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Rates Are Better Today, But Not Back to 1-Year Lows

Mortgage rates recovered today after rising to the highest levels in a week as of yesterday.  The improvement followed a much-weaker-than-expected Retail Sales report–something investors have been…

Highest Mortgage Rates in a Week After Today's Move

Mortgage rates hadn’t changed much over the past few business days, even though they arguably should have moved a bit higher yesterday.  That made today’s adjustment slightly…

How The Shutdown Is Affecting Mortgage Rates

Mortgage rates were roughly unchanged yet again today, although the average lender was charging microscopically higher fees compared to yesterday.  The key ingredient in today’s market movement…

Low Rates Unfazed by a Bit of Market Weakness

Mortgage rates held their ground fairly well today, despite the fact that underlying bond markets were weaker.  Bond market weakness is associated with higher interest rates,…

Mortgage Rates End Week at Lows

Mortgage rates may not be quite as low as they were on January 31st, but they nonetheless managed to end at the lowest levels of this…

Big Day For Mortgage Rates

Thursday plays host to vastly more mortgage rate articles than any other day of the week.  This has to do with the regular weekly release of…

Mortgage Rates Fall Back Toward Long-Term Lows

Mortgage rates moved lower for the second straight day after rising moderately on Friday and Monday.  This brings the average lender to the second lowest levels in…

Mortgage Rates Making a Case For Remaining in Recent Range

Mortgage rates stabilized today, after moving higher somewhat quickly following several strong economic reports on Friday.  If you’d like to revisit the relationship between economic data and…

Mortgage Rates Give Back Yesterday's Improvement

Mortgage rates fell significantly yesterday, extending a reaction to the Federal Reserve’s announcement and press conference from Wednesday.  The Fed was essentially much more concerned with risks…