Mortgage rates didn’t move much today. That’s been the theme for most lenders every day this week. Rarely has an absence of change been so awesome! That’s because rates also happen to be at the lowest.
Fortunately the rate environment today is at historic lows and it is a great time to look for best possible interest rate. How to Compare Mortgage Rates The hardest part of finding the best deal on a mortgage is comparing mortgage packages between different lenders.
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· More than 84 percent of purchase borrowers and 81 percent of refinance borrowers were offered rates below 5 percent last week, according to LendingTree’s weekly.
The Fed Interest Rates United States Fed Funds Rate 1971-2018 | Data | Chart | Calendar. The Federal Reserve kept the target range for the federal funds rate at 1.75 percent to 2 percent during its august 2018 meeting, in line with market expectations. policymakers said the labor market has continued to strengthen and economic activity has been rising at a strong rate,
Mortgage rates rose again today, albeit at a slightly slower clip compared to yesterday. Still, that’s little consolidation considering this is the 4th straight day spent moving in that unfriendly.
Mortgage rates were flat today, which is a victory considering the big jobs report was stronger than expected. Typically, labor market strength–especially when seen in this particular report–is bad.
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Average mortgage rates dropped for the seventh time in the last nine weeks following news from the Federal Reserve of a possible near-term rate cut, according to Freddie Mac. The 30-year fixed-rate mortgage fell to its lowest level since November 2016.
Rate pricing improved about 10 bps in costs at each rate with the Mortgage Backed Security (MBS) market finishing the week up + 9 bps. For well qualified customers, they can obtain a 30 year fixed rate at 3.99% with .75 points (4.15% APR), and a 4.25% with 0 points (4.29% APR).
Currently 30 year fixed rates only went up approximately .4 pts on the price. 30 Year Fixed Loans for a well qualified borrower at 4.25% cost .91 points today. 15 Year Fixed rates went up from 3.25% to 3.375% costing .50 points today. 5/1 ARMs are still available below 3% for less than a point.
If you’ve watched mortgage rates for a long time, you know how unnatural this is. The rate on a mortgage with five full years of locked-in interest expense costs less than the rate on a non-guaranteed floating mortgage with interest risk.