Additional increases throughout the year could push mortgage rates as high as 5 percent by year's end
by Jotham ​Sederstrom | Mar 21
Good news for those looking to buy or re-finance
The incremental hike marks the third such hike in 2017 and sets the stage for what will likely be three or four adjustments in 2018
by Jotham ​Sederstrom | Dec 13
Exhaustion beats panic, and it’s quiet out there for the moment.
by Lou Barnes | Feb 22

An overwhelming consensus of economists expects Fed liftoff at last in December. Good thing we’ve had several hundred miles of runway. An equally overwhelming consensus in the bond market thinks the Fed may get the bird airborne, but not for long. Nor for good reason.

by Lou Barnes | Nov 13
The non-farm payroll (NFP) report doesn't give all the answers
by Louis Cammarosano | Nov 11
More serious than dissent: Throughout Yellen’s first year, the Fed has looked silly by insisting on imminent liftoff
by Lou Barnes | Oct 16
Beware Fed Chairs speaking late; they're attempting to minimize market damage
by Lou Barnes | Sep 25
But even if we see a rate hike before year-end, analysts and homebuyers aren’t sweating any potential impact on housing
by Amy Tankersley | Sep 17
Yellen whispers 'Bang' but doesn't shoot
by Lou Barnes | Aug 22
Flattening of housing sector just one drag on the recovery
by Lou Barnes | May 9
This Fed is keeping an eye on events, not following a predetermined timeline
by Lou Barnes | Apr 18
When the Fed tightens, mortgage rates will climb
by Lou Barnes | Apr 11