Daily Rate Update: January 27th-31st

Daily Rate Update: January 27th-31st

Monday – January 27, 2020 The Commerce Department reports that New Home Sales slipped by 0.4% in December from November to an annual rate of 694K units, below the 725K expected. November was revised lower to 697K from 719K. For all of 2019, New Home Sales...
Daily Rate Update: January 21st-24th

Daily Rate Update: January 21st-24th

Friday – January 24, 2020 The upward momentum in rental prices cooled a bit in December coming in flat for the month, which is a normal seasonal trend. Yardi Matrix reports that the average U.S. rent fell $1 in December to $1,474 and up 3% from December 2018 to...
Mortgage Trends Set to Continue in 2020

Mortgage Trends Set to Continue in 2020

As we enter the middle of January 2020, we are seeing very similar trends taking place in the housing market as last year. It’s important to stay informed to be able to make smart financial decisions. Mortgage rates continue to trend lower – in fact, they are down...
Daily Rate Update: January 13th-17th

Daily Rate Update: January 13th-17th

Friday – January 17, 2020 The Census Bureau reports that December Housing Starts surged 17% from November to an annual rate of 1.608M units,the highest since December 2006, versus 1.380M expected as the sector continues to build momentum. It was the biggest...
It’s Just the Facts: December 2019

It’s Just the Facts: December 2019

SOME DO IT ON THEIR OWN – 61% of 1,000 workers surveyed in January 2019 are working with a financial advisor(s) or expect to work with an advisor(s) as they prepare for their eventual retirement (source: Employee Benefit Research Institute). MAKE IT OFFICIAL...