For The Week Ending June 26, 2015

For the Week Ending June 26, 2015

Please enjoy this quick update on what happened this week in the housing and financial markets
  • Europe continues to influence mortgage rates. This week's action was driven by negotiations over Greece's looming debt payment.

  • This year's Q1 economic slowdown was less severe than estimated, raising expectations for growth in 2015. A strong economy will usually lead to higher rates.

  • Consumer spending rose in May at the fastest rate in almost 6 years. Increased consumer spending fuels the economy and could lead to higher rates.

  • Existing home sales surged to a 5-1/2 year high in May, the latest indication that housing and overall economic activity were gathering steam in the 2nd quarter.

  • First time buyers led the market, accounting for 32% of home buying transactions in May. Stronger wage growth is one factor spurring market improvement.

  • New home sales in May were an astounding 19.5% higher year-over-year. Available new homes have dipped to a 4.5 month supply.

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Rate movements and volatility are based on published, aggregate national averages and measured from the previous to the most recent midweek daily reporting period. These rate trends can differ from our own and are subject to change at any time.

Don S.Riggs
Area Manager NMLS ID # 132702
(303) 429-7121
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Envoy Mortgage LTD, NMLS #6666

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