Housing starts in the US fell 8.7 percent from a month earlier to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 1,162 thousand units in February 2019, following a downwardly revised 11.7 percent surge in January. It was the largest decline in housing starts since last June. Published on 2019-03-26 US Housing Starts Rebound in January
REITs gain traction LPS revenue down 8.7% quarterly New 30-year debt: FHA to collect MIPs for life of mortgage Read more about 5-1 ARM vs 30 year fixed rate mortgages. A 15 year fixed rate loan will have better rates, usually about a half a mortgage point to a full point lower than a 30 year loan. Again, if the monthly payment is stretching it for you, stick to a 30 year fixed rate. You can always pay more each month to pay off your mortgage quicker.