All Blog Entries by DB Wilson

On behalf of RE/MAX of Boulder, I would like to thank you for using our office and helping to make us THE leader in the Boulder Valley Real Estate Community. We average over 17 years of experience per agent and are recognized nationally for our excellence in real estate sales.

RE/MAX of Boulder prides itself on our proven ability to assist families relocating from other parts of the country, and the world. We offer Buyer Agency and have the largest inventory of property listings in Boulder County.

D.B. is a past President of the Boulder Area Board of REALTORS®, in addition to being a past REALTOR® of the Year for that organization as well.

D.B. is a third generation Coloradan. He graduated from the University of Colorado in 1975, and entered the real estate industry a year later.

In 1991, D.B. was named Manager of the Year for RE/MAX of Colorado. He manages an office of 87 full time REALTORS®. RE/MAX of Boulder has consistently been recognized as the highest producing RE/MAX office in the Rocky Mountain region, based upon per agent volume.

As Manager, he will personally introduce you to one of our REALTORS® who can guide you through the real estate process. Our real estate agents pride themselves on consulting, educating and preparing our clients in the home purchase or selling process.


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By Jessica Shanahan, Premier Lending LLC adapted from the Shirmeyer Rate Market Report.

Mortgage interest rates improved this past week as oil prices continue to fall sparking increased deflation concerns.  In Europe, consumer prices fell 0.2% year over year in December.  This was the first year over year decrease in consumer prices since October of 2009.  It’s expected that the European Central Bank will announce quantitative easing at its January 22nd meeting to hopefully ward off deflation and stimulate the economy.  Economic data in the U.S. was mixed.  Economic data stronger than expected included the December ADP Private Jobs Report, December Non-Farm Payrolls, December Private Jobs, and the December Unemployment Rate.  The unemployment rate fell

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By Jessica Shanahan, Premier Lending LLC adapted from the Shirmeyer Rate Market Report .

Mortgage interest rates increased slightly this past week as the Fed indicated at the conclusion of its FOMC meeting that it would be patient about when it decides to increase rates.  Economic data was mixed.  Economic data stronger than expected included November Industrial Production, November Capacity Utilization, and weekly jobless claims.  Industrial Production increased the most since May of 2010.  Economic data weaker than expected included the December New York Empire State Manufacturing Index, the December NAHB Housing Market Index, November Housing Starts, November Building Permits, and the December Philadelphia Fed Business Index.  Inflation data

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By Jessica Shanahan, Premier Lending LLC adapted from the Shirmeyer Rate Market Report.

Mortgage interest rates improved this past week as crude oil prices fell.  Falling crude oil prices indicate a softening global economy and reduced inflation concerns.  In India, the current- account deficit widened more than expected.  In Japan, the economy contracted 1.9% in the third quarter.  In China, both imports and exports fell short of expectations in November.  China will add $65 billion to its banking system to stimulate lending and its economy.  Economic data in the U.S. was mostly stronger than expected.  Economic data stronger than expected included October Wholesale Inventories, the October JOLTS Job Openings report, weekly jobless claims, November

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By Jessica Shanahan, Premier Lending LLC adapted from the Shirmeyer Rate Market Report.

Mortgage interest rates increased this past week as today’s employment report for November was much stronger than anticipated.  November Non-Farm Payrolls increased by 321k on expectations that they would increase by 230k.  September and October Non-Farm Payrolls were revised upward as well.  Private Payrolls increased by 314k on expectations that they would increase by 225k.  Average hourly earnings increased 0.4% on expectations that they would increase by 0.2%.  This the biggest jump in earnings since June 2013.  The unemployment rate held steady at 5.8%.  Other economic data stronger than expected included the November ISM Manufacturing Index, October

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By Jessica Shanahan, Premier Lending LLC adapted from the Shirmeyer Rate Market Report.

Mortgage interest rates improved slightly this past week as economic data was mixed.  Economic data stronger than expected included the November NAHB Housing Market Index, October Building Permits, October Existing Home Sales, the November Philadelphia Fed Business Index, and October Leading Economic indicators.  The Philadelphia Fed Business Index reached its highest level since September 1993, causing some to question its validity.  Economic reports weaker than expected included the November New York Empire State Manufacturing Index, October Industrial Production, October Capacity Utilization, October Housing Starts, and weekly jobless claims.  Inflation continues

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By Jessica Shanahan, Premier Lending LLC adapted from the Shirmeyer Rate Market Report.

Mortgage interest rates were mostly flat on the week as economic data continues to be mixed.  Economic data stronger than expected included the October ISM Manufacturing Index, weekly jobless claims, Q3 Productivity, and October unemployment.  The four week moving average of jobless claims fell to its lowest level in 14 years.  Unemployment fell to 5.8% but the labor participation rate is still low at 62.8%.  Economic data weaker than expected included September Construction Spending, the September Trade Deficit, September Factory Orders, the October ISM Services Sector Index, October non-farm and private payrolls, and October Average Hourly Earnings.  In Europe,

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By Jessica Shanahan, Premier Lending LLC adapted from the Shirmeyer Rate Market Report.

Mortgage interest rates increased slightly this past week as economic data was mixed.  Economic data stronger than expected included the October Consumer Confidence Index, the first look at Q3 GDP, the Q3 Employment Cost Index, the October Chicago Purchasing Managers Index, and the October University of Michigan Consumer Sentiment Index.  GDP had its best back to back readings since Q3 and Q4 of 2003.  The Consumer Confidence Index reached its highest level since 2007.  Economic data weaker than expected included September NAR Pending Home Sales, September Durable Goods Orders, the August Case Shiller Home Price Index, weekly jobless claims, September Personal

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By Jessica Shanahan, Premier Lending LLC adapted from the Shirmeyer Rate Market Report.

Mortgage interest rates increased slightly this past week as economic data was limited.  Markets are looking toward next week’s FOMC meeting to see if the Fed concludes its quantitative easing at the end of October.  The Fed’s balance sheet has expanded to $4.48 trillion.  Fed Chair Yellen is open to reinvesting maturing bonds depending upon economic conditions.  Reducing the balance sheet to normal historical levels may take until the end of the decade according to Yellen.  Economic data was mostly stronger than expected.  Economic data stronger than expected included September Existing Home Sales, weekly jobless claims, the August FHFA Home Price Index, September

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By Jessica Shanahan, Premier Lending LLC adapted from the Shirmeyer Rate Market Report.

Mortgage interest rates increased slightly this past week as economic data was limited.  Markets are looking toward next week’s FOMC meeting to see if the Fed concludes its quantitative easing at the end of October.  The Fed’s balance sheet has expanded to $4.48 trillion.  Fed Chair Yellen is open to reinvesting maturing bonds depending upon economic conditions.  Reducing the balance sheet to normal historical levels may take until the end of the decade according to Yellen.  Economic data was mostly stronger than expected.  Economic data stronger than expected included September Existing Home Sales, weekly jobless claims, the August FHFA Home Price Index, September

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By Jessica Shanahan, Premier Lending LLC adapted from the Shirmeyer Rate Market Report.

Market volatility continues this morning; a strong open for the stock market taking the 10 year note. . Mortgage Backed Securities prices less volatile and not much lower than yesterday’s close. Yesterday the October NAHB housing market index declined 4 points to 54 from 59 in September; it is a throw away report, the September jump to 59 was more an outlier, now October is back to the range in the longer trend.

It has been a stress-filled week for US markets; interest rates crashing actually out-performed the stock market in terms of significant changes but both were wild rides all week. The DJIA opened this morning +130, NASDAQ +62, S&P +16. The 10 at 2.20% +4

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