“Interest Rates All Over the Place”

   “Interest Rates All Over the Place”

 

 

 

 

Hi Joe,

I need your help again. A few weeks ago the credit union where I bank has a sign up that showed their 30 year fixed rate loans at 3.125%. I asked the teller to have a loan officer contact me. I have yet to hear from anyone, their service sucks.

I should have communicated then but didn’t. Is that rate still out there?

 

 

It has been chaos for all banks, credit unions, mortgage bankers and mortgage brokers.

 

The corona virus has changed our country as dramatically as 9/11. The virus is certainly a shock to our physical, emotional and economic systems.

 

Interest rates started dropping like crazy and so many wanted to refinance, so let’s put it into prospective. Which is certainly hard sometimes when there is chaos going on.

 

In 2019 there were 2 trillion dollars in new mortgages which was from purchases and refinances. At the pace new mortgage applications were coming into all institutions, we would have been at a pace of 5 or more trillion in new loans. Unfortunately, this country does not have that kind of capacity. So, to slow the process, what do you think happened to interest rates?

 

I have taken twice as many mortgage applications than I usually do over the past few weeks. During that time period, I locked rates twice, when they hit rates that would benefit my clients.

 

Are rates better than they have been? Absolutely. Will there be opportunities to get better rates? Absolutely.

 

I would be happy to discuss what is possible. Let’s work together.

 

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Comment balloon 4 commentsJoe Petrowsky • March 23 2020 04:00PM

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Good morning Joe. In today's chaos of fluctuating rates, borrowers have a better chance with a mortgage broker. Sharpen your pencil, you are going to be busy! Enjoy your day! 

Posted by Wayne Martin, Real Estate Broker - Retired (Wayne M Martin) 6 months ago

Crazy times call for crazy actions!

The corona virus has changed our country as dramatically as 9/11. The virus is certainly a shock to our physical, emotional and economic systems. Interest rates started dropping like crazy

Posted by Sham Reddy CRS, CRS (H E R Realty, Dayton, OH) 6 months ago

I’ve been hearing this from some of our Lenders . It apparently depends on what day it is ???

Posted by Michael J. Perry, Lancaster, PA Relo Specialist (KW Elite ) 6 months ago

Good morning, Joe Petrowsky this game's not over yet.... the WH is all about the financial state of the country and the flow of money....

Posted by Barbara Todaro, Previously Affiliated with The Todaro Team (RE/MAX Executive Realty - Retired ) 6 months ago

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