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

  • Buyers look to lock in as rates jump by Kelli Rogers

    Mortgage rates last week rocketed to their highest level in a year, and the jump may see prospective buyers get off the fence in a bid to avoid future rises

  • Industry weighs in on rate momentum by Kelli Rogers

    Following a week of climbing mortgage interest rates, industry figures have spoken out on how they’re reacting to new home loan highs

  • New capital proposals could constrict lending by Kelli Rogers

    A new proposal that could see “too big to fail” banks shrink in size has been met with harsh criticism from industry figures who say it could deter lending


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