Archives for May 2015

What May Impact Mortgage Rates this Week: May 11, 2015

167522_1671562643181_1660852568_1649993_5021016_nI hope all you Mom’s had a wonderful Mother’s Day yesterday. I was lucky to be able to spend all day Saturday with my mom, who helped me during the West Seattle Community Garage Sale and to have lunch with her and my family on Sunday. My son and hubby made me a delish dinner last night… I can’t think of a better Mother’s Day. 🙂  This photo is a pic of my mom with her daughters at Disneyland.

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Freddie Mac reports mortgage rates trending higher


Freddie Mac released their weekly report on average mortgage rates for last week. From the PMMS Report:

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What May Impact Mortgage Rates this week: May 4, 2015

MortgagePorter-JobsReportMortgage interest rates have been trending higher over the last week. Rates are still very low in the 3’s, however it wouldn’t take much to see the 30 year move into the 4% range.  This Friday, we’ll have the Jobs Report which tends to impact mortgage rates for better or worse.

Here are some of the economic indicators scheduled for this week:

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You just “won” the highest bid on a hot Seattle home… now what?

2015-04-29_0814The Puget Sound Business Journal recently posted an article about a 1,100 square foot home in Ballard that sold $158,000 over list price. There is no denying that Seattle’s real estate market is hot largely due to lack of inventory and rising rents. (A’ hem…if you have been considering selling your Seattle area home, now could be the time).

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