Dan Hartman's Blog about mortgages, real estate, and the economy in New England, and the United States, especially Rhode Island Rates, Connecticut Mortgages, Massachusetts Rate Locks, and New Hampshire Home Sales.
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Over the 5 years I've been a member of the team at Province Mortgage Associates, the company has grown considerably. We started with 9 loan officers, and 3 support staff, and have more than doubled in that time. As of the beginning of April, I've taken on a new responsibility at Province emailing...
In my last post, I suggested that there has been a substantial improvement in the safety of mortgage backed securities, from an investment perspective. In doing that, I looked at some factors affecting the market, and I was hit with a surprising realization: The market for Mortgage Backed Securit...
Mortgage-Treasury Spread Hits New Lows - Are mortgages safer now? In mid-March, a number of articles were published suggesting that the end of the Federal Reserve's Mortgage Backed Security purchase program might drive mortgage rates somewhat higher, fairly quickly. The Fed had telegraphed this u...