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Alternative Mortgage Sources is an independent loan brokerage owned and operated by Broker/Owner Beth Hoffman since 1986. Beth has earned a reputation for "demystifying the loan process" while delivering superior service to over 2,500 clients throughout the state of California.

Alternative Mortgage Sources is a full service mortgage broker offering expertise in every area of mortgage lending...from purchases to refinancing. We have access to a full range of mortgage sources to find the right loan — with the best rates, terms and costs — to meet our clients' unique needs. But that's just the beginning. Throughout the lending process, we provide regular loan updates and progress reports so clients always know the status of their loan.

Beth Hoffman, dba Alternative Mortgage Sources,
CA Dept. Of Real Estate Real Estate Broker, DRE # 00685309
NMLS #337855/NMLS #338105


Opening Losses Widened

17-May-22  10:59 ET

10-Year:  - 18//32  2.951%  US/JPY: 129.27  EUR/US: 1.0534


Opening Losses Widened

  • U.S. Treasuries have widened their opening losses, slipping to fresh lows for the week. Treasuries followed their lower start with an extension of their losses while the past hour has seen an uptick off lows. Economic data released this morning was mostly better than expected, supporting the pullback in Treasuries. The early selling has coincided with a solid start in equities, though the S&P 500 has halved its opening gain to 0.8%.

Yield Check:

  •   2-yr: +6 bps to 2.64%
  •   3-yr: +8 bps to 2.81%
  •   5-yr: +9 bps to 2.91%
  • 10-yr: +7 bps to 2.95%
  • 30-yr: +7 bps to 3.15%

Bond Market Update

Prop. 19 passes, but questions about California property tax measure remain

Same-sex spouses can now get Social Security Survivor Benefits