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Mortgage Rates Falling Back in Line With Best Recent Levels

Mortgage rates started the day modestly lower, but many lenders ended up offering mid-day improvements in response to market conditions.
When it comes to rates, the bond market sets the tone.  Bonds can move for a variety of reasons, but economic data is one of the quintessential inputs.  If the incoming data suggests a hotter economy or higher inflation, rates tend to rise.   The opposite is also true (weaker data = lower rates) as was the case today.
The Bureau of Labor Statistics released the Consumer Price Index for the month of August today. …(read more)Forward this article via email:  Send a copy of this story to someone you know that may want to read it.
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