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Mortgage Limits Have NOT Changed (Yet)

The conforming loan limit is set by the Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA). Mortgages under that amount generally have the lowest effective rates, and in…

Mortgage Rates Finally Catch a Break

After spending the past four business days moving rapidly higher, mortgage rates finally caught a break today, but it was small. In fact, the average prospective borrower…

Highest Mortgage Rates in Nearly 3 Months

Mortgage rates continued somewhat higher on Monday as bond markets lost ground over the weekend, adding to the heavier losses seen on Thursday and Friday…

Who's Lying About The Spike in Mortgage Rates?

As recently as Thursday, news outlets were reporting mortgage rates had only risen modestly this week with 30yr fixed rates still well under 3.00%.  In fact,…

Mortgage Rates Are Actually MUCH Higher This Week

Mortgage rates jumped substantially higher today as global markets reacted to yesterday’s Fed announcement.  But that’s really just scratching the surface.  The Fed is a convenient…

Mortgage Rates Little-Changed Ahead of Fed Day

By the end of last week, mortgage rates moved up to match their highest levels in 2 months.  After a modest recovery yesterday, today’s rates…

Rates at 2-Month Highs Ahead of Fed Week

Mortgage rates ended the week at the highest levels in roughly 2 months as investors moved to the sidelines ahead of next week’s Fed announcement.…