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Mortgage Rates Face Volatility Thanks to an Old Friend

Mortgage rates didn’t do much today, but risks are increasing that movement will be more brisk in the coming business days.  Blame European politics–specifically: Brexit. This isn’t…

Mortgage Rates Little-Changed Near Recent Highs

Mortgage rates improved modestly today, depending on the lender.  Some lenders moved rates higher yesterday due to deterioration in the bond market.  Others simply planned to adjust…

Mortgage Rates Turn Higher After a Strong Start

Mortgage rates ended higher for the 4th straight business day on Tuesday, but that wasn’t necessarily destined to be the case this morning.  After last week’s US/China…

Big Jump in Mortgage Rates This Week

Mortgage rates moved higher from Wednesday through the end of the week.  Thursday and Friday were especially abrupt as financial markets hurried to get in position for…

Mortgage Rates Back in Line With Recent Lows

Mortgage rates were slightly lower today despite some volatility in the underlying bond market.  Rates have generally been moving lower recently, but the trend of improvement looked…

Mortgage Rates Might be Hitting Some Resistance

Mortgage rates moved lower every week for the past 3 weeks.  They covered a respectable amount of ground during that time and ultimately erased most of September’s…

Mortgage Rates Closing in on Multi-Year Lows

Mortgage rates fell nicely this week with modest to moderate gains throughout.  As I noted yesterday, this runs counter to the week’s average mortgage rate headline,…

Mortgage Rates Definitely Aren't Flat This Week

Mortgage rates are much lower today compared to last Thursday, or any other day last week.  Despite that fact, major news outlets–even those dedicated to the…