What’s Ahead For Mortgage Rates This Week – January 22nd, 2024

The following week of CPI and PPI reports are typically lighter, with this week showing the same trend. There are a number of interesting interim reports that are worth noting however, including the Federal Reserve’s Beige Book which indicates the labor market has been cooling across most of the country. Following up is the Consumer Sentiment Reports, which is an excellent indicator for how the average consumer feels about their buying power, reflecting on the current economic conditions. Slower inflation, cheaper gas and a healthy economy have boosted optimism. Lastly, retail sales reports showing activity in December.

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What’s Ahead For Mortgage Rates This Week – January 16th, 2024

With the release of the CPI and PPI we received a clearer picture of what’s ahead. With the inflation numbers for CPI (Consumer Price Index) arriving a bit warmer than expected, there was some speculation that it could cause some hesitation from the Federal Reserve on reducing rates for this year.

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Revealing the Strength of VA Loans for Veterans: How Military Service Members Can Access Affordable Home Financing

For the brave men and women who have served in the armed forces, the dream of homeownership becomes more attainable and rewarding through the power of VA loans. We will discuss the unique features that make VA loans a tool for veterans, empowering them to secure homes with financial flexibility and favorable terms.

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What’s Ahead For Mortgage Rates This Week – January 8th, 2024

With the first FOMC minutes of the year, it sets the tone of the potential moves the Federal Reserve will make, with them remaining firm in their current stance of not employing any rate cuts, however given the more recent end of year reports, there is a likelihood that rate cuts will start this year. The last change in rates was in July of last year. The second most important report also being the final PMI (Manufacturing) numbers, which has largely met expectations without any irregularities.

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