Long Term Interest Rate View – Opposing Views

Where will interest rates be in 2017? (This graphic does not appear to correlate closely with the actual projections.) I write about interest rates a lot, because folks seem to want to know. In my experience, it’s not hard to be right most of the time when projecting out, say, 24 hours or so. Beyond...

U.S. News & World Report Site – Casey quoted on reverse mortgages

As expected I was quoted in an article on reverse mortgages on the U.S. News and World Report website! Here’s the link: Here is an excerpt. How to Buy a Retirement Home With a Reverse Mortgage Before launching into this kind of mortgage, ask yourself how long you’ll stay in the home and if you...

Interest Rates Slide Down Gently to a New Low

Last week I wrote that interest rates were likely to move mostly in response to the stock market. The stock market idled most of the week, moving down unsteadily Wednesday and Friday. Money moved into Treasury bonds driving yields down gently (see red line in the chart immediately below) but mortgage-backed securities did not follow....

The Loan Guide: How to Get the Best Possible Mortgage. Book available on Amazon

About the Author Casey Fleming began his career in the mortgage industry in 1979 as an appraiser. He founded and built one of the largest appraisal firms in the San Francisco Bay Area, earned the highest appraiser designation in California, and testified as an expert witness in court. In 1995 he began his transition to...