Mortgage Rates Down to 2-Week Lows After GDP

Mortgage rates enjoyed another strong day, falling to the best levels in exactly 2 weeks. Rates were actually set to move higher early this morning, but a much weaker-than-expected reading on Q2 GDP helped drive demand for bonds. Better buying pushes bond prices higher and rates lower. The strength in bond markets gave lenders the peace of mind needed in order to offer even better terms than yesterday. The most prevalent conventional 30yr fixed rate is quickly returning to 3.375% on top tier scenarios. Next week brings important economic data, including the big jobs report on Friday. The overall tone of that data should help determine whether rates will continue building on the past 2 days o…
Mortgage Rates Newsletter – Market Analysis

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