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Bankrate: Mortgage Rates Are at a Low for 2017

Posted by Michael Bates on August 31, 2017

According to’s weekly national survey, mortgage rates fell to their lowest level of the year, with the benchmark 30-year fixed mortgage rate now at 3.97%. This is the first time the rate has been below 4% since last November. [Read More]

30-Year Fixed Now At Its Lowest Level Since November

Posted by Michael Bates on August 25, 2017

Freddie Mac says the 30-year fixed-rate mortgage (FRM) averaged 3.86% with an average 0.5 point for the week ending Aug. 24, 2017, which is the lowest rate since Nov. 10, 2016. A year ago at this time, the 30-year FRM [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]