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Mtg Loan Rate APR
30-yr Fixed 4.47% 4.51%
15-yr Fixed 3.94% 4%
1-yr Adj 3.67% 3.69%
* national averages
Mortgage News:
 
MBS RECAP: Bonds Show Up, Break Stuff, And Then Just Walk Away
4/23/2018 4:16 PM
Posted To: MBS CommentaryHave you ever seen someone randomly do something fairly awful/hurtful/aggressive, offer no explanation or apology, and then just leave the scene? That was essentially what bond markets did today. Friday's already unpleasant weakness was forcibly extended , bringing yields to th...Read More
 
NOW Mortgage Rates Are at 4-Year Highs
4/23/2018 3:49 PM
Posted To: Mortgage Rate WatchMortgage rates moved markedly higher today, officially leaving them at new 4-year highs. The only other time they"ve earned that distinction this year was in February--NOT last week as all the major surveys claimed. To be clear, they were certainly close last week, but the surveys ...Read More
 
Freddie Mac Forecast: Lots of "Ifs" and "Buts"
4/23/2018 1:09 PM
Posted To: MND NewsWireFreddie Mac"s economists say, "The broader economic environment remains favorable for home sales," but they add a lot of caveats to that statement . Sales are holding up so far, despite the increase in mortgage rates, but will that continue? Sales started recovering in 2010, with the aggregate of n...Read More
 
Existing Home Sales Beat Headwinds, Score Small Gains
4/23/2018 9:56 AM
Posted To: MND NewsWireExisting-home sales seemed to have reclaimed their footing, posting their second consecutive gain after two straight months of declines. The National Association of Realtors® (NAR) said March sales of single-family homes, townhomes, condos, and coops rose 1.1 percent compared to February, putti...Read More
 
Events and Webinars; GDP Primer; Rates at 2014 Levels
4/23/2018 8:12 AM
Posted To: Pipeline Press“A billion here, a billion there, pretty soon, you’re talking real money,” was never actually uttered by Illinois politician Everett Dirksen. ("Oh, I never said that. A newspaper fella misquoted me once, and I thought it sounded so good that I never...Read More
 
MBS Week Ahead: 10yr at 3%: The Most Overrated--Possibly Even Meaningless--Ceiling
4/23/2018 8:03 AM
Posted To: MBS CommentaryI'm going to be surly this week about the way the bond market is covered in the financial media. Many of the articles to which I take exception will appear in the live news stream on MBS Live and Mortgage News Daily. They are there for reference and/or "target practice,&qu...Read More
 
MBS RECAP: Bonds Surge to Weakest Levels since 2014
4/20/2018 4:14 PM
Posted To: MBS Commentary10yr yields hit the highest levels in more than 4 years this afternoon as bigger-picture selling pressure looks to be taking the reigns back from the Springtime consolidation that helped rates hold steady-to-slightly lower in March. There are no big, obvious reasons for the sudden ...Read More
 
Mortgage Rates Quickly Approaching 4-Year Highs
4/20/2018 1:18 PM
Posted To: Mortgage Rate WatchLet"s clear one thing up before we begin. Freddie Mac, MBA, and Ellie Mae all noted new 4-year highs in mortgage rates this week. They are all technically wrong. This has to do with the way their data is collected and/or averaged. And while I have no doubt that they are accurately ...Read More
 
Wells Fargo to Face Largest Fine Yet
4/20/2018 8:27 AM
Posted To: MND NewsWireOnce again Wells Fargo is about to pay dearly for its inability to walk the straight and narrow. The Washington Post , under the byline of Renae Merle, is reporting that the bank is about to be hit with the largest penalty of the Trump administration , perhaps as early as today. A settlement, repor...Read More
 
MBS Day Ahead: If Rates Keep Moving Higher, It Could Still Be a Head Fake
4/20/2018 8:20 AM
Posted To: MBS CommentaryRates are in the midst of a serious, threatening move higher. Yesterday brought additional confirmation of the end of the friendly Springtime consolidation trend and it took us one step closer to the highest yields in more than 4 years. The specific reasons for yesterday's weak...Read More




