- 77 Views
- Uploaded on

Download Presentation
## PowerPoint Slideshow about ' Interest Rate Trends ' - mostyn

**An Image/Link below is provided (as is) to download presentation**

Download Policy: Content on the Website is provided to you AS IS for your information and personal use and may not be sold / licensed / shared on other websites without getting consent from its author.While downloading, if for some reason you are not able to download a presentation, the publisher may have deleted the file from their server.

- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - E N D - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -

Presentation Transcript

Is there a correlation between the Prime Rate and Mortgage Rates?

- Lets look at history

Prime Rate History Rates?1949 to 1999

Prime Rate History Rates?1995 to 2005

Conforming Fixed Rate Rates?Mortgages 1992 to 2005

Rate Comparisons Rates?

- Prime Rate 30 year Fixed
- 1982-18.5% 1982-12.75%
- 1995-8.5% 1995-7.5%
- 2001-8.75% 2001-6.75%
- Today-6.00% Today-5.875%

Will they rise? Rates?

- Most likely
- How much? (any ones guess)
- However:
- New home construction is the heart of the economic recovery
- Prices are beginning to exceed average buyer capability
- Demand still exceeds supply in desirable locations

Is Credit Tightening Rates?

- Yes and No
- 2002 major push of option ARM allowing borrowers to pay interest only payments
- 2004 3/1;5/1,7/1 & 10/1 interest only fixed rate loans expand in market place
- 2005 CalHFA introduces interest only loan for first-time home buyers
- April 2005 major banks decide to increase minimum payments on consumer revolving debt from 2% to 4%

Interest Only verses P&I Rates?

- Loan Amount = $300,000
- Interest Rate = 6.00
- 30 Year P & I = $1798.65
- Interest Only = $1500.00
- Borrower Leverage:
- Borrower additional $59,000 for same Payment

Borrower Qualification Rates?

- Old Rule:
- 28/36 debt ratio’s
- 5% of revolving debt included in ratio
- New Rule:
- FICO SCORE; FICO SCORE; FICO SCORE
- Automated Underwriting
- Some times you might qualify with a 50% debt ratio

Outlook for Mortgage Industry Rates?

- As rates rise they will meet the challenge of creating programs to help borrowers to qualify and keep houses selling
- Just remember:
- When you bought your first house was there 100% financing available other than a government subsidized program

Last builder Conversation Rates?

Download Presentation

Connecting to Server..