March 19, 2013, 4:59 pm — By

After continuing signs of an improving U.S. economy mortgage rates have been on the rise. Last week, interest rates on 30-year fixed rate mortgages reached their highest level in over six months, to an average of 3.63%. They were at 3.52% the previous week and 3.92% a year ago. According to CNN Money, this increased mortgage...

November 29, 2012, 10:29 pm — By

In today’s technologically focused world, using social media for mortgage marketing is possibly one the best ways that mortgage professionals can reach customers. The problem is, how will you find the time to learn the best use of each social media platform, actively participate in discussions on those platforms,...

November 26, 2012, 9:37 pm — By

If you are a consistent reader of our MoreLoans4U mortgage marketing blog, you have no doubt seen our recent posts about the historically low mortgage rates our industry has seen over the last months. That trend has continued through November, and mortgage rates have hit yet another historic record low. According to Freddie...

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Chances are you have heard about all the benefits of using social media in your mortgage marketing strategy. However, chances are you also simply don’t have time to devote to managing the countless social media platforms available for businesses today. The good news is that it’s a lot easier than you think! Here...

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Last week on our blog, we discussed how mortgage rates had risen for the third straight week after previously setting all-time record lows. This begs the question, what are the driving forces behind the rise in mortgage rates? A recent article from TheStreet.com takes a look at 3 different reasons for the rising mortgage...

August 21, 2012, 6:50 pm — By

According to Freddie Mac’s weekly survey released August 16th, fixed mortgage rates rose for the third straight week after previously setting all-time lows, with the typical 30-year rate increasing from 3.59% to 3.62%. As the economy continues its staggered improvement, demand decreases for the securities issued...

July 10, 2012, 5:29 pm — By

Looking for some good news?! According to the State of The Nation’s Housing 2012 report, by the Joint Center for Housing Studies of Harvard University, the U.S. housing market is showing promising signs of revival! The following chart illustrates how the the cost of owning a home has declined over the last 20 years, making...

July 3, 2012, 7:26 pm — By

A recent article on Bloomberg News illustrates how Buyers are taking advantage of low interest rates to purchase new homes or refinance their mortgages. According to the article, sales of existing homes were up 9.6 percent in May compared to a year ago, with 4.6 million homes changing hands at a seasonally adjusted annual...