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Current Jackson Hole Mortgage Rates

 

BANK OF JACKSON HOLE

Residential Mortgage Rates for November 4, 2013

The following rates are thirty (30) day quotes for fully documented, owner-occupied and/or second home loans for borrowers with a minimum credit score of 720 and a loan-to-value of at least 80 percent.  The conforming loan programs feature a one (1%) percent loan origination fee and the requirement that the borrower escrow for taxes & insurance.

HIGH BALANCE CONFORMING LOANS UP TO $625,500 FEATURE INTEREST

RATES SLIGHTLY HIGHER THAN THE CONFORMING RATES SHOWN BELOW.

 

PROGRAM

CONFORMING

(Loans to $417,000)

JUMBO

(Loans over $625,500)

30 Year Fixed

4.125%

4.625%

15 Year Fixed

3.125%

3.875%

7/1 ARM

3.250%

3.250%

5/1 ARM

2.750%

3.125%

 

PRIME RATE: 3.250%

 

ONE YEAR LIBOR RATE: 0.602%

 

SUPER JUMBO – We have lending sources for loan amounts up to $5,000,000!

PLEASE CALL FOR QUOTES.

Please contact T.R. Pierce for more information:

T. R. PIERCE

307.732.3050

307.413.1946

tpierce@bojh.com

NMLS 461602

 

 

Jackson Hole Interest Rates

September2013-19We are starting to get a lot of questions about interest rates.  Are they going higher, are they going back down, should we “lock our rate?  All of these are good questions and we don’t exactly have the answers but we do have some thoughts on the issue.

First of all, we don’t believe they are going back to 3%.  The interest rate hovered in the 3% range for a very long time.  The government is starting to indicate that they are going to start phasing out the “quantitative easing” which should increase interest rates.

Are they going higher?  Not in the short term….but more than likely yes in the longer term.  When we look at some recent projections from some notable entities like Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac and the National Association of Realtors we see most of the projecting that rates with be right around 5% in the second quarter of 2014.

Should you lock your loan?  We don’t have your answer on this one.  We suggest you speak with your local lender and have them assist you in making that decision.  Christy and Garth Gillespie recommend a few lenders and they include:  Patti Patterson – 307-732-7868. Jeff Collins – 307-732-7925 or Mark Hassler – 307-732-7933 all at First Interstate Bank or Eric Burba: 307-200-9756 at Guaranteed Rate.

 

Jackson Hole Home Prices Ready to Rebound?

This is a great cover from one of the more trusted investment institutions – Barron’s.  The article explains how there is a belief that housing prices will remain rather flat for the year but by the beginning of 2013 we should start to see some appreciation in the housing market. 

What’s important here is that there is a general feeling that appreciation is going to start soon.  If you are on the fence about getting back into the housing market there are a lot of signs and people saying now is a good time to jump in.  Last week home mortgages hit another low but we should not expect rates to stay low like this ever.  If the economy and job market continues to improve we can hedge a bet that loan rates will slowly rise again.

To learn more about the real estate market and especially the Jackson Hole real estate market please call us, Christy and Garth Gillespie @ 307-413-5243 or send us an email at garth.gillespie@jhsir.com.

Buying in Jackson Hole– Make Sure You Ask About Assumable Mortgages

 

Wow – Christy and I just learned some powerful information this week that we would like to share.   It was brought to our attention that buyers that are in the lower end of the market should be talking with their mortgage bankers about FHA loans and or assumable mortgages.  This is forward thinking but right now we are experiencing record low interest rates.  Buyers of properties right now are able to secure financing for under 3% in some situations.

Why are we bringing this up?  When a FHA homebuyer is buying a home today they will have the opportunity to lock in these extremely low interest rates.  Then when the buyer becomes a seller some day they will have an assumable mortgage.  This means a qualified purchaser can “take over” the loan. 

As an example, a $300,000 loan at 4% today carries with it a $1,432.25 principal and interest payment on a 30 year fixed mortgage. If offered for sale in five years, the purchaser could assume the $271,858.56 balance with the same $1,432.25 payment and remaining term of 25 years. The total payments over the 25 years would be $429,675.

