MEI Appraisal Company, LLC - Mortgage Rates and Calculator

MEI Appraisal is a member in good standing with the American Society of Appraisers (ASA).  The ASA and its members keep current of all the associated news and events within the profession.  Below are the recent interest rates along with a simple mortgage calculator for your convienience.

Recent Mortgage Rate Feed

Fri, 18 Jan 2019 20:47:00 GMT
mortgage rates, interest rates, bond markets
Mortgage Rates Nominally Higher Despite Bond Market Warning

Mortgage rates rose gently today.  Most mortgage borrowers (and many mortgage professionals, for that matter) wouldn't be aware of slightly more alarming risks lurking underneath the surface.  Those risks involve the broader bond market from which mortgage-related bonds take their directional cues. 

More simply put, if US Treasuries are improving, mortgage-backed bonds tend to improve as well.  The level of correlation varies though.  For nearly all of 2018, mortgages weren't improving as quickly as the most widely-used rate benchmark: 10yr Treasury yields.  That began to change recently--especially when 10yr yields began moving higher 3 weeks ago.  During that time, we've seen moderate moves higher in 10yr yields met with modest moves higher in mortgage rates.  Today was another one of those days.

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Example Rates

Mtg Loan    Rate  
30-yr Fixed 4.00%
15-yr Fixed 3.25%
5-yr Adj 2.625%
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