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Home equity rates:
Yesterday’s most recent market news:
- The total mortgage portfolio increased at an annualized rate of 1.8 percent.
- Single-family refinance-loan purchase and guarantee volume was $10.9 billion in February.
- Total number of loan modifications were 3,503 in February 2016 and 6,977 for the two months ended February 29, 2016.
- The 30-year mortgage rate will stay below 4 percent until the second half of the year.
- Multifamily and single-family housing starts will increase by 200,000 units to 1.3 million this year.
- Home price appreciation should slow to 4.8 percent from 6 percent in 2016.
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