Mortgage Rates Quickly Approach 2-Year Highs

Mortgage rates move abruptly higher today, bringing the average lender very close to the highest levels in more than 2 years. As it stands, rates are officially at 17-month highs, with June 26th, 2015 being the last day where rates were any higher. Prior to that, we’d have to go back to September 2014 to see anything higher. To give you an idea of how close we are to that dubious distinction, there are already some lenders whose rates are worse than June 2015’s. It’s only when we look at the broader average that we’re “not quite there yet.” Labels and statistics aside, rates are qualitatively in bad shape–relative to where they had been, at least. Several lenders who had been quoting 4.125%…
Mortgage Rates Newsletter – Market Analysis

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