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Mortgage Rates Maintaining Longer-Term Lows For Now

Mortgage rates remained in line with 3-month lows today for the average lender.  Several lenders offered marginally better terms compared to yesterday, but in those cases, the only changes were to the upfront costs associated with the same rates quoted yesterday. 
It’s a pleasant surprise to see rates as low as they are considering several economic reports have been quite strong recently.  In general, stronger economic data tends to put upward pressure on rates.  That was a risk today with today’s Existing Home Sales report coming in at the best levels since early 2018.  But econ data isn’t the only consideration for the bond market that underlies day-to-day rate movement. 

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