Mortgage Report

Mortgage Report: Mid-Week Stock Market Rally Puts Pressure on Bonds

By Joanna England / September 3, 2018 / 0 Comments

Last week, stocks rallied on news of a trade deal between the United States and Canada, which put pressure on bonds, says Bob Johnson (AKA BobMortgage) in this week’s Mortgage Report. Instagram followers got that up-to-the-minute news on Wednesday, where our most-trusted mortgage expert converted his “float” position to “lock.”  In this week’s 71st episode […]

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Mortgage Report: What is a Yield Curve? How Does it Influence Mortgage Rates?

By Joanna England / August 27, 2018 / 0 Comments

It’s the 70th episode of the Mortgage Report! This week, Bob Johnson (AKA BobMortgage) reports on some big news and rumblings in the market, specifically related to yield curves. What’s a yield curve? How does a yield curve indicate the overall health of the market? Our most-trusted mortgage expert and the senior mortgage adviser at […]

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Mortgage Report: Stocks Rally on China Trade Talks, Bonds Still Sideways

By Joanna England / August 20, 2018 / 0 Comments

When was the last time you actually learned about how to save money when buying a home on Instagram? If you’re following BobMortgage, then you’re getting up-to-the-latest information that can help you get the best interest rate possible on your home loan. As Bob Johnson (AKA BobMortgage) explains to readers in his latest Mortgage […]

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Mortgage Report: Inflation is Staying in Check, But What About Tariffs?

By Joanna England / August 13, 2018 / 0 Comments

In the 68th episode of the Mortgage Report, Bob Johnson (AKA BobMortgage) gives us some perspective on how inflation is measured and how it affects housing, especially considering the increasing cost of materials due to tariffs, which could result in costs for new homes and renovations being passed on to the consumer. It’s a tricky […]

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Mortgage Report: Strong Buyer Demand Despite Inventory Woes, Rising Rates

By Joanna England / July 30, 2018 / 0 Comments

In this week’s Mortgage Report, our most-trusted mortgage expert outlines the market’s current conditions, including a lagging bond market that is in a sideways trading range. Plus, more people are in the market to buy homes, and inventory isn’t increasing to match demand.  What does that mean for homebuyers? Find out from someone with more […]

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The Mortgage Report: Can You Spot an Interest Rate Increase on the Horizon?

By Joanna England / July 16, 2018 / 0 Comments

In this week’s Mortgage Report, our most-trusted mortgage expert gives you a peek behind the curtain — how exactly can you determine when it’s an auspicious time to lock in a mortgage rate. Bob Johnson (AKA BobMortgage) gives us a primer on how to read those often confusing economic charts, specifically the 100-day and 25-day […]

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