Is ReFi activity slowing?

Prior to July 2003, mortgage refinancing activity seemed to track movements in interest rates fairly closely. Since then, however, homeowners have been less than responsive.


Have we hit the limits to growth in the refi market? If so, it may be another hint that the home-as-ATM phenomenon has come to an end.

The real question is whether homeowners are scaling back of their own accord — or whether circumstances have forced them to.

Category: Fixed Income/Interest Rates, Real Estate

U.K. foreshadowing U.S. Economy

Category: Economy

All about the Yield Curve

Category: Economy, Fixed Income/Interest Rates

Median Home Price

Category: Economy, Real Estate

The Soft Prejudice of Low Expectations: The Federal Deficit

Category: Economy, Politics

The Curve Gets Even More Conundrum-ed

Category: Economy, Fixed Income/Interest Rates

Why Folly?

Category: Financial Press

Apprenticed Investor: The Folly of Forecasting

Category: Financial Press, Investing

“Its different this time.”

Category: Economy, Fixed Income/Interest Rates

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Category: Weblogs