4.55 percent

WASHINGTON | US key mortgage rate steady at 4.55 percent

WASHINGTON — The key long-term U.S. mortgage rate held steady this week, providing a lure for potential homebuyers as the spring buying season goes forward. Mortgage buyer Freddie Mac said Thursday the average rate on 30-year, fixed-rate mortgages was 4.55 percent, unchanged from last week. The benchmark rate rose steadily for most of April, reaching … Continue reading WASHINGTON | US key mortgage rate steady at 4.55 percent