Monday, April 18, 2016

Tuesday: Housing Starts

by Bill McBride on 4/18/2016 08:06:00 PM

• At 8:30 AM, Housing Starts for March. Total housing starts decreased to 1.178 million (SAAR) in February. Single family starts increased to 822 thousand SAAR in February. The consensus for 1.167 million, down from the February rate.

From Matthew Graham at Mortgage News Daily: Mortgage Rates Hold Steady Despite Market Volatility

Most lenders have been quoting top tier conventional 30yr fixed rates of either 3.5 or 3.625%, though there are a few laggards at 3.75% and even fewer standouts at 3.375%.