Posts Covering Mortgage Rates

Today’s Mortgage Rates Analysis

Current mortgage rates and mortgage market movement. Today's mortgage rates and mortgage news. Live rate quotes available. News and data provided by MBSQuoteline, a real-time mortgage market data service available to loan officers, real estate agents, and other finance professionals.

When Is The “Perfect” Time To Lock Your Mortgage Rate?

Is there a "best" day, week, or month to lock your rate? Mortgage rate shoppers can find better rates by strategically planning their lock.

Brexit : Elusive 2% Mortgage Rates Are Coming (FHA, VA, USDA, Conventional)

Britain's exit from the EU, or "Brexit" as it has come to be known, could usher in a new era for mortgage rates: 30-year fixed mortgages in the 2s.

Will Your Current Lender Offer The Best Refinance Rate?

Can you refinance with the same lender? Sure, but get quotes from others too. Your current lender may not offer the best rate.

The Best Day Of The Week For Locking Mortgage Rates

Mortgage rates change all day, every day -- but what's the best day to lock something in? Analysis of MBS data, helpful conclusions, plus today's live rates.

Mortgage Rates: This Week, Will The Fed Raise Rates?

The Federal Reserve meets this week and, although the Fed doesn't set mortgage rates, its rhetoric and actions can influence them. Analysis and advice.

Mortgage Rate Forecast For The Last Half Of 2016

Mortgage rates have defied expectations thus far into 2016. What will the back half of the year hold for rates?

Study: Mortgage Consumers Refuse To Shop For Rates

Fewer than 25% of mortgage consumers apply with more than one lender. Know these time-proven strategies to find the best loan and rate for you.

Mortgage Rates Rising Off Freddie Mac’s 3.58% Print

Waiting to find a mortgage rate in the 3s? It's a good time to get one. Analysis of the weekly Freddie Mac survey, plus live rate quotes and expert mortgage rate forecasts.

Do Some States Have Cheaper Mortgage Rates?

Where you live can affect your final mortgage rate. But you can use local factors to your advantage when rate shopping.

2016 Housing: The Falling Costs Of Owning A Home

Mortgage rates dropped again this week. What should you expect to pay for your mortgage, whether fixed-rate or ARM? Analysis & access to today's live rates.

Mortgage Rates At Cheapest Levels Since 3 Years Ago

Mortgage rates are defying expert forecasts, and have just dropped to their lowest levels in since May 2013. Analysis plus mortgage rate float/lock advice.

May 2016 Mortgage Rate Forecast (FHA, VA, USDA & Conv)

Experts said mortgage rates would over 4.5% by now. Instead, they're in the 3s. For May 2016, there are several threats to low rates. Should you lock today?

Freddie Mac: Mortgage Rates Rise For 2nd Straight Week

Mortgage rates rose for the second straight week but remain near the lowest levels of the last 3 years. Is this your last chance to get cheap rate for a purchase, or to do that home loan refinance?

Mortgage Rates This Week: Fed Meeting & More

The Federal Reserve meets this week and, although the Fed doesn't set mortgage rates, its rhetoric and actions can influence them. Analysis and advice.

Freddie Mac: 30-Year Mortgage Rates Drop To 153-Week Low

Freddie Mac reports 30-year mortgage rates dropping for the second straight week, and reaching a new, three-year low. Mortgage rates are down more than 40 basis points (0.40%) from the New Year.

Mortgage Rates: Almost Everything You Want To Know

Know more about mortgage rates, and you'll get a better rate. Understand how rates are made and how to best shop for FHA, VA, USDA, & conventional loans.

Mortgage Rates Just Dropped Most In 66 Weeks; Lowest Since May 2013

Mortgage rates are defying expert forecasts, and have just dropped to their lowest levels in 55 weeks. Analysis of mortgage rates plus float/lock advice.

Don’t Accept Your First Mortgage Rate Quote

Shopping for a mortgage rate is not time consuming, but half of home loan consumers don't do it. They could be missing out on significantly better rates and fees.

Freddie Mac: Mortgage Rates Unchanged At 3.71%

With mortgage rates dropping again, and considerable up-side potential on next month's market, it may be time (finally!) to start that home loan refinance.

2016 Conforming, FHA, & VA Loan Limits

Mortgage loan limits for every U.S. county, as published by Fannie Mae & Freddie Mac, the Federal Housing Administration (FHA), and the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA)