Mortgage Rates Weekly Update for January 15, 2018
Mortgage Rates Update for January 15, 2018 by John R. Thomas with Primary Residential Mortgage, Inc. in Newark, Delaware. Get advice on Locking or Floating your Mortgage Rate to start the week as well as the latest housing and finance news updates. John Thomas is the Branch Manager, a Delaware Loan Officer and the author of the best selling book, Your Guide to Buying Your First Home in Delaware. Call 302-703-0727 for a Rate Quote or Apply Online for Rate Quote
Mortgage Rates moved higher last week as mortgage bonds broke through support and the stock market rallied to new record highs. If you look at the mortgage bond chart below you can see mortgage bonds broke below support on Tuesday with the giant red candle. Bonds were able to find a floor of support on Wednesday and tested the floor again on Friday before recovering. We are recommending FLOATING Your mortgage rate to start the week to see if bonds can rally off the floor of support and move mortgage interest rates lower but if bonds fall below the floor of support, we will quickly switch to a locking stance as mortgage bonds would have a long way to run down before next floor of support.