Archives: August 2015

What’s Ahead For Mortgage Rates This Week – August 31, 2015

Walter Whitehurst What’s Ahead For Mortgage Rates This Week – August 31, 2015 Last week’s economic news included several reports related to housing. The Case-Shiller 20-City Home Price Index for June rose to 4.50 percent as compared to May’s reading of 4.40 percent. Denver, Colorado was the only city to post double-digit year-over-year growth. FHFA […]




Case-Shiller: Home Prices Continue to Outpace Inflation

Walter Whitehurst Case-Shiller: Home Prices Continue to Outpace Inflation Denver, Colorado continues to woo homebuyers as home prices rose by 10.20 percent as of June according to the Case-Shiller 20-City Home Price Index. The Mile-High City was the only city included in the index that posted double-digit year-over-year growth in June. San Francisco, California posted […]


Will Missing Mortgage Payments Impact My FICO Score? Yes – and Here’s How

Walter Whitehurst Will Missing Mortgage Payments Impact My FICO Score? Yes – and Here’s How If you’re like most homeowners, you probably believe that one missed mortgage payment won’t have a noticeable impact on your FICO score. People get behind now and then, and besides, you’ve been faithfully making payments on time for years. How […]


What’s Ahead For Mortgage Rates This Week – August 24, 2015

Walter Whitehurst What’s Ahead For Mortgage Rates This Week – August 24, 2015 Last week’s economic events included a number of readings on housing related topics. The National Association of Home Builders released its report on builder confidence in housing markets, Housing starts reached their highest level since the great recession, and existing home sales […]