Interest rates for home loans increased slightly during this week. According to an article in Market Watch, 30-year fixed rate loans averaged 4.12%, up from 4.08%. The 15-year fixed rate loan was 3.60%, up from 3.56%. The the complete article at https://www.marketwatch.com/story/mortgage-rates-tick-up-as-the-spring-selling-season-hangs-in-the-balance-2019-04-11.
The article contains a useful chart that illustrates the interest rate on 30-year fixed-rate loans, from 2002 to the present. Loan rates are still extremely attractive! Given increasing worries among investors about slowing economies worldwide — and a likely recession in the near future — my guess is that interest rates are not going to increase significantly if at all this year.