March 2022

Mortgage rates are based on movement in the bond market, and as of the middle of this week, bonds had lost a good amount of ground every day for 8 straight days. With that, the average 30yr fixed rate officially hit its highest level in 3 years. That happened on the same day that the Federal Reserve hiked rates for the first time since 2018, but is there a connection?
Source: Kevin Litwicki MBSLIVE
Highest Mortgage Rates in 3 Years After Fed Hikes, But Is There a Connection?

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