Posts Covering Mortgage Rates

How Much Do Mortgage Lenders Make On Your Mortgage Loan?

How much do mortgage lenders make on a home loan? Probably not as much as you think. However, there are ways for you to put less money in lenders' pocket, and keep more in yours.

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.

Mortgage Rates Hit 72-Week High: Freddie Mac

Despite recent jumps, mortgage rates are still half their historical average. Home buyers and refinancing households are not yet priced out of the market.

December 2016 Mortgage Rates Forecast (FHA, VA, USDA, Conventional)

December will remain volatile for mortgage rates, with the Fed meeting, Jobs Report, and news about the incoming administration. What to watch for this month.

A Special Holiday Gift: Low Refinance Mortgage Rates

Low refinance mortgage rates might make the best holiday gift -- for yourself. And the savings you get might cover your generosity to others during this time of year.

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.

6 Leading Mortgage Rate Predictions For 2017

Everyone is asking where mortgage rates will be in 2017. We looked at 6 of the most credible sources and averaged the results for the most accurate mortgage rate forecast possible.

What Happens To Home Buying Power As Rates Rise?

Home buyers often watch the price of homes, but that's just half the equation. Mortgage rates could affect affordability even more.

17th Worst Week For Mortgage Rates In History; Biggest Jump In 41 Months

Mortgage rates jumped faster than any time in the last 177 weeks. Are there still mortgage rate "deals" available for consumers?

Post-Election Era: 4% To Become “New Normal” For Mortgage Rates

Mortgage rates have enjoyed a record run in the 3s. Now, rates appear to be entering a new phase, where 3% rates become very hard to find.

Mortgage Rates Are Way, Way Higher After Trump Wins Historic Election

Election results are pushing mortgage rates higher -- much higher. Why 30-year fixed rates may have just entered a "new normal" range near 4%.

Current Mortgage Rates Approach 7-Month High After Trump Wins Election

Mortgage rates are on the rise in response to unexpected election results. Your mortgage rates strategy today.

Election Day: How Much Mortgage Rates Could Change After Tuesday

Mortgage rates shift quickly on important news. There is perhaps no bigger news in 2016 than the presidential election. How the results could affect mortgage rates today.

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.

Freddie Mac: Mortgage Rates Hit 19-Week High

Freddie Mac reports a national average rate of 3.54%. Why rates went higher this week, plus what to expect in 2017.

November 2016 Mortgage Rates Forecast (FHA, VA, Conventional)

November could be one of the wildest rides for mortgage rates so far in 2016. The presidential race, Fed meeting, and a slough of rate-affecting news could start moving markets now.

This Week, Will The Fed Raise Rates, Or Hold?

The Federal Reserve meeting adjourns Wednesday and, although the Fed doesn't set mortgage rates, its rhetoric and actions can influence them. Analysis and advice.

Insider’s Guide To: Predicting And Forecasting Mortgage Rates

Want to lock a low mortgage rate? It helps to know how mortgage interest rates work. Be a better shopper. Learn how to predict today's mortgage rates.

Mortgage Rates Rising Off Freddie Mac’s 3.47% Print

Freddie Mac reports a national average rate of 3.47%. Why rates are actually higher today, plus what to expect in coming weeks.

With Mortgage Rates In The 3s, It Still Pays To Shop

Mortgage rates are in the 3s, but that doesn't mean you should skip rate shopping. Get an even lower rate with time-proven rate shopping methods.

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)