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Mortgage Rate Trends: Higher, Lower

Mortgage Loan Rate Trends

Last week, mortgage rate numbers basically see-sawed within the range we’ve been looking at ever since the new year began. Mortgage rates began last week lower, but moved up and down from Wednesday on due to a variety of economic ...

Mortgage Loan Interest Rate Trends: Higher

Mortgage Loan Rate Trends

Mortgage loan interest rates have been in an upward trend for some time now; since our last report we saw rates hit two-year highs once more on Friday only to recover a little come Monday. In days past we’ve seen ...

Mortgage Rate Trends: Higher, Then Lower

Mortgage Loan Rate Trends

Since our last look at mortgage loan interest rate trends, rates spiked to 24-month highs (Thursday), but then recovered on Friday. Thursday’s move took 30-year fixed rate conventional mortgage loan rates to a range between 4.25% and 4.375% (best execution). ...

Mortgage Rate Trends: Improving Slightly

Mortgage Loan Rate Trends

Mortgage loan interest rates are not directly tied to things like scheduled economic data releases. Friday’s job report, for example, is not directly associated with rate movements, but investor reaction to such reports can and often does influence mortgage rates. ...

Interest Rate Trends: Higher

Mortgage Loan Rate Trends

We’ve watched an overall upward trend in interest rate behavior for mortgages in recent weeks, and while there have been some days of recovery, it seems that at present there are a variety of factors putting upward pressure on rates. ...

Mortgage Loan Rates: Friday Bounce

Mortgage Loan Rate Trends

In our last report, we noted that mortgage loan rates had made some improvement, but the very next day we saw rates bouncing to highs not seen in several months-a move that not only affected conventional mortgages, but also served ...

Mortgage Rate Trends: Rising

Mortgage Loan Rate Trends

Mortgage loan rates have been on the rise most of the week; three out of four business days were marked by higher numbers or closing costs and with Brexit, overseas terrorism headlines, and domestic scheduled economic data releases, it’s possible ...

Mortgage Loan Interest Rate Trends: Holding At Recent Lows

Mortgage Loan Rate Trends

On Monday, mortgage rates closed out the trading day holding at recent lows. There are some important economic data releases coming and there’s a meeting of the European Central Bank scheduled for Thursday–all, some, or none of these may affect ...

Mortgage Rate Trends: Slightly Higher

Mortgage Loan Rate Trends

On Wednesday and Thursday, mortgage loan interest rates have risen slightly. We’ve had a couple of scheduled economic data releases this week, but some market watchers this week gave bond market activity more attention. At the end of the day ...

Mortgage Rate Trends: Near Best Levels All Year?

Mortgage Loan Rate Trends

With only one day last week with rates moving upward, we’ve seen mortgage loan interest rates hit territory better than we’ve seen for a good portion of 2016. Much of last week was either improvement, or holding steady following that ...