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Mortgage Rates Slightly Lower Ahead of Fed

Posted To: Mortgage Rate Watch

Mortgage rates fell modestly today, but remained well inside the narrow range that’s been intact for more than a week. For most lenders, that means conventional 30yr fixed quotes of 4.0-4.125% on top tier scenarios. Most borrowers will continue to see day-to-day changes in the form of minor adjustment to upfront costs. Narrow ranges in financial markets speak to indecision or an unwillingness to take too much of a stand ahead of potentially important developments. In the case of the current narrow range (which affects stocks as well as bonds), markets may be waiting for one of several big-ticket events in the coming days. The most immediate possibility is tomorrow’s Fed announcement. While the Fed isn’t expected to raise rates at this meeting, traders will nonetheless be scouring the verbiage…(read more)

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Source: Mortgage News Daily

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