Daily Newsletter: Rates Avoid More Dire Outcomes; Must be China; CPI is the new NFP (Sometimes)

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30 Year Fixed
4.15% +0.01
15 Year Fixed
3.48% +0.02
10YR Treasury
2.55% +0.0131
FNMA 30YR 3.5
101.94 -0.09
FNMA 15YR 2.5
101.45 -0.05
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Friday January 12, 2018
Mortgage Rate Watch – 8:00PM
Mortgage Rates Avoid More Dire Outcomes After Inflation Report
Mortgage rates caught a break yesterday by moving lower for the first time this week. They arguably caught a break again today by not moving any higher than they did. Underlying bond …
MBS Commentary – 7:58PM
MBS RECAP: China Must be Buying
I laughed out loud today–something I rarely do when reading typed words–after MBS Live cornerstone Sung Kim quipped “thank God China is buying today!” This joke works on so many levels …
Pipeline Press – 9:14AM
Broker News; Mergers/Acquisitions; Guild to Buy Cornerstone
Plenty of people tell me that I’m “long in the tooth.” (A way of gauging a horse’s age.) Tooth? Thanks to Emily W. for sending in something that all of us have …
MBS Commentary – 8:34AM
MBS Day Ahead: CPI is the New NFP, Sometimes
A majority of market participants (or their mentors) were steeped in the extraordinary inflation/rate volatility of the late 70’s and early 80’s. As the recovery from the financial …

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Today’s Rates

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Rate Change
Current Mortgage Rates »
What are best-execution rates?
30 Yr FRM 4.15% +0.01
15 Yr FRM 3.48% +0.02
FHA 30 Year Fixed 3.80% +0.05
Jumbo 30 Year Fixed 4.30% +0.01
5/1 Yr ARM 3.22% +0.01

Average Mortgage Rates

Rate Points Change
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15 Yr. Fixed 3.45% 1.22 -0.02
30 Yr. Fixed 4.14% 1.32 -0.01
MBA ** hdr_arrow.png
30 Yr. Fixed 4.06% 0.38 -0.05
15 Yr. Fixed 3.34% 0.38 -0.02
30 Yr. Jumbo 3.96% 0.20 -0.04
30 Yr. FHA 3.98% 0.35 -0.04
5/1 ARM 3.14% 0.31 -0.12
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Current Mortgage Rates »
* FHFA averages are updated monthly.
** Mortgage Bankers Association (each Wednesday) and Freddie Mac (each Thursday) averages are updated weekly.
30 Yr. Fixed 3.99% 0.50 +0.04
15 Yr. Fixed 3.44% 0.50 +0.06
1 Yr. ARM 2.68% 0.20 +0.01
5/1 Yr. ARM 3.46% 0.40 +0.01

Secondary Markets

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Price Change
30YR FNMA 3.0 99.19 -0.11
30YR FNMA 3.5 101.94 -0.09
30YR GNMA 3.0 100.44 0.00
30YR GNMA 3.5 102.98 +0.02
15YR FNMA 3.0 101.45 -0.05
15YR FNMA 2.5 99.39 -0.05
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Yield Change
Current MBS / Treasury Prices »
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2 YR 2.0017% +0.0211
5 YR 2.3465% +0.0223
10 YR 2.5498% +0.0131
30 YR 2.8523% -0.0150
Prices as of: 1/12/2018 5:06PM EST


This information is not an advertisement to extend consumer credit as defined by Section 226.2 of Regulation Z. This is not an offer to enter into an agreement regarding interest rates. The rates quoted do not include discount points, origination points, or loan level risk based price adjustments. Rates and terms are subject to change without notice.
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