U.S. Housing Demand and Mortgage Delinquencies

U.S. Housing Demand and Mortgage Delinquencies A strong recovery in housing demand, but an increase in mortgage delinquencies. The wealth gap is widening in the United States. Image: BofA

Housing – U.S. Median Famility Income to Mortgage Cost

Housing – U.S. Median Famility Income to Mortgage Cost This chart suggests that relative to family incomes, buying a home in the U.S. is currently quite affordable by historical standards. Image: Gavekal, Macrobond

U.S. 10-Year Treasury Yield and Mortgages Rates

U.S. 10-Year Treasury Yield and Mortgages Rates U.S. treasury yields and mortgage rates aren’t following the usual pattern over the last 6 weeks (R² = 0.93). Image: Macrobond Financial

Housing – U.S. Existing Home Sales and 30-Year Mortgage Rate

Housing – U.S. Existing Home Sales and 30-Year Mortgage Rate This chart shows the correlation between U.S. existing home sales and the 30-year mortgage rate (inverted), and suggests further improvements in sales. Image : Piper Sandler Companies

U.S. Monthly Average 30-Year Fixed Mortgage Rates

U.S. Monthly Average 30-Year Fixed Mortgage Rates Keep in mind that mortgage costs are influenced by the 10-year Treasury yield. 30-year mortgage rates = 1.739 x (10-year treasury yield)² + 0.7755 x (10-year treasury yield) + 0.0227(R² = 0.9787) You may also like “30-Year Mortgage Rates vs. 10-Year Treasury Yield.” Image: Leonard Kiefer

30-Year Mortgage Rates vs. 10-Year Treasury Yield

30-Year Mortgage Rates vs. 10-Year Treasury Yield There is a very high correlation between the 30-year mortgage rates and the 10-year treasury yield 30-year mortgage rates = 1.739 x (10-year treasury yield)² + 0.7755 x (10-year treasury yield) + 0.0227 R² = 0.9787 Image: Calculated Risk