Monday, April 22, 2019

Tuesday: New Home Sales, Richmond Fed Mfg

by Calculated Risk on 4/22/2019 07:28:00 PM

From Matthew Graham at Mortgage News Daily: Mortgage Rates Modestly Higher to Start The Week

Mortgage rates were higher again on Monday, but just barely. The average lender was still in worse shape on Tuesday or Wednesday of last week when rates were the highest they'd been in about a month. [30YR FIXED - 4.25%]
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Tuesday:
• At 9:00 AM: FHFA House Price Index for February 2019. This was originally a GSE only repeat sales, however there is also an expanded index.

• At 10:00 AM: New Home Sales for March from the Census Bureau. The consensus is for 645 thousand SAAR, down from 667 thousand in February.

• At 10:00 AM: Richmond Fed Survey of Manufacturing Activity for April.