Just when you thought the recent spike in mortgage rates would stop, we are continuing to get worse! Today is the worst day for mortgage rates in the last 3 months! MBS began with small losses and quickly moved lower. Ironically enough, weekly Jobless Claims rose to 268K above the consensus of 255K (you would think this would improve mortgage rates).
Compared to Wednesday's closing, the market has opened with a 0.250 WORSENING to the Points/Credits associated with any given interest rate option. Since this poor opening, we have had a mid-day pricing adjustment, which has made pricing even worse by 0.125 - 0.250 (and it is still early in the day). YUCK!
This daily mortgage interest rate report is designed to provide Borrowers & Real Estate Professionals with factual data regarding where rates are at any given time and what trends are propelling current mortgage pricing on any given day. Feel free to browse the library and research historical rate updates dating back over 2 years at www.JasonGordon.info whenever desired. To make things easier, I have also posted a quick report on How To Read The Charts Below.
Also, make sure to learn THE TOP 10 THINGS TO KNOW ABOUT MORTGAGE RATES (to help understand the relationship between rates & fees/credits) along with THE TRUTH BEHIND MORTGAGE QUOTES (to better understand the relationship between up-front closing costs and mortgage interest rates so you don't get duped by clever advertising campaigns). Remember, we all make better decisions in life when we have the actual facts to analyze...share this report with those whom you care about!
The Mortgage Street Smarts of where mortgage interest rates are going (and why):
The following information is current as of Thursday 12-1-2016 and will help you understand today's best mortgage rates. If you are a Buyer/Borrower who is still on the fence (or if you are a Real Estate Agent attempting to educate your "on the fence" Buyer), please review these trends and secure an historically low interest rate before it is too late.
The market closed Wednesday with a WORSENING to pricing. Wednesday's WORSENING netted a change of 16 basis points (bps).
(Note: Upward activity on these charts is GOOD, downward activity is BAD)
The following chart summarizes today's market activity:
The following chart shows market activity over the past 10 days (hint: green is good, red is bad)
The following chart shows market activity over the past 1 month:
The following chart shows market activity over the past 3 months:
Daily Interest Rate Snapshot (sample of rates from one of the country's largest Lenders...individual pricing will vary based on specific Borrower qualifications).
NOTE: This Lender has quoted a scenario involving a 740+ credit score, 25% down payment, owner occupied, single family residence, with impound account, with a loan amount up to $417,000 to accompany this pricing.
It bears noting that this chart does not necessarily represent today's best mortgage rates.
Beware of relying on Interest Rate Quotes like the one above!
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The above information was compiled and distributed by San Diego Residential Mortgage Specialist, Jason Gordon in an effort to provide transparency regarding true mortgage rate activity and market guidance to consumers and professionals interested in this activity. All Market Commentary is provided via The Mortgage Coach and/or their RateWatch technology software and/or The TBWS Group.
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