Mortgage Rates Back Into The 3’s After Inflation Report


Posted To: Mortgage Rate Watch

Mortgage rates moved lower today. For many lenders, it was the biggest drop in more than a month and it also brings them to the best levels in roughly a month. Others were more hesitant to make significant updates to today’s rate sheets based on this morning’s strength in bond markets (which underlie mortgage rates). If you’re not seeing much of an improvement compared to yesterday at a specific lender, they’re more likely to pass along that improvement if bond markets continue holding in current territory at the start of next week. Just to be clear on how much improvement you might expect from a day like today, we’re talking about roughly one quarter of 1 percent of the loan amount, expressed in terms of upfront cost. In other words, if your loan is $100k, then your upfront costs would have…(read more)

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