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Mortgage Rates Rise Gently From 7-Month Lows

Financial markets are still reeling from political headlines that first began circulating on Tuesday afternoon. While stock markets made a reasonable attempt to retrace yesterday’s big move lower, bond markets weren’t as interested. Fortunately, that means mortgage rates moved modestly higher, leaving … Continue reading

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Rates Respond to Political Scandal by Plummeting to 2017 Lows

Mortgage rates surged significantly lower today, as a part of a broad-based market movement following a political scandal that began taking shape yesterday afternoon.  You can choose your preferred media outlet to digest all of the details, but the issue surrounds … Continue reading

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Mortgage Rates Back at 2-Week Lows

Compared to yesterday, mortgage rates are either a little bit higher or lower depending on the lender at the moment.  On average, they’ve inched just past last Friday’s levels, meaning they’re the lowest in 2 weeks. As nice as that sounds, … Continue reading

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7 Easy Ways To Improve Your Credit Score

A credit score is perhaps one of the most important indicators of your financial past and can affect everything from your ability to take out a mortgage or credit card to your ability to switch over your energy supplier. Through … Continue reading

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Mortgage Rates Mostly Hold Last Week's Gains

Mortgage rates were steady to slightly higher today, largely maintaining the improvements seen last week.  Underlying financial markets were calm and very few lenders adjusted rate sheets during the day. Last week’s gains happened all at once on Friday.  They fully … Continue reading

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Rates Surge Lower After Downbeat Economic Data

Most of the movement in mortgage rates had been slow, steady, and generally unfriendly in recent weeks.  Today was a stark exception as rates surged significantly lower (relative to their recent range) following weaker-than-expected economic data. Weak economic data tends to help … Continue reading

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Mortgage Rates Leak to 1-Month Highs

It’s been slow and steady, to be sure, but mortgage rates finally inched their way up to the highest levels in more than a month today, depending on the lender.  Some rate sheets were in line with April 9/10th levels while … Continue reading

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Guarantor Loans are of Great Help when your Applications are Rejected Due to Bad Credit

Poor credit is often the primary cause of all hassles that you experience while applying for a loan. You may find a simple way out in the form of Guarantor loans. Certain lending institutions yield a customized solution for all … Continue reading

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Mortgage Rates Moved Higher This Afternoon

Mortgage rates were steady to slightly higher again today, making it the 13th out of the past 16 business days without an improvement.  The situation was more palatable earlier this morning and quite a few lenders were actually in better territory … Continue reading

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Mortgage Rates Continue Slow Trend Higher

Mortgage rates haven’t necessarily moved higher every day recently.  For instance, yesterday’s rates were unchanged versus last Friday’s.  But the general trend has unquestionably been toward higher rates.  In fact, rates have only moved lower on 3 out of the past … Continue reading

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