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.

Freddie Mac: Mortgage Rates Pull Back From 33-Month High

30-year mortgage rates descend from 2.5-year highs. Consumers are now looking at 15-year fixed and 5-year ARM loans for rates in the 3s.

Freddie Mac: First Time In 10 Weeks Mortgage Rates Have Dropped

30-year mortgage rates descend from 2.5-year highs. Consumers are now looking at 15-year fixed and 5-year ARM loans for rates in the 3s.

Rising Mortgage Rates? Don’t Fall For That Myth

Rising mortgage rates don't have to scare you. Here's how to deal with them.

January 2017 Mortgage Rates Forecast (FHA, VA, USDA, Conventional)

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

Mortgage Rate Surveys: Where Are Today’s “Real” Mortgage Rates?

There are tens of mortgage rate surveys online, and they all show different interest rates. Which are the best, and which should you ignore?

15-Year Mortgage Rates Are Now Higher Than 30-Year Rates Were Just Weeks Ago

30-year mortgage rates continue to rise, but "deals" can still be had with 15-year fixed and adjustable-rate loans.

Near-Certain Fed Hike Could Send Mortgage Rates Lower

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.

Are Mortgage Rates Primed For Free Fall?

Mortgage rates have risen very far, very fast. Mortgage rate shoppers could be pleasantly surprised by a coming "reverse correction".

Rising Mortgage Rates Light A Fire Under Home Buyers

Rising rates are taking their toll on the U.S. home buyer. Home shoppers are buying up property as quickly as it comes on-market as costs jump.

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.

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%.

2017 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)