As broadly predicted, the Fed hiked the benchmark interest rate this week. But what does that mean for originators?
The Federal Reserve has announced its decision on whether to hike interest rates again
Mortgage rates reached new highs for the year as investors speculated on the timing of the Fed’s expected taper of its bond purchase program, Freddie Mac reported Thursday
The latter half of the week could see mortgage rate volatility as the market anxiously observes the outcome of Fed meetings, a leading bond analyst has said
The Fed could begin tapering its bond buying next month, but the decision would be a "cautious first step"
Mortgage rates took a dip in the wake of a disappointing July jobs report, but are still far above the year's previous lows
If President Barack Obama and Congress follow through with plans to shut down Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac, homeowners could find their wallets a bit lighter each month
The recent spike in mortgage rates hasn't dampened consumers' confidence in the housing market