Mortgage Rates Increased 13bp to 6.90% for the Week Ending 2/22/24

For the week ending 2/22/2024, mortgage rates increased 13bp to 6.90%.

For a $100,000 loan, the monthly payment increased $9.00 to $659/mo or $0.29/day.

Mortgage rates increase 13bp, while the 10-Year Treasury rates increased 9bp for the week ending 02/22/2024. The net difference resulted in a 4bp decreased in the spread to 257bp. With the historical spread being 168bp, there now exists a ‘safety cushion’ of 89bp above the historical spread.

The historic spread between the 10 Year Treasury and mortgage rates is 168pb (see green line, right axis) and currently is 89bp above historical norm.

Bill Knudson, Research Analyst LANDCO ARESC