U.S. mortgage rates

WASHINGTON | Average US mortgage rates dip; 30-year at 4.52 percent

WASHINGTON  — Long-term U.S. mortgage rates edged slightly lower this week. Mortgage buyer Freddie Mac says the average rate on 30-year, fixed-rate mortgages slipped to 4.52 percent from 4.53 percent last week. Despite the decline in recent weeks, long-term loan rates have been running at their highest levels in seven years. The average benchmark 30-year … Continue reading WASHINGTON | Average US mortgage rates dip; 30-year at 4.52 percent

WASHINGTON | Average US mortgage rates edge up; 30-year at 4.53 percent

WASHINGTON— Long-term U.S. mortgage rates edged higher this week, marking their first increase since early June. Mortgage buyer Freddie Mac says the average rate on 30-year, fixed-rate mortgages ticked up to 4.53 percent from 4.52 percent a week earlier. Despite the decline in recent weeks, long-term loan rates have been running at their highest levels … Continue reading WASHINGTON | Average US mortgage rates edge up; 30-year at 4.53 percent

WASHINGTON | Average US 30-year mortgage rates fall to 4.52 percent

WASHINGTON — Long-term U.S. mortgage rates fell this week, offering a slight degree of relief to would-be homebuyers. Mortgage buyer Freddie Mac says the average rate on 30-year, fixed-rate mortgages dropped to 4.52 percent from 4.55 percent a week ago. Rates have declined in five of the past six weeks. Still, the average rate has … Continue reading WASHINGTON | Average US 30-year mortgage rates fall to 4.52 percent

US long-term mortgage rates fall; 30-year at 4.57 percent

WASHINGTON/June 21, 2018 (AP)(STLRealEstate.News) — Long-term U.S. mortgage rates fell this week, marking their third decline in the past four weeks after increasing last week. Mortgage buyer Freddie Mac said Thursday the average rate on 30-year, fixed-rate mortgages was 4.57 percent, down from 4.62 percent last week. By contrast, the 30-year rate averaged 3.90 percent … Continue reading US long-term mortgage rates fall; 30-year at 4.57 percent

WASHINGTON | US long-term mortgage rates fall; 30-year at 4.57 percent

WASHINGTON (AP) — Long-term U.S. mortgage rates fell this week, marking their third decline in the past four weeks after increasing last week. Mortgage buyer Freddie Mac says the average rate on 30-year, fixed-rate mortgages was 4.57 percent, down from 4.62 percent last week. By contrast, the 30-year rate averaged 3.90 percent a year ago. … Continue reading WASHINGTON | US long-term mortgage rates fall; 30-year at 4.57 percent

US long-term mortgage rates jump; 30-year at 4.62 percent

WASHINGTON/June 14, 2018 (AP)(STLRealEstate.News) — Long-term U.S. mortgage rates jumped this week after two straight weeks of declines, reaching their second-highest level this year. Against a backdrop of rising interest rates in the economy, long-term loan rates have been running at their highest levels in seven years. And the Federal Reserve on Wednesday raised its … Continue reading US long-term mortgage rates jump; 30-year at 4.62 percent

US average mortgage rates fall; 30-year at 4.56 percent

WASHINGTON/May 31, 2018 (AP)(STLRealEstate