REAL ESTATE RUN

REAL ESTATE RUN

Housing Starts, which measure when excavation begins on a home, surged 25.5 percent in October from September. It was the highest level since September 2007. Single-family starts, which make up the largest share of the market, jumped nearly 11 percent, … Continue reading

BUDGETING TIPS FOR STRESS-FREE HOLIDAYS

BUDGETING TIPS FOR STRESS-FREE HOLIDAYS

Thanksgiving is almost here, and that means holiday shopping is right around the corner. If you’re worried about keeping your expenses on track, there are some simple steps you can take to make sure you enjoy the holidays and start … Continue reading

MMG WEEKLY – HAVE A HAPPY NEW YEAR!

MMG WEEKLY – HAVE A HAPPY NEW YEAR!

Holiday Season Season’s greetings and happy New Year! I hope you’ve enjoyed a very happy holiday season with friends and family. I also sincerely hope you have been enjoying the MORTGAGE MARKET GUIDE WEEKLY. Your next full issue will arrive “hot … Continue reading

MMG WEEKLY – WHAT ARE THEY SAYING THIS WEEK?

MMG WEEKLY – WHAT ARE THEY SAYING THIS WEEK?

Forecast for the Week Economic data is light this week and doesn’t kick off until Thursday. As usual, Thursday brings Weekly Initial Jobless Claims. Last week’s claims dropped below 300,000, though this figure could have been skewed by the Thanksgiving … Continue reading

MMG WEEKLY – WHAT ARE THEY SAYING THIS WEEK?

MMG WEEKLY – WHAT ARE THEY SAYING THIS WEEK?

Forecast for the Week The upcoming week’s economic data is crammed into three trading days, given the Thanksgiving Holiday. Housing data is plentiful this week and kicks off on Monday with Pending Home Sales. Tuesday brings the S&P/Case-Shiller Home Price … Continue reading

MMG WEEKLY – WHAT ARE THEY SAYING THIS WEEK?

MMG WEEKLY – WHAT ARE THEY SAYING THIS WEEK?

Forecast for the Week  The Bond markets are closed on Monday in observance of Veterans Day while Stocks will be open for a regular session. The rest of the week features just a few economic data points. The light economic … Continue reading