Are mortgage rates still going down?
The prolonged low mortgage rates have offered some financial relief to homebuyers in the hot housing market during the past year, but that trend is not expected to last long into 2022. In fact, mortgage rates have steadily climbed from 2.67% in January 2021 to 3.12% by mid-December.
Should you refinance your mortgage when interest rates drop?
Refinancing your mortgage can be a smart financial decision if you’re able to reduce your interest rate and lower your monthly payments with a new home loan. However, there are a few important things to think about before you refinance.
Are mortgage interest rates going up or down?
“Mortgage rates have already gone up to reflect the Fed’s unwinding of its mortgage portfolio and its plans to raise the federal funds rate. If rates go up more it will be because inflation remains out of control. But if the Fed does get a hold of inflation, it’s possible rates could go down moderately. We’ll have to wait and see.”
Will mortgage rates keep dropping?
Will mortgage rates keep dropping? The short answer is, likely not. In fact, mortgage rates had already ticked back up slightly by the time Freddie Mac’s data was released. Keep in mind that…