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Benchmark Mortgage Rate Dropped Nearly 30 Percent This Year

Benchmark Mortgage Rate Dropped Nearly 30 Percent This Year

While the average rate for a benchmark 30-year mortgage inched up one (1) basis point over the past week from an all-time low of 2.66 to 2.67 percent, it’s ending the year 105 basis points – or nearly 30 percent – lower than where it started, having recorded 15... Read More »

The “Most Expensive Home in San Francisco” Sold for Far Less

The “Most Expensive Home in San Francisco” Sold for Far Less

As we outlined in August of last year: Priced at $45 million , which was misreported by some as being “the most expensive home ever listed” in San Francisco, “Residence 950” at 950 Lombard Street – which now offers around 9,500 square feet of rather spectacular living... Read More »

Yes, Mortgage Rates Just Dropped to New All-Time Lows (Again)

Yes, Mortgage Rates Just Dropped to New All-Time Lows (Again)

Having held at a record-low rate of 2.71 percent last week, the average rate for a benchmark 30-year mortgage has since inched down another 4 basis points (0.04 percentage points) to 2.67 percent, which is over a full percentage point (107 basis points) lower than the historically-low rate of... Read More »

Benchmark Mortgage Rate Slips Under 2.8 Percent

Benchmark Mortgage Rate Slips Under 2.8 Percent

Having dropped to a new all-time low of 2.80 percent two weeks ago, the average rate for a benchmark 30-year mortgage has since inched down another two (2) basis points to 2.78 percent, which is nearly a full percentage point, or 25 percent, lower than the average rate of... Read More »

Benchmark Mortgage Rate Hits a New Low, Inversion Spreads

Benchmark Mortgage Rate Hits a New Low, Inversion Spreads

Having shed 7 basis points over the past week, the average rate for a benchmark 30-year mortgage has dropped to a new all-time low of 2.86 percent, which is 70 basis points below its mark at the same time last year and 2 basis points below its previous low... Read More »

Mortgage Rates Drop Along with Application Volumes

Mortgage Rates Drop Along with Application Volumes

Having ticked up last week, the average rate for a benchmark 30-year mortgage has since dropped 8 basis points (0.08 percentage points) to 2.91 percent, which is 67 basis points below its mark at the same time last year and within 3 basis points of the all-time low it... Read More »

Mortgage Rates Tick Up, Benchmark Still Under 3 Percent

Mortgage Rates Tick Up, Benchmark Still Under 3 Percent

Having hit a new all-time low of 2.88 percent two weeks ago, the average rate for a benchmark 30-year mortgage has since inched up 11 basis points to 2.99 percent, which is now 56 basis points below its mark at the same time last year and still less than... Read More »

Benchmark Mortgage Rate Just Hit a New All-Time Low

Benchmark Mortgage Rate Just Hit a New All-Time Low

Having slipped back under 3 percent last week, the average rate for a benchmark 30-year mortgage has dropped another 11 basis points to 2.88 percent, which is 72 basis points below its mark at the same time last year and a new all-time low, according to Freddie Mac’s latest... Read More »

Benchmark Mortgage Rate Nearing an Unprecedented Mark

Benchmark Mortgage Rate Nearing an Unprecedented Mark

The average rate for a benchmark 30-year mortgage dropped another 6 basis points (0.06 percentage points) over the past week to 3.07 percent.  That’s a new all-time low for the average 30-year rate, 68 basis points below the average rate at the same time last year, and within 8... Read More »

Appreciation for a Large Bernal Heights Home

Appreciation for a Large Bernal Heights Home

As we outlined early last month: Having very briefly held the title of the most expensive reported home sale in the history of Bernal Heights when it sold for $2,310,000 back in the first quarter of 2015, the contemporary four-level, 3,015-square-foot home at 152 Elsie Street – which features... Read More »