'Mortgage Rates' articles

Good news for the economy, bad news for mortgage borrowers

June 05th, 2013

Positive news on the economy is spurring rate changes that will require would-be borrowers to check their assumptions....  Read More

The beginning of the end of super-low mortgage rates?

May 29th, 2013

As mortgage rates rise, their next move isn't clear; but an end to super-low mortgage rates seems inevitable....  Read More

Mortgage rates: Turning point or bump in the road?

May 17th, 2013

A recent uptick in mortgage rates may be the start of a trend, or just a bump in the road....  Read More

Easing inflation could signal a new drop in mortgage rates

April 24th, 2013

As mortgage rates react to the latest inflation news, a loan calculator can help you keep track of what these changes mean to your plans....  Read More

Mortgage rates react positively to negative employment news

April 16th, 2013

Homeowners and buyers could get a short-term benefit from economic weakness in the form of lower mortgage rates, but there could be long-term consequences....  Read More

Waiting on mortgage rates to move down?

April 10th, 2013

Significant changes in oil prices and bond yields may signal a new leg downward for mortgage rates....  Read More

Recent news may signal the future of mortgage rates

March 27th, 2013

Mortgage rates reversed direction recently after a sustained rise, but news developments suggest more changes may be in the cards....  Read More

Changing home-buying plans due to rising interest rates?

March 20th, 2013

The recent rise in mortgage rates may force home buyers to change their plans, but there are still some options to consider....  Read More