Mortgage Rates Finally Find Some Traction

Posted To: Mortgage Rate Watch

After spending the past 5 business days moving higher, mortgage rates finally found their footing today. The improvement came in phases, with today’s first round of rate sheets only marginally better than yesterday’s. Bond markets (which underlie rate movement) surged into stronger territory around 11am as investors pared risk during Trump’s press conference. This allowed most lenders to “reprice,” meaning they send out revised rate sheets with better terms. From the highest levels in nearly 3 weeks yesterday, today’s rates ultimately fell to the lowest levels of the week by the afternoon. 4.25% remains the most prevalent conventional 30yr fixed rate on top tier scenarios, although several lenders moved back down to 4.125%. That means most borrowers will see today’s improvements in the form…(read more)

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Mortgage Rates Finally Find Some Traction
Mortgage Rates Finally Find Some Traction

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