Five Minute Maturity – 01/14/2022

Good morning and welcome to the weekend once again! We get back into scheduled housing news next week, while finishing up a slow week today. We did manage to dig up a couple of interesting tidbits, however. First up, we haven’t covered the hospitality industry...

Five Minute Maturity – 01/12/2022

Good morning and happy hump day! We finally got back to scheduled housing news with Mortgage Applications for the week ending Jan. 7 at 6:00 central time. It was coming off a -5.6% reading for the previous week and rallied back to a +1.4% reading. In other news, today...

Five Minute Maturity – 01/10/2022

Good morning and happy Monday! We’ve got another quiet week for scheduled housing news. Wednesday, we have Mortgage Applications and that’s going to do it. First up today, the pundits are trying to divine whether housing prices will pull back this year. Many feel that...

Five Minute Maturity – 01/07/2022

Good morning and welcome again to Friday and the weekend! News is rather sparse today on the housing front with nothing scheduled. We dug deep to find some items of interest for you. First up, Freddie Mac’s quoted 30yr mortgage rate was 3.47% at the close yesterday,...

Five Minute Maturity – 01/05/2022

Good morning and happy hump day! We have two news items to cover this morning: First is Ward’s Total Vehicle Sales for Dec. from yesterday afternoon, and it was a big 660k miss! Nov. put in a 12.86 million annualized number, and the street was looking to rise to 13.1...

Five Minute Maturity – 01/03/2022

Good morning and welcome to 2022, it ought to be interesting! We start scheduled releases tomorrow with Wards auto sales. Today, we’re going to look at one story critical to battling the inflation on the Fed’s plate this year. During the pandemic,...