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  • Writer's pictureGil Kerkbashian

Rates continue to inch up 03/10/2022

Home loan rates officially hit brand-new multi-year highs in February. At the time, you 'd need to go back to the first half of 2019 to see anything higher. With that said holding true, any kind of succeeding day that saw rates relocate any higher was also technically a new multi-year high, even if it wasn't substantially various than those initial highs in late February.

Yesterday was another among those days, just barely, and so is today, just barely.

The underlying bond market weakened as the wider financial market traded on expect de-escalation in Ukraine. I'm not providing a value judgment on whether it makes good sense to hope for de-escalation-- just sharing the method the market traded. Simply put, supply rates as well as bond returns moved higher while oil rates dropped.

Given, the decline in oil prices is actually a good thing for prices (reduced rising cost of living ramifications), but not good enough to offset the upward energy connected with the de-escalation wishes.

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The ordinary lending institution continues pricing quote top tier conventional 30yr repaired prices in the 4.25% community. The average consumer is likely to see today's higher rates in the form of a little higher upfront expenses instead of an actual boost in the note rate.

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