Mortgage Rates Back Near 2-Month Lows

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Posted To: Mortgage Rate Watch

Mortgage rates moved lower today , generally recovering the losses seen last Friday. This brings many lenders back in line with the lowest levels since November 17th, although last Wednesday (Jan 11) was slightly better on average. There hasn’t been enough volatility to unseat 4.125% as the most prevalent 30yr fixed “note rate” on top tier scenarios. As such, today’s improvement is limited to “effective rates” (which take closing costs into consideration). Heading into the 3-day weekend last week, we discussed the risk that the recent trend toward lower mortgage rates may have run its course, but that we’d need to wait until today to confirm. Today’s improvements keep hope alive. That’s no guarantee that rates will move lower, but at the very least it leaves borrowers with more options . On…(read more)

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