Rate Update June 9, 2008
Mortgage rates are unchanged this morning.
A continuation of concerns surrounding inflation is dominating the headlines this morning (and over the weekend). For a review on how inflation impacts mortgage rates please refer to this blog posting.oil prices would reach $150/ barrel this summer. On Sunday the average price for a gallon of gasoline in the US reached $4. Some analysts think gas prices will reach $5.75 in the next 24 months.
Earlier today a Goldman Sachs analysts predicted that
We continue to favor a locking position in the long-run as inflation pressures will likely push mortgage rates higher.
Current Outlook: locking