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Current Mortgage Rates for Wednesday, August 23, 2017

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Comments from President Trump about a possible government shutdown if the border wall doesn’t get funded are pushing mortgage rates lower today. The uncertainty is something that investors can’t fully overcome, and has created a somewhat risk-off environment. That means that rates are even closer to 2017 lows. Read on to get the details. Where... View Article

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Current Mortgage Rates for Tuesday, August 22, 2017

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It’s a fairly slow day with not much economic data out. Mortgage rates are up slightly but remain very close to 2017 lows. This is great news for anyone who is on the market for a new home or a refinance. Looking ahead to the rest of the week we start to get more and... View Article

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Current Mortgage Rates for Monday, August 21, 2017

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It’s the start to another week and mortgage rates are basically flat. Looking at the economic calendar for this week there’s nothing that really pops out as a major market moving release. We do get a few reports at the end of the week, along with the Jackson Hole Symposium, but it’s not a guarantee... View Article

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Current Mortgage Rates for Friday, August 18, 2017

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Uncertainty has been the theme of the week. It started with the Fed minutes on Wednesday and continued Thursday with political concerns with the Trump administration. Without a clear path ahead, investors moved more into government bonds pushing Treasury yields and mortgage rates lower. This is good news for anyone who has been thinking about... View Article

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Current Mortgage Rates for Thursday, August 17, 2017

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The minutes from the Federal Reserve’s FOMC meeting a few weeks ago were released yesterday and it revealed that there is definitely some economic uncertainty in the air. With no clear path ahead, investors moved more into government bonds, pushing mortgage rates lower. That trend is continuing today, keeping rates near 2017 lows. Where are... View Article

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Current Mortgage Rates for Wednesday, August 16, 2017

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Mortgage rates are flat right now as there’s not much happening in the markets. There really wasn’t any significant economic data out this morning, but at 2:00pm we will get the minutes from the most recent Federal Reserve’s Federal Open Market Committee meeting. Depending on what kind of tone the minutes take, we could see... View Article

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Current Mortgage Rates for Monday, August 14, 2017

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There are a decent amount of economic reports out this week so we could definitely see some fluctuations in mortgage rates. For now, though, rates are staying fairly steady near 2017 lows. That’s great news for anyone who’s looking to purchase a new home or refinance their current mortgage. Read on for more details. Market... View Article

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Current Mortgage Rates for Friday, August 11, 2017

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We’re seeing a familiar story in the markets today. President Trump sent out another tweet warning North Korea of the consequences for any military action against Guam. That, along with another weak inflation report (CPI), is putting downward pressure on mortgage rates. Find out what this means for borrowers as we head into the weekend.... View Article

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