Doctors – Economic Update: Skepticism Rising

Mortgage Matters – Doctor Mortgage Alliance     Keeping you updated on the market! For the week of January 23, 2017 MARKET RECAP Skepticism Rising Last week, we forwarded an argument on why we shouldn’t be so sure that multiple interest-rate increases are forthcoming. Our argument is based on considerable hemming and hawing on the… [Read More]

Weekly Mortgage Matters for Doctors: Rate Update

Mortgage Matters – Doctor Mortgage Alliance     Keeping you updated on the market! For the week of January 16, 2017 MARKET RECAP A popular pithy quote, attributed to Mark Twain, goes, “History doesn’t repeat itself, but it often rhymes.”  Whether Twain actually uttered this observation is debatable; the truth behind it isn’t. We frequently… [Read More]

Weekly Mortgage Matters for Doctors: Prices Still Up

Mortgage Matters – Doctor Mortgage Alliance     Keeping you updated on the market! For the week of January 9, 2017 MARKET RECAP ­­Prices Still Up The major housing-data providers’ data continue to show rising home prices. CoreLogic is the latest data provider to confirm what most of us already know: Home prices around the… [Read More]

Weekly Mortgage Matters for Doctors: The Sale Also Rises

Mortgage Matters – Doctor Mortgage Alliance     Keeping you updated on the market! For the week of January 2, 2017 MARKET RECAP ­­The Sale Also Rises Since mortgage rates moved sharply higher, we’ve counseled on the need to retain equanimity: Stay level and focus on the big picture, which includes an improving economic outlook… [Read More]

Weekly Mortgage Matters: Rates on the Rise

Mortgage Matters – Doctor Mortgage Alliance     Keeping you updated on the market! For the week of December 26, 2016 MARKET RECAP ­­Rates on the Rise Quotes of 4%-or-more on a top-tier 30-year fixed-rate loan have become the new norm over the past 30 days. We might not be done. Quotes have trended higher…. [Read More]

Weekly Mortgage Matters: The Beginning of a New Era

Mortgage Matters – Doctor Mortgage Alliance     Keeping you updated on the market! For the week of December 19, 2016 MARKET RECAP ­­The Beginning of a New Era Time to say goodbye (at least for the time being) to sub-4% on the 30-year fixed-rate mortgage. Most quotes these days vibrate between 4.125% and 4.25%,… [Read More]

Weekly Mortgage Matters: Now What?

Now What?  We’re unsure which is worse: the pre-election analysis or the post-election analysis? It doesn’t really matter because it’s all speculation, and it’s speculation that will likely be proven wrong. We were told pre-election that Hillary Clinton was the status quo; she was the known quantity. Because she was the known quantity, stock prices… [Read More]