Mortgage Rate Update 5-29-13: Trends Projections & Today's Best Rates

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

The recent "pain in the market" continued yesterday with an astounding 99 basis point deterioration to mortgage pricing. In early trading today, we are seeing signs of light (with a modest 16 point gain). That said, we have a bunch of work to do in order to erase some of the recent losses.

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.  To make things easier, I have also posted a quick report on How To Read The Charts Below.

Also, make sure to learn THE TOP 10 THINGS TO KNOW ABOUT MORTGAGE RATES (to help understand the relationship between rates & fees/credits) along with 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). Remember, we all make better decisions in life when we have the actual facts to analyze!

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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 5-29-2013 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 a SIGNIFICANT WORSENING to pricing.  Tuesday's SIGNIFICANT WORSENING netted a change of 99 basis points (bps).

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

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The following chart shows the activity thus far for today:

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

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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 (Neil Trenerry)


FNMA 30-Year:
2.5 Coupon: Open 95.7344 Change 0.0156
3.0 Coupon: Open 100.2969 Change 0.0469
3.5 Coupon: Open 103.4844 Change 0.0000
5 Year: Open 98.1328 Change 0.0234 Yield 1.0120
10 Year: Open 96.4531 Change 0.1563 Yield 2.1470
30 Year: Open 92.2500 Change -0.7500 Yield 3.2860
Key Economic Data
EUR/USD: Open 1.2943 Change 0.0089
GBP/USD: Open 1.5111 Change 0.0070
USD/JPY: Open 101.290 Change -1.070
Oil: Open 94.38
Key Economic Data:
Mortgage Market
Index: Actual 721.4, Last 791.0.
Purchase: Actual 210.6, Last 205.3.
Refinance: 3723.3, Last 4245.5.
30-yr Rate: Actual 3.90%, Last 3.78%.
ICSC chain stores
Week-on-week: Actual -0.9%, Last 0.2%.
Year-on-year: Actual 2.8%, Last 3.1%.
Month-on-month: Actual 0.6%, Last 0.5%.
Year-on-year: Actual 2.7%, Last 2.4%.
7:30: Texas service sect outlook for May: Last 3.7.
7:30: Dallas Fed services reve for May: Last 6.1.
My position on MBS stays neutral.
(Starting to look at going Long)

Market Commentary (Dan Rawitch)

Here is the link to today's video:
The Dow is down 100 and higher risk yeilds in Europe are up. This should take at least some selling pressure off of bonds. Tommorow is a huge news day. Hopefully that news will help us find bottom. I am nervous, however about GDP and any surprises it could bring! Stochastic on the 10 year is reading OVERSOLD! It can hang up there for a while...but not forever. Do yourself a favor and dont promise new borrowers better rates! That will only increase your pain. It is bad enough you have to juggle your older floating applicants. Do not add to that list!
We have not yet established a bottom but hopefully it is near.

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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. All Market Commentary is provided via The Mortgage Coach and/or their RateWatch technology software.

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