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Mortgage Rates See Highest Jump in Almost a Year: Investor Impact


[Updated: Jun 09, 2021 ] Mar 05, 2021 by Aly J. Yale

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Since reaching a low point in January, mortgage rates have risen by more than 30 basis points, and the impact on purchase demand has been noticeable. While purchase activity remains high, it has cooled off over the last few weeks and is currently on par with early March, prior to the pandemic. However, the rise in mortgage rates over the next couple of months is likely to be more muted in comparison to the last few weeks, and we expect a strong spring sales season.

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