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Mortgage Rates Unchanged to Slightly Lower

Mortgage rates were just slightly lower on average today with some lenders flat and others distinctly lower.  The discrepancy is due to the timing of yesterday’s market…

Mortgage Rates Sideways to Slightly Higher

Mortgage rates began the day in decent shape after more trade war drama courtesy of a Reuters story overnight.  In general, trade war drama pushes stock prices…

Lowest Mortgage Rates in a Month

Mortgage rates dropped noticeably this morning as financial markets opened sharply changed from Friday’s latest levels thanks to Trump trade tweets over the weekend.  The stock market…

Mortgage Rates Hold Ground Despite Stronger Jobs Report

Mortgage rates were flat today, which is a victory considering the big jobs report was stronger than expected.  Typically, labor market strength–especially when seen in this particular…

Mortgage Rates Are Actually Higher This Week

Mortgage rates didn’t move much today, but the average lender is quoting microscopically higher rates, if anything.  Week-over-week, it wouldn’t be unfair to claim that rates are…

Mortgage Rates Continue Higher Despite Bond Market Gains

Mortgage rates moved up again today, despite modest improvement in the bond market (which typically coincides with lower rates).  Part of the reason for the counter-intuitive behavior…

Mortgage Rate Stay Lower Week-Over-Week

Mortgage rates improved again today, keeping the week-over-week move decidedly friendly. For more on the weekly move, see the in-depth discussion in yesterday’s coverage (read more…). Long…