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Mortgage rates on the move again?

Is political unrest good for rates? The short answer is yes… In times of financial or political unrest, investors tend to move their money from the more volatile risky investments (stocks) to more stable investments such as bonds. A flood of investments into bonds will drive down the yield and mortgage rates tend to move in-step with bond yields. We know emotional investors’ flight-to-safety, will just as quickly move back ...

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