Compare that to a new $272,000 loan at 6.5% for 25 years, which would carry a monthly payment of $1,836.56 (over $400 more a month than the assumption and more than $120,000 more over the 25 year term).

At 6.5% for 25 years, to wind up with the same payment as the assumed mortgage, our borrowers would only be getting $212,000…$60,000 LESS!

The point here is that, when rates go up, homes with assumable mortgages will have more value and will sell at higher prices because they are more affordable.

We hope you find this information helpful.  For additional buying tip in the Jackson Hole Real Estate market please contact the Jackson Hole Experts – Christy and Garth Gillespie at 307-413-5243 or email at garth.gillespie@jhsir.com.  You can also visit Jackson Hole Sotheby’s website at www.jhsir.com.

Jackson Hole Mortgage Rates Updated

In changing times it’s important to have people we can call on for advice we can trust! At The Jackson Hole Experts, one of those people is T.R. Pierce. T.R. is a mortgage broker with The Bank of Jackson Hole. He has worked with many of our clients here in Jackson and regularly provides our team of REALTORS with the latest in mortgage news. We received information below from T.R. today and with his permission we are sharing it with you. It looks like mortgage rates are on the rise. If you’re a Jackson Hole first-time home buyer this could impact your purchasing power. If you are a homeowner with a mortgage coming up for renewal, you’ll want to consider your options carefully. If you have a question about your current or future Jackson Hole mortgage needs, T.R. is a great guy to call on! You can call him at 307.734.8111.

Conforming ARM rates are lower this morning after the NAR announced that pending home sales continued their upward swing in May. Home sales rose (0.1%) for the fourth straight month… the first time this has happened since October 2004! The manufacturing sector’s activity rose to 44.8 in June as well. This was the six straight month this index has increased and the index reading indicates that manufacturing contraction has slowed, but not reversed itself. Manufacturing is a key indictor in gauging the strength of the economy.

BANK OF JACKSON HOLE
Residential Mortgage Rates for July 1, 2009

The following rates are thirty (30) day quotes for fully documented, owner-occupied and/or second home loans for borrowers with a minimum credit score of 700 which feature a one (1%) percent loan origination fee and the escrow of taxes & insurance.

PLEASE NOTE THAT CONFORMING LOAN AMOUNTS OVER $417,000 TO $693,750
ARE AVAILABLE AT HIGHER INTEREST RATES THAN INDICATED BELOW.

PROGRAM CONFORMING
(Loans to $417,000)
JUMBO
(Loans over 417,000)
30 Year Fixed
5.125%
7.875%

15 Year Fixed
4.750%
6.875%

10/1 ARM
5.125%
7.875%

7/1 ARM
4.750%
5.000%

5/1 ARM
4.000%
4.500%

3/1 ARM
5.125%
6.625%

30 YEAR FIXED RATE FHA LOANS TO $693,750: 5.375%
PRIME RATE: 3.250%
ONE YEAR LIBOR RATE: 1.590%

For additional information on Jackson Hole Real Estate please call the Jackson Hole Experts – Christy and Garth Gillespie – 877-739-8056.

Jackson Hole Mortgage Rates and Comments – March 11, 2009

One of the finest loan representatives in the Jackson Hole area is T.R. Pierce from the Bank of Jackson Hole. T.R. Pierce is the senior vice president loan officer at the largest “local” bank in Jackson Hole and for the past few years has been educating the Jackson Hole real estate agents on the current local mortgage rates. As part of our weekly updates we will be posting T.R.’s report about once a week. This should give readers a good idea of local rates. We of course recommend calling T.R. Pierce, SVP Residential Loans, 307.734.8111 for an appointment if you would like additional information on mortgages. Today’s report is below:

Conforming fixed rate and short term ARM rates are unchanged this morning as stocks continue their rally with financial shares leading the surge. Citigroup and Bank of America jumped more than 10% after Treasury Secretary Geithner said the government will use capital injections to spur lenders to sell distressed securities. The stock market is also responding positively to the $410 billion bill passed by Congress which will boost domestic spending, loosen the trade embargo on Cuba and fund thousands of congressional pet “earmark” projects!

