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Mortgage Rate Trends: Moving Higher

Mortgage Loan Rate Trends

Since our last report, mortgage rate numbers went from an incursion into sub-four percent territory for the most competitive lenders back up to highs we haven’t seen in approximately two weeks. Domestic tax policy, overseas election drama, and other factors ...

Mortgage Loan Interest Rate Trends: Higher

Mortgage Loan Rate Trends

Since our last report, we’ve seen rates climbing again, but the most recent uptick in numbers has a lot to do with global political headlines rather than domestic economic issues or market corrections. The election results in France have certain ...

Mortgage Rate Trends: Lower

Mortgage Loan Rate Trends

Mortgage rate trends have generally been moving in favor or lower rates over the short term, and since our last report we’ve seen those rates move into territory not firmly held for quite some time. What is good for the ...

Mortgage Loan Interest Rate Trends: New Lows

Mortgage Loan Rate Trends

In our last report, we noted that mortgage loan interest rates had been on the move, losing a small amount of ground over the previous two business days. We also noted that it was too early to tell if that ...

Mortgage Loan Interest Rate Trends: Sharply Lower

Mortgage Loan Rate Trends

Since our last report, mortgage loan interest rates have fallen sharply. Market watchers give at least some of the credit for this to bond market activity, and following a recent persistent upward trend any improvement is a welcome step in ...

Mortgage Rate Trends: Mostly Unchanged?

Mortgage Loan Rate Trends

The most current mortgage rate trends put us in a curious place at the moment-there are small changes, there is movement in rates, but our sources say much depends on the lender (both conventional and non-conventional) and how that particular ...

Mortgage Rates Sharply Higher

Mortgage Loan Rate Trends

This week we’ve devoted a bit more column space to mortgage rate trends, and for good reason. Markets hate uncertainty, investors tend to move to “safe haven” investments in times like these, and we’re seeing plenty of activity in markets ...

Mortgage Rate Trends: Edging Higher

Mortgage Loan Rate Trends

Since our last report, mortgage rates had one day of mild recovery, but yesterday rates took an upward turn. Many industry professionals are keen on next week’s Fed meeting as a potential make-or-break in terms of short-term rate trends. Will ...

Mortgage Rate Trends: Higher

Mortgage Loan Rate Trends

Mortgage loan rates have been rising in small increments for the last five business days-Friday’s move upward was small but is still part of that overall upward trends. The Fed is likely to announce an interest rate hike at their ...

Mortgage Rate Trends: Third Day Lower

Mortgage Loan Rate Trends

Mortgage rates fell for the third day in a row on Friday, though affected borrowers may have noticed the changes reflected in closing costs rather than an actual interest rate change. We’ve seen rates drop low enough that some market ...