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Mortgage Rates: Five Days Of Moving Higher

Mortgage Loan Rate Trends

Mortgage rates have been moving steadily higher for the last five business days; the most recent move higher on Wednesday was motivated in part by investor reaction to stronger economic data including a stronger Retail Sales report and better news ...

Mortgage Rates: Four Days Of Moving Higher

Mortgage Loan Rate Trends

In the short-term, mortgage rates have been on an upward swing. Tuesday’s rate activity had early higher moves, but with recovering later in the day, resulting in a continuation of the recent range of conventional rates but with more lenders ...

Mortgage Loan Interest Rate Trends: Two-Week Lows

Mortgage Loan Rate Trends

Mortgage rates took a move lower on Monday to levels many have been hoping to see more of in the last two weeks. Though the move does not dramatically change mortgage loan interest rate numbers, could we be on the ...

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: Edging Higher

Mortgage Loan Rate Trends

Much attention was given to the Fed on Wednesday, but there was no hint of another planned rate hike; good news for now but that did not help mortgage loan rates in the end as stronger-than-expected jobs data helped put ...

Mortgage Rate Trends: Moving Higher

Mortgage Loan Rate Trends

While we don’t report on mortgage rate trends on a daily basis, we do give more time to that coverage when circumstances warrant, and this week definitely rates a closer look at the trends. Since our last report, mortgage rates ...

Mortgage Rate Trends: Edging Higher

Mortgage Loan Rate Trends

Markets were closed on Monday for the Martin Luther King, Jr. holiday, so today’s post should be read with that in mind. Since our last report, mortgage rate trends have taken a turn upward. That move has given back some ...

Mortgage Rate Trends: Improving

Mortgage Loan Rate Trends

Before the new year, but after the 2016 election, mortgage rate trends were in what seemed to be an upward trajectory due to a variety of factors including uncertainty among investors regarding the new administration. But since the new year, ...

Mortgage Rate Trends: Lower Overall

Mortgage Loan Rate Trends

Since our last report we’ve seen a mortgage rate recovery of sorts, but it is still too early to label it on overall short-term downward trend. Last week rates moved lower in short-term ways that give some market watchers reason ...

Mortgage Loan Interest Rates: Lower

Mortgage Loan Rate Trends

Mortgage loan interest rates clawed back some of their losses on Wednesday, dropping down to 14-day lows and creeping back from the mid four-percent zone a bit. The gains came after bond market activity favorable to mortgage loan rates. Professional ...