Interest rates

  • Fed announces rate hike decision by Ryan Smith

    In the wake of its last meeting of the year, the Fed has announced its decision on whether to hike interest rates – but what does it mean for mortgage rates?

  • As predicted, Fed holds interest rate steady by Ryan Smith

    Holding the line on interest rates can be good for originators overall, but might have some negative impact in markets with tight inventory

  • CFPB finalizes points-and-fees error rule by Rachel.Norvell

    It may have been a while coming, but the regulator has finally spelled out a number of changes to its rules, including QM loan requirements.

  • How healthy is your business? by MPA

    When it comes to assessing annual performance, brokerages are tempted to point at hard data like their annual volume. But small businesses can be measured by a much wider range of factors, which may have more long-term relevance. Here is our seven-step checklist for small business survival.

  • Rate Snapshot: Interest rates rise, uncertainty looms by MPA

    Uncertainty dominates the stock markets, and industry expert David Shirmeyer suggests locking all loans now.


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