Tag archives: mortgage rates

Mortgage Happenings
By Jon McCuskey   |   December 24, 2020

One phrase has summed up the mortgage world since March: “record low rates.” Lenders have seen their pipelines swell to levels never seen before and things do not seem to be slowing down. Rates for conforming loans have been held low by the government’s intervention in purchasing mortgage-backed securities to aid in market liquidity. Meanwhile […]

Good Time to Buy
By Mark Hall   |   September 12, 2019

As we head into the last quarter of the year, it is interesting to look back at where we have been and then forward to what lies ahead. Back in November, hardly a long time ago, most forecasters believed that mortgage rates would rise to 5% or higher this year. Don’t laugh.  At the end […]

Nonconventional Loans on the Rise
By Adam Black   |   August 30, 2018

by Adam Black Adam Black is the area manager and senior loan officer for New American Funding Montecito branch. He can be reached at 805-452-8393 or by email adamblackgroup@nafinc.com Being a mortgage guy, I can’t help but formulate things into mathematical equations. When I was asked to provide an update on what the biggest trends […]