Fed's rate hikes have kept inflation at bay, which has reassured homebuyers
- Base line. Laker, Sally // Money Marketing;3/4/2010, p37
The article forecasts the rates in Great Britain in which mortgage rates continues to creep down, interest rates will rise and bank rates will remain at current levels in 2010.
- Review and renew. Gregory, Stuart // Money Marketing;8/9/2012, p14
The article explains when to review a mortgage loan. The author discusses the theory of payment shock, along with examples of how base rate and interest rate changes could affect mortgages. He argues that the payment shock theory could have a big impact on mortgages and borrowers, and may lead...
- Teaser Rates Are Back. Adhikari, Anand // Business Today;8/8/2010, Vol. 19 Issue 16, p18
The article focuses on the move of HDFC Bank Ltd. to revive its teaser rates on its home loan businesses in India. It states that the bank's proposed teaser rates is an introductory loan scheme which offer fixed interest rates for a short duration on home and car loans, as well as credit cards...
- Economic lessons from recent history. Rosenzweig, Stan // Westchester County Business Journal;8/29/2005, Vol. 44 Issue 35, p36
The article discusses the issues related to mortgage loans in the U.S. The author associates the financial condition of the Federal Reserve prime rate to the rate of the business loans from the 1970. He believes that if history is right, banks will foreclose on overpriced McMansions. He also...
- Canadian Economic Observer: Table 10.1 - Interest rates and exchange rates. // Canadian Economic Observer;May2011, Vol. 24 Issue 5, p82
Several charts offering information on interest rates and exchange rates in Canada including bank rate, prime rate and conventional mortgage rate from 2009 to 2011 are presented.
- Data Briefing. // Accountancy;Nov2000, Vol. 126 Issue 1287, p96
The article provides data related to bank bas rates, mortgage rates, increase in annual earnings in percentage, Great Britain Inland Revenue rates of interest and value of sterlings corresponding to the year 1998, 1999 and 2000. The data is presented in such a way that it is easy to compare the...
- High sub-prime fees hit the most vulnerable. Gallagher, Rosemary // Mortgage Strategy;2/5/2007, p42
The article focuses on the competitiveness of the sub-prime market in Great Britain along with its well priced deals for the clients. Survey reveals that the average interest rates on mortgages aimed at its borrowers have increased by 0.24 percent in the past six months. It is believed that fees...
- Derivatives loss. // Accountancy;Jul97, Vol. 120 Issue 1247, p20
Presents information on key interest rates in Great Britain, compiled as of July 1997. Capital gains tax indexation allowance; Mortgage rates; Bank base rates.
- Forget fixed rates. de Klerk, Vic // Finweek;10/5/2006, p18
The article presents three good reasons for not changing the current mortgage rate set up between 9.5 % and 10 % in South Africa. The first reason is the lower variability rate that is linked to the prime rate, while the second is the higher alternative rate offered at 14 % compared to the 10 %...