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Freddie Mac: Mortgage Rates Rise For First Time This Year

Posted by Lauren Tyler on January 26, 2017

Mortgage rates rose for the first time in 2017 during the week ended Jan. 26, with the average rate for a 30-year, fixed-rate mortgage (FRM) at 4.19% compared with 4.09% the previous week, according to Freddie Mac’s Primary Mortgage Market Survey. [Read More]

MBA: Mortgage Application Volume Increased 4.0%

Posted by Lauren Tyler on January 25, 2017

Including an adjustment for the Martin Luther King Jr. holiday, mortgage applications increased 4.0% from one week earlier during the week ended Jan. 20, according to the Mortgage Bankers Association’s (MBA) Weekly Mortgage Applications Survey. On an unadjusted basis, total [Read More]

Freddie Mac: Mortgage Rates Shift Upward

Posted by Lauren Tyler on November 10, 2016

Mortgage interest rates increased this week, with the average rate for a 30-year, fixed-rate mortgage (FRM) hitting 3.57%, up from 3.54%, according to Freddie Mac’s Primary Mortgage Market Survey. A year ago at this time, the 30-year FRM averaged 3.98%. During [Read More]

Freddie Mac: Mortgage Rates Hold Steady

Posted by Patrick Barnard on April 21, 2016

Mortgage rates remained largely unchanged near their low mark for 2016 during the week ending April 21, according to Freddie Mac’s Primary Mortgage Market Survey. The average rate for a 30-year, fixed-rate mortgage (FRM) was 3.59%, up only slightly from [Read More]

MBA: Mortgage Application Volume Increased 1.3%

Posted by Patrick Barnard on April 20, 2016

Mortgage application volume increased 1.3% during the week ended April 15, according to the Mortgage Bankers Association’s (MBA) Weekly Applications Survey. Applications for refinances increased 3%, while applications for purchases decreased 1% from one week earlier. On an unadjusted basis, [Read More]

Freddie Mac: Mortgage Rates Reverse Course, Move Lower

Posted by Patrick Barnard on March 28, 2016

Mortgage rates shifted lower for the first time in four weeks during the week ending March 24, with the average 30-year fixed-rate mortgage (FRM) averaging 3.71%, down from the prior week’s 3.73%, according to Freddie Mac’s latest Primary Mortgage Market [Read More]