Mortgage Rates Update: February 2nd, 2023
For the week ending 2.2.23 Mortgage rates DECREASED 4bp to 6.32%.
For a $100,000 loan, the monthly payment DECREASED by $3 to $ 620/ mo or $. 09/ day
While mortgage rates DECREASED 4bp , 10 Year Treasury rates DECREASED 9bp . The net difference resulted in a decrease of 5bp in the spread to 292bp. With the historical spread being 168 there now exists a “safety cushion” of 124bp above the historical spread.
The historic spread between the 10 Year Treasury and mortgage rates is 168pb (see green line, right axis) and currently there is 124bp above the historical norm. For this spread to return to the historical norm, either mortgage rates will decrease further or 10 Year Treasury rates will increase.