0%.
Month-on-month: Actual -0.3%, Last 0.8%.
Year-on-year: Actual 2.1%, Last 4.5%.
6:45: ISM-New York Index: Last 559.9.

With little news for help, all eyes will be on the political front and the fiscal cliff.
My position on MBS stays Long.


Market Commentary (Dan Rawitch)

Here is Dan's video for today:

No News today, but the market is behaving nicely.  It seems too nice, if you ask me.  bigger news toward the end of the week, lets watch the close carefully.  If we close down...I'd be look be looking for failed rally attempt which could spur a correction.

Market Commentary (Barry Habib)

Click on the following link for a brief video conducted by Mr. Habib:

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San Diego Residential Mortgage Specialist Jason E Gordon

The above information was compiled and distributed by San Diego Residential Mortgage Specialist, Jason E Gordon in an effort to provide transparency regarding true mortgage rate activity and market guidance to consumers and professionals interested in this activity.

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Comments (1)

Edward & Celia Maddox
The Celtic Connection Realty - Queen Creek, AZ

Thanks for the mortgage updates.  Really nice charts. Good Luck,

Dec 04, 2012 10:29 PM