Probably Delay, Possible Reversal of FHA Premium Cut; Rates Break Through Ceiling; Construction Bounces Back

Freddie Mac’s weekly mortgage rate survey came out this morning showing the lowest rates in 3 weeks (don’t get excited). This happens due to the survey’s methodology, which unfortunately relies on Monday/Tuesday rates almost exclusively. With lenders closed for business on Monday and with Tuesday legitimately being in line with the lowest rates of the year, Freddie’s headline is perfectly defensible–assuming we’re not talking about yesterday or today. If we are, then things are much worse. After an abrupt increase yesterday, mortgage rates shot higher again today, bringing them even further into the worst territory of the month. In fact, apart from December 14th through 28th, today’s rates are the highest in more than 2 years. Whether this is as dramatic as it sounds depends on your perspective
Probably Delay, Possible Reversal of FHA Premium Cut; Rates Break Through Ceiling; Construction Bounces Back
Probably Delay, Possible Reversal of FHA Premium Cut; Rates Break Through Ceiling; Construction Bounces Back

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