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Wednesday: Durable Goods, Pending Home Sales

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Wednesday: Durable Goods, Pending Home Sales

Wednesday:• At 7:00 AM ET, The Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) will release the results for the mortgage purchase applications index. • At 8:30 AM, Durable Goods Orders for August from the Census Bureau. The consensus is for a 1.5% increase in durable goods orders. • At 10:00 AM, Pending Home Sales Index for August. The...
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Thursday: Unemployment Claims, Personal Income and Outlays, Chicago PMI, Pending Home Sales

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Thursday: Unemployment Claims, Personal Income and Outlays, Chicago PMI, Pending Home Sales

Thursday:• At 8:30 AM ET, The initial weekly unemployment claims report will be released. The consensus is for 237 thousand initial claims, up from 234 thousand the previous week. Note: The report tomorrow will be for the week ending Aug 26th. Unemployment claims will increase over the next few weeks due to Hurricane Harvey....
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Wednesday: Existing Home Sales

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Wednesday: Existing Home Sales

From Matthew Graham at Mortgage News Daily: Rates Fall Slightly to Remain Near 8-Month Lows Mortgage rates were steady to slightly lower today, with underlying bond markets essentially erasing the damage seen yesterday.  This was neither here nor there for the mortgage world as most lenders didn’t adjust rates much higher yesterday (despite bond weakness).  Thus,...
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Wednesday: Chicago PMI, Pending Home Sales, Beige Book

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Wednesday: Chicago PMI, Pending Home Sales, Beige Book

From Matthew Graham at Mortgage News Daily: Mortgage Rates Sideways Near Long-Term Lows Mortgage rates remained relatively unchanged again today.  This continues the sideways trend leading into Memorial Day weekend.  As the current week progresses, we can expect to see volatility increase thanks to the presence of more significant economic data. For what it’s worth,...
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Tuesday: New Home Sales

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Tuesday: New Home Sales

From Matthew Graham at Mortgage News Daily: Low and Sideways, Mortgage Rates Play Waiting Game Mortgage rates were slightly higher for the 3rd straight day, continuing a modest bounce back from the year’s lowest rates last Wednesday. … While the general movement in rates has been slightly higher, it hasn’t lifted rates much above 2017′s lows....
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A Few Comments on March Existing Home Sales

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A Few Comments on March Existing Home Sales

Earlier: NAR: “Existing-Home Sales Jumped 4.4% in March” A few key points: 1) As usual, housing economist Tom Lawler’s forecast was closer to the NAR report than the consensus.  See: Lawler: Early Read on Existing Home Sales in March “I project that US existing home sales as estimated by the National Association of Realtors...
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Friday: New Home Sales

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Friday: New Home Sales

From Tim Duy at Bloomberg Whom to Listen to in the Fed Minutes When it comes to the meetings of the Federal Open Market Committee, not all central bank policy makers are created equally. There are “participants” — all the policy makers in the room — and there are “members,” those who have a...
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Lawler: Early Read on Existing Home Sales in January

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Lawler: Early Read on Existing Home Sales in January

From housing economist Tom Lawler: Early Read on Existing Home Sales in January Based on publicly-available state and/or local realtor/MLS reports released through today, I project that US existing home sales as estimated by the National Association of Realtors ran at a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 5.60 million, up 2.0% from December’s preliminary...
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Thursday: New Home Sales, Unemployment Claims

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Thursday: New Home Sales, Unemployment Claims

From Matthew Graham at Mortgage News Daily: Mortgage Rates Resume Big-Picture Uptrend Mortgage rates moved higher for the 5th time in the past 6 business days. The past 2 days have combined to bring rates a full .125% higher. That’s the increment by which rates are most commonly divided (i.e. 4.0, 4.125%, 4.25%, etc.)....
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Tuesday: Existing Home Sales

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Tuesday: Existing Home Sales

From Matthew Graham at Mortgage News Daily: Mortgage Rates Erase Last Week’s Losses Mortgage rates fell somewhat significantly today, fully offsetting last week’s rise. Specifically, today’s average rates are back in line with those seen on Friday … 4.125% is back in play, now sharing relatively equal territory with 4.25% as the two most...
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