Pain! US Mortgage Rate Rises To 6.28%, Highest Since November 2008 As Raging Inflation Results In Fed Tightening

Raging US inflation is resulting in Federal Reserve monetary tightening, causing the 30-year US mortgage rate to hit it highest level since November 2008 (the beginning of Fed Quantitative Easing). Bankrate’s 30-year mortgage rate just hit 6.28%, the highest rate in 14 years.

The Biden Administration will be remembered for crippling inflation, the highest in 40 years AND the highest mortgage rate in 14 years.

And with Fed chatter about hiking rates, Dr T (me) predicts pain for the mortgage market.