Housing Mortgage Trends

10 Housing and Mortgage Trends for 2020

Mortgage rates will remain low in 2020, affordable homes for sale will remain scarce, and boomers will remain in their homes and build equity that they won’t borrow from. But not everything in 2020 will be a continuation of 2019: People shopping for FHA loans might find more lenders competing for their business, and change…

Mortgage rates retreat

Mortgage rates dropped slightly during the week ending Nov. 1, falling back after increases in the previous period, according to the Primary Mortgage Market Survey released by Freddie Mac. The average rate for 30-year fixed-rate mortgages fell to 4.83%, with an average 0.5 point, from 4.86%. The mortgage averaged 3.94% in the same period in…