Posted To: Mortgage Rate Watch

It’s no secret that 2021 has been a rough year for mortgage rates so far. They’ve moved higher on all but a few weeks, and exclusively higher if we only count the past 8 weeks (something that hasn’t happened in more than a decade , even though there are a few instances of bigger moves overall). In fact, it was that record-tying streak of “bad weeks” that served as the foundation for hope heading into the current week (as discussed here on Monday). In other words, rates have had such a bad run that they were increasingly due to catch a break. Granted, we still have another day to get through, but as of today, this week is very much on track to break the cycle. Yes, rates are LOWER –not just today, but versus the end of last week as well. That’s an assertion that runs counter to most media coverage…(read more)

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Published On: March 25, 2021 / Categories: Mortgage News /