Five Minute Maturity – 05/04/2022

Good morning and welcome to Fed/hump day! This should be interesting, at the least! We did have some scheduled housing news today to start things off. Mortgage Applications for the week ending April 29 were released at 6:00 a.m. central time and followed a -8.3% from...

Five Minute Maturity – 05/02/2022

Good morning and happy Monday!  We have another week before us with little in the way of scheduled housing news.  Mortgage Applications on Wednesday is it.  As usual, we’ll keep on the lookout for interesting stories.  First up today,  this is Fed week and...

Five Minute Maturity – 04/29/2022

Morning and happy Friday. Welcome to the weekend! Once again, we don’t have any scheduled housing news today. As we nose around, however, we find a couple of items of interest. First up, 30yr conforming rates continue to move higher, now at 5.40%. Today, a more...

Five Minute Maturity – 04/27/2022

Good morning and happy hump day! Today, we had another big news day with Mortgage Applications for the week ending April 22 on the early number and Pending Home Sales for March at 9:00 central. The most recent releases for these two have been -5.0% and down 4.1%,...

Five Minute Maturity – 04/25/2022

Good morning and happy Monday! We’ve got a quiet news day today, then scheduled housing news starting tomorrow. We do have a couple of things worth mentioning in unscheduled news. First up, investor home purchases have begun to decline. They stood at around 14%...

Five Minute Maturity – 04/22/2022

Good morning and happy Friday! Today is another quiet, no scheduled news Friday. We looked for any interesting tidbits for you. Calls for a recession are coming out of the woodwork, with FNMA being the latest. Most are using the timeframe of late 2022 into 2023. This...

Five Minute Maturity – 04/20/2022

Good morning and happy hump day! We had more housing news today with Mortgage Applications for the week ending April 15 and Existing Home Sales for March. Mortgage Applications is coming off a -1.3% in the prior week and came in down again today with a -5.0% reading....

Five Minute Maturity – 04/18/2022

Good morning and happy Monday! This week gets us back to scheduled housing news, as it’s front-end loaded beginning today with the builders. The National Association of Home Builders reported for April at 9:00 central. The street called for a 77 reading on the...

Five Minute Maturity – 04/13/2022

Good morning and happy hump day! We’re finally getting some scheduled housing news this morning with Mortgage Applications for the week ending April 8th. This indicator is coming off a -6.3% last week and continues that trend with a -1.3% today. This makes down...

Five Minute Maturity – 04/11/2022

Good morning and happy Monday! It’s another quiet week for scheduled housing news. We have Mortgage Applications on Wed., and that’s it for this holiday-shortened week. We’ll be on the lookout for unscheduled items of interest. We’re going to...