Mortgage News:
 
MBS RECAP: Bonds Show Up, Break Stuff, And Then Just Walk Away
4/23/2018 4:16 PM
Posted To: MBS CommentaryHave you ever seen someone randomly do something fairly awful/hurtful/aggressive, offer no explanation or apology, and then just leave the scene? That was essentially what bond markets did today. Friday's already unpleasant weakness was forcibly extended , bringing yields to th...Read More
 
NOW Mortgage Rates Are at 4-Year Highs
4/23/2018 3:49 PM
Posted To: Mortgage Rate WatchMortgage rates moved markedly higher today, officially leaving them at new 4-year highs. The only other time they"ve earned that distinction this year was in February--NOT last week as all the major surveys claimed. To be clear, they were certainly close last week, but the surveys ...Read More
 
Freddie Mac Forecast: Lots of "Ifs" and "Buts"
4/23/2018 1:09 PM
Posted To: MND NewsWireFreddie Mac"s economists say, "The broader economic environment remains favorable for home sales," but they add a lot of caveats to that statement . Sales are holding up so far, despite the increase in mortgage rates, but will that continue? Sales started recovering in 2010, with the aggregate of n...Read More
 
Existing Home Sales Beat Headwinds, Score Small Gains
4/23/2018 9:56 AM
Posted To: MND NewsWireExisting-home sales seemed to have reclaimed their footing, posting their second consecutive gain after two straight months of declines. The National Association of Realtors® (NAR) said March sales of single-family homes, townhomes, condos, and coops rose 1.1 percent compared to February, putti...Read More
 
Events and Webinars; GDP Primer; Rates at 2014 Levels
4/23/2018 8:12 AM
Posted To: Pipeline Press“A billion here, a billion there, pretty soon, you’re talking real money,” was never actually uttered by Illinois politician Everett Dirksen. ("Oh, I never said that. A newspaper fella misquoted me once, and I thought it sounded so good that I never...Read More
 
MBS Week Ahead: 10yr at 3%: The Most Overrated--Possibly Even Meaningless--Ceiling
4/23/2018 8:03 AM
Posted To: MBS CommentaryI'm going to be surly this week about the way the bond market is covered in the financial media. Many of the articles to which I take exception will appear in the live news stream on MBS Live and Mortgage News Daily. They are there for reference and/or "target practice,&qu...Read More
 
MBS RECAP: Bonds Surge to Weakest Levels since 2014
4/20/2018 4:14 PM
Posted To: MBS Commentary10yr yields hit the highest levels in more than 4 years this afternoon as bigger-picture selling pressure looks to be taking the reigns back from the Springtime consolidation that helped rates hold steady-to-slightly lower in March. There are no big, obvious reasons for the sudden ...Read More
 
Mortgage Rates Quickly Approaching 4-Year Highs
4/20/2018 1:18 PM
Posted To: Mortgage Rate WatchLet"s clear one thing up before we begin. Freddie Mac, MBA, and Ellie Mae all noted new 4-year highs in mortgage rates this week. They are all technically wrong. This has to do with the way their data is collected and/or averaged. And while I have no doubt that they are accurately ...Read More
 
Wells Fargo to Face Largest Fine Yet
4/20/2018 8:27 AM
Posted To: MND NewsWireOnce again Wells Fargo is about to pay dearly for its inability to walk the straight and narrow. The Washington Post , under the byline of Renae Merle, is reporting that the bank is about to be hit with the largest penalty of the Trump administration , perhaps as early as today. A settlement, repor...Read More
 
MBS Day Ahead: If Rates Keep Moving Higher, It Could Still Be a Head Fake
4/20/2018 8:20 AM
Posted To: MBS CommentaryRates are in the midst of a serious, threatening move higher. Yesterday brought additional confirmation of the end of the friendly Springtime consolidation trend and it took us one step closer to the highest yields in more than 4 years. The specific reasons for yesterday's weak...Read More




Today's Rates

Mtg Loan Rate APR
30-yr Fixed 4.47% 4.51%
15-yr Fixed 3.94% 4%
1-yr Adj 3.67% 3.69%
* national averages