HOUSING WRAP-UP

HOUSING WRAP-UP

For Existing Home Sales, 2016 was the best year in a decade, even though December’s numbers declined 2.8 percent from November. The National Association of REALTORS┬« reported total sales in 2016 of 5.45 million units on an annualized basis, the … Continue reading

WHAT TO WATCH: GLOBAL ECONOMIC ACTIVITY

WHAT TO WATCH: GLOBAL ECONOMIC ACTIVITY

We live in a global economy. That means Bonds and home loan rates aren’t only impacted by financial news on the home front, but also by economic news from other nations. What’s happening? China recently announced it will be cutting … Continue reading

TO QE OR NOT TO QE? THAT IS THE QUESTION

TO QE OR NOT TO QE? THAT IS THE QUESTION

You may have heard rumblings in the news lately about something called Quantitative Easing, or QE3 for short. If you’re in the market to buy or refinance a home, this is one story to follow. Read on to learn why. … Continue reading

MMG WEEKLY – WHAT ARE THEY SAYING THIS WEEK?

MMG WEEKLY – WHAT ARE THEY SAYING THIS WEEK?

Forecast for the Week┬á After last week’s fireworks, the markets will be searching for clues as to what direction investors and traders will follow. Economic news doesn’t begin until Wednesday with the first look at 2nd quarter Productivity but it … Continue reading