Mortgage rates were unchanged for many lenders today which is utterly and completely shocking given the other market developments that tend to coincide with rates moving lower. Specifically, stocks tanked and 10yr Treasury yields plummeted to the lowest levels since September 2016. For anyone under the impression that 10yr yields dictate the direction of mortgage rates without exception, it's high time to reassess that worldview. The bottom line is that rates are doing an absolutely terrible job of keeping pace with the rally in the broader bond market. The "Temporary Note on Mortgage Rate Inconsistency" below will be informative in that regard.
MortgageNewsDaily.com2019-08-14T16:31:00-06:00August 14th, 2019|