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

Tue, 31 Mar 2020 21:30:00 GMT
mortgage rates, interest rates, bond markets
Mortgage Market is Freaking People Out

There are too many counter-intuitive and frustrating developments in the mortgage market to comprehend all at one time, let alone discuss.  That's not a cop-out as much as it is a favor I'm doing for you.  If we tried to cover all of the nonsensical ground right here, this would become yet another wall of text in this era where they're all too common.  So I'll try to make this pithy and interesting.

The bottom line is that mortgage rates are all over the place, depending on the lender and the loan program.  Lender rates on the same program are farther apart than they've ever been.  Day-to-day and intraday movements are huge and seemingly random.  Whereas mortgage rates typically take a vast majority of their guidance from the trading levels in the mortgage bond market (95%+), the correlation is less than 50% right now.  On many mornings (like today), mortgage bonds say rates should be lower, yet they were unequivocally higher for most lenders.

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Mortgage Calculator

Sales Price: $
Down: %
Interest Rate: %
Term: yrs
Monthly payment: $

Example Rates

Mtg Loan    Rate  
30-yr Fixed 4.00%
15-yr Fixed 3.25%
5-yr Adj 2.625%
* see listing to the left for the latest rates