Categories for Mortgage Rate Trends and Analysis

Current Mortgage Rates for Friday, February 5, 2016

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Happy Friday, and welcome to the TMS current mortgage rates blog. There’s some economic data out today, but first, your mortgage rate forecast/advice. Where are mortgage rates going? The Labor Department released the January jobs report this morning, and it showed that the U.S. economy added 151,000 jobs last month, which is significantly lower than... View Article

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Current Mortgage Rates for Thursday, February 4, 2016

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Welcome to the TMS mortgage rates blog. There’s some economic data out today, but first, your mortgage rate forecast/advice. Where are mortgage rates going? The Freddie Mac Primary Mortgage Market Survey (PMMS) is out today and it’s showing that mortgage rates have now been on the decline for five straight weeks. The 30-year fixed rate... View Article

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Current Mortgage Rates for Wednesday, February 3, 2016

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Welcome to the TMS mortgage rates blog. There’s some economic data out today, but first, your mortgage rate forecast/advice. Where are mortgage rates going? Mortgage rates are still at levels that basically nobody thought they would be at, which speaks to their unpredictable nature. Where they go from here is still hard to say. Foreign... View Article

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Current Mortgage Rates for Tuesday, February 2, 2016

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Bonds rallied overnight, and that rally continues this morning.  As far as I can tell, this is mostly a reaction to a sell-off in equities.  Stocks are selling off at least in part due to a reversal in oil prices, which are falling after rallying for a few days.  Yields on 10-year Treasuries are currently... View Article

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Current Mortgage Rates for Monday, February 1, 2016

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Right now yields on mortgage bonds are close to unchanged, and mortgage rates are approximately flat.  Last week mortgage rates improved a little bit, and hit lows not seen since last October.  Freddie Mac’s Primary Mortgage Market Survey – from last Thursday –  showed the average rate on a 30-year fixed-rate mortgage to be 3.79% with... View Article

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Current Mortgage Rates for Friday, January 29, 2016

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Happy Friday everyone, and welcome to the TMS mortgage rates blog. There’s some economic data out today, but first, your mortgage rate forecast/advice. Where are mortgage rates going? According to Freddie Mac’s Primary Mortgage Market Survey, mortgage rates have now gone down for four weeks in a row. The survey has the 30-year fixed at... View Article

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Current Mortgage Rates for Thursday, January 28, 2016

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Welcome to the TMS mortgage rates blog. There’s some economic data out today, but first, your mortgage rate forecast/advice. Where are mortgage rates going? The Federal Reserve made no surprise moves yesterday, keeping the federal funds rate unchanged at 0.25-0.5 percent. There was hope for even the slightest bit of forward guidance on when the next... View Article

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Current Mortgage Rates for Wednesday, January 27, 2016

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Welcome to the TMS mortgage rates blog. There’s some economic data out today, but first, your mortgage rate forecast/advice. Where are mortgage rates going? It’s been a terrible month for economies everywhere. Whether or not they show it, the Federal Reserve board members must be somewhat surprised to find themselves in the position they’re in... View Article

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