Mortgage Rates End Week at Lows


Posted To: Mortgage Rate Watch

Mortgage rates didn’t move much today, but of the lenders with noticeable differences versus yesterday, most were just slightly lower. That means we’re ending the week at the best levels as rates have battled back against the aggressive uptrend that began in March. While we’re not quite back to the lower rates seen earlier in the month, the average conventional 30yr fixed quote is still well below 4.0 percent, with the average lender at 3.75% on top tier scenarios. In terms of strategy, we’re in a tough spot here. Until the past few days, it was a much easier call to assume that the move higher in rates would continue until we had clear evidence that the move was over. Now the question becomes: is this enough evidence? Analytically speaking, we’re right on the edge when it comes to most mathematical…(read more)

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