Interest Rate Update 03-19-10

Interest rates were stable this week, and are still excellent! Rates may improve next week depending upon the highly publicized health care bill being voted on this weekend. That vote could be the catalyst that ignites the correction in stocks lower, which could help the bond markets, and in turn, interest rates, next week.

Below are some rates for the weekend. These rates are typical for the PURCHASE borrower will excellent credit and a sizable down payment, exclusive of FHA for the down payment. Take a look at FHA 5/1 ARM rates below, as those rates are at 3.5% for all loans up to $729,750-this is amazing! This can be a very attractive alternative for FHA buyers.

Conventional Loans:

30 Year Fixed Conforming---$417,000 and Below: 4.875% with 1 Point

30 Year Fixed High Balance Conforming---$417,001 to $729,750: 5.0% with 1 Point

30 Year Fixed Jumbo---$729,751 to $1,000,000: 5.5% with 1 Point-great pricing

5/1 ARM Jumbo---5.0% with 1 Point-amazing for Jumbo product

 

FHA Loans:

FHA 30 Year Fixed---$417,000 and Below: 5.0% with 1 Point

FHA 5/1 ARM---$417,000 and Below: 3.5% with 1 Point

FHA 30 Year Fixed High Balance---$417,001 to $729,750: 5.0% with 1 Point

FHA 5/1 ARM High Balance---$417,001 to $729,750: 3.5% with 1 Point

Comment balloon 1 commentRalph Gorgoglione • March 19 2010 11:17PM
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