Mortgage Rates

What’s Ahead For Mortgage Rates This Week – December 19, 2016

What’s Ahead For Mortgage Rates This Week – December 19, 2016

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Housing news was boosted by the National Association of Home Builders Housing Market Index, which posted its highest readings since July of 2002. In other news, the Federal Reserve’s Federal Open Market Committee voted to raise the federal funds rate and Fed Chair Janet Yellen gave a press conference. Mortgage rates rose and weekly jobless claims fell.