Mortgage rates jump to a six-week high

During the week ended September 13, 2018, the average rate on a 30-year fixed-rate conventional mortgage jumped to 4.60% with an average 0.5 point, a six-week high and up from 4.54% the week before. Compared with a year ago, the rate is up significantly from 3.78%.

I hate to be the bearer of bad news, but as you might expect, mortgage rates are expected to move higher over the next few years. This isn’t a surprise, given their current historically low levels. But because a 30-year mortgage rate in the high 3% range has become the new normal, some might get sticker shock.

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Mortgage Rates Jump Sharply Higher this Week Mortgage rates are sharply higher this week, following U.S. Treasury yields higher. average 30 year mortgage rates increased almost 30 basis points since the election. 30 year rates are up from 3.49 percent last week before the election to 3.77 percent today.

The rate for a jumbo 30-year fixed-rate mortgage rose from 4.27% to 4.44%, also a three-year high. The average interest rate for a 15-year fixed-rate mortgage increased from 3.57% to 3.66%.

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Mortgage rates, which loosely follow the yield on the 10-year Treasury, have been rising for the past few weeks, but are seeing their biggest.

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Generally, a growing economy (inflation) leads to higher mortgage rates and a slowing economy leads to lower mortgage rates. Inflation also greatly impacts home loan rates. If inflation fears are strong, interest rates will rise to curb the money supply, but in times when there is little risk of inflation, mortgage rates will most likely fall.