BANK OF JACKSON HOLE

Residential Mortgage Rates for March 11, 2009

The following rates are thirty (30) day quotes for fully documented, owner-occupied and/or second home loans for borrowers with a minimum credit score of 700 which feature a one (1%) percent loan origination fee and the escrow of taxes & insurance.

PLEASE NOTE THAT CONFORMING LOAN AMOUNTS OVER $417,000 TO $625,500
ARE AVAILABLE AT HIGHER INTEREST RATES THAN INDICATED BELOW.

PROGRAM CONFORMING

(Loans to $417,000)
JUMBO
(Loans over 417,000)

30 Year Fixed
4.875%
7.875%

15 Year Fixed
4.625%
6.875%

10/1 ARM
5.500%
7.875%

7/1 ARM
5.250%
5.000%

5/1 ARM
4.125%
4.750%

3/1 ARM
5.000%
6.625%

30 YEAR FIXED RATE FHA LOANS TO $693,750: 5.000%
PRIME RATE: 3.250%
ONE YEAR LIBOR RATE: 2.258%

For information on the Jackson Hole Real Estate Market keep checking into this Blog! You can also visit our excellent website Jackson Hole Experts where we provide you with Market Updates, Newest Listings, our Top Picks of the Week!
Call Garth at 307-739-8056.

Jackson Hole – Mortgage Rates – Local Information provided by T.R. Pierce – February 25, 2009

One of the finest loan representatives in the Jackson Hole area is T.R. Pierce from the Bank of Jackson Hole. T.R. Pierce is the senior vice president loan officer at the largest “local” bank in Jackson Hole and for the past few years has been educating the Jackson Hole real estate agents on the current local mortgage rates. As part of our weekly updates we will be posting T.R.’s report about once a week. This should give readers a good idea of local rates. We of course recommend calling T.R. Pierce, SVP Residential Loans, 307.734.8111 for an appointment if you would like additional information on mortgages. Today’s report is below:

Interest rates are unchanged again this morning after the National Association of Realtors reported that existing home sales dropped 5.3% last month. January sales were the lowest since July 1997 as potential buyers were waiting for clarity and certainty of the housing stimulus package. The national median home price was $170,300 in January and the number of homes on the market decreased to 3.6 million. The drop in total inventory is encouraging because at the current sales rate, it would take an estimated 9.6 months to sell the existing homes inventory.

BANK OF JACKSON HOLE
Residential Mortgage Rates for February 25, 2009

The following rates are thirty (30) day quotes for fully documented, owner-occupied and/or second home loans for borrowers with a minimum credit score of 700 which feature a one (1%) percent loan origination fee and the escrow of taxes & insurance.

PLEASE NOTE THAT CONFORMING LOAN AMOUNTS OVER $417,000 TO $625,500
ARE AVAILABLE AT HIGHER INTEREST RATES THAN INDICATED BELOW.
PROGRAM CONFORMING

(Loans to $417,000)
JUMBO
(Loans over 417,000)

30 Year Fixed
4.875%
7.875%

15 Year Fixed
4.625%
6.875%

10/1 ARM
5.250%
7.875%

7/1 ARM
5.250%
5.875%

5/1 ARM
4.500%
5.625%

3/1 ARM
5.250%
6.625%

PROGRAM CONFORMING
(Loans to $417,000)
JUMBO
(Loans over 417,000)

30 YEAR FIXED RATE FHA LOANS TO $625,500: 5.000%

PRIME RATE: 3.250%

ONE YEAR LIBOR RATE: 2.074%

For more information on the Jackson Hole real estate market please call Christy and Garth Gillespie, the Jackson Hole Real Estate Experts at 877-739-8056 or visit our website.