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Mortgage Rates News
Mortgage apps decline as rates hit the highest level in six months HW+May 31, 2023
Higher mortgage rates caused by the debt ceiling drama and resilient inflation reduced demand for home loans last week.
Leaders struck a debt ceiling deal. What it means for mortgages HW+May 30, 2023
Home prices accelerated in March even as mortgage rates climbed HW+May 30, 2023
Housing Market Tracker: Mortgage rates over 7% HW+May 28, 2023
Mortgage apps decline as rates hit the 7% mark HW+May 24, 2023
Homebuilders are taking advantage of low existing inventory HW+May 23, 2023
Housing Market Tracker: A wild week for rates HW+May 21, 2023