Mortgage rates climbed to their highest point in four months this week, rising to pre-Brexit levels.
When Britain voted to withdraw from the European Union in late June, home-loan rates went into a summer swoon. Lately, they have begun to rebound.
But their ascent may be short-lived. With the bond market leveling off this week, mortgage rates may settle in.
Bankrate.com, which puts out a weekly mortgage-rate-trend index, found that more than two-thirds of the experts it surveyed think rates will remain relatively unchanged in the coming week, meaning they will move less than plus or minus two basis points. (A basis point is 0.01 percentage points.)
According to the...