The Federal Reserve has announced its decision on whether to hike rates again
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?
With better-than-expected job growth and new home sales, could the Federal Reserve be about to wind back its $85bn-per-month bond-buying program?
Yellen is widely expected to continue current Fed chair Ben Bernanke's easy-money policies, which have led to historically low interest rates
Fixed mortgage rates shot up this week after stronger-than-expected job gains and home sales
Mortgage applications crept down slightly again for the week ending Nov. 22.
Rates rose slightly in the run-up to Thanksgiving weekend
The conservative Heritage Foundation has announced that it will be "scoring" senators on their votes in the presumptive Fed chair's confirmation.