Mortgage Rates Stay Strong to End Quarter

Mortgage rates trickled slightly lower today, technically taking them to another in a string of 3-year lows over the past 2 weeks. The most recent, most noticeable catalyst for the move toward lower rates is the passing of the referendum for the UK to leave the EU (aka “Brexit”). Given the bounce back in stocks since last Friday, it’s tempting to conclude that financial markets have “gotten over” their initial apprehension regarding Brexit. But the bond markets that underly mortgage rate movement haven’t bounced back in the same way. In fact, they haven’t really bounced back at all. Exploring the underlying reasons for rates remaining near all-time lows despite stocks being closer to all-tim…
Mortgage Rates Newsletter – Market Analysis

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