Pricing and Market Data

Optimal Blue

An overview of Optimal Blue

Optimal Blue is a leading provider of mortgage rates in the U.S. markets. Their most popular offering is the Optimal Blue Mortgage Market Indices (OBMMI). The Optimal Blue Mortgage Market Indices™ or OBMMI™ are uniquely positioned to provide unparalleled transparency into mortgage rates by utilising observed, real-time lock data from approximately 35% of the market. Calculated from actual locked rates with consumers across 35% of all mortgage transactions nationwide, OBMMI includes multiple mortgage pricing indices developed around the most popular mortgage products and specific borrower attributes to provide the most accurate of rates over time.

Key Facts 

  • Geographical coverage
    United States Of America
  • History
  • Data format
  • Delivery mechanism
  • Data frequency

Features & Benefits

What you get with Optimal Blue

  • • OBMMI provides the most comprehensive, accurate, timely, and interactive analysis of pricing ever conducted in the mortgage industry.
  • • This data is aggregated daily and split in informative and novel ways, covering not only conventional 30-year and 15-year fixed rate indices, but also Federal Housing Administration (FHA), U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), veterans administration (VA), and Jumbo, as well as many Detailed Mortgage Indices of the Conventional 30 group based on Loan-to-Value (LTV) and FICO credit score.
  • • The OBMMI deliver the most complete, frequent, and informative view of the mortgage rate environment based solely on observed, real-time transactions.
  • • Comprehensive historical data available.

How it works

Accessing the dataset

This dataset can be used by the following products. Talk to us to learn more about different packages and offerings.

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