Mortgage Rates Increasing on Inflation Fears

Mortgage rates have ticked upward over the past few days in response to market activity around the 10-year Treasury Bond. According to, the average interest rate for a 30-year fixed mortgage has increased from 5.00% to 5.39% in just a few days. An article in today’s Wall Street Journal goes so far as to proclaim that “Mortgage Rates Surge, Sap Hopes.” They cite similar interest rate figures from a different source and quote two