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Mortgage Rates Hold Steady Despite Market Weakness

Mortgage rates were unchanged again today, despite moderate weakness in underlying bond markets.  Bonds are the primary ingredient used in determining mortgage rates, but the timing of market movement and lender preferences can result in discrepancies between the two.  For instance, if market weakness happens late enough in the trading day, many mortgage lenders will wait until the following day to do anything about it in terms of updating their rate sheet offerings.  Additionally, the bonds that dictate mortgage rates can trade slightly better or worse than the mainstream bond market (essentially, US Treasuries)….(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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