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Mortgage Rates Face Volatility Thanks to an Old Friend

Mortgage rates didn’t do much today, but risks are increasing that movement will be more brisk in the coming business days.  Blame European politics–specifically: Brexit.
This isn’t the mortgage rates’ world first go-round with the U.K.’s lengthy process of exiting the European Union (aka “Brexit”).  In fact, Brexit was the single biggest factor that helped drive rates down to the long-term lows seen in 2016.  For most lenders, those rates were close enough to the all-time lows seen in 2012.  The fact that they were available in the middle of the summer homebuying season only made things better for the housing market.  Thanks Brexit!…(read more)Forward this article via email:  Send a copy of this story to someone you know that may want to read it.
Source: mortgagenewsdaily.comNew feed

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