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Mortgage Rates Still Solid Despite Warning Signs

Mortgage rates were sideways to slightly lower today, depending on the lender.  That presents something of an opportunity because underlying bond markets have been suggesting a move…

Mortgage Rates Fairly Steady Despite Underlying Weakness

Mortgage rates didn’t move much today, on average, even though underlying bond markets suggested a move higher.  We talked about the stock/bond relationship being fairly well intact…

Mortgage Rates Begin April Near 2-Month Lows

Mortgage rates moved lower today as underlying bond markets generally followed a much bigger move in stocks.  It’s a common misconception that stocks and bond yields (“rates,”…

Mortgage Rates Unchanged Despite Market Improvements

Mortgage rates were generally unchanged today, although a few lenders offered slight improvements.  This stands in contrast to the noticeable improvements in underlying bond markets.  As…

Mortgage Rates at 2-Week Lows

Mortgage rates were sideways to slightly lower today, keeping/bringing them in line with the lowest levels in roughly 2 weeks (depending on the lender).  Interest rates…

Mortgage Rates Quickly Down to 2 Week Lows

As of yesterday, it looked like mortgage rates would be more interested in staying in a narrow, sideways range for the holiday-shortened Spring Break/Good Friday trading week. …

Mortgage Rates Back at This Week's Lows

Mortgage rates continued lower today on a combination of global reaction to yesterday’s Fed Announcement and apprehension over new tariffs on China.  The Fed Announcement was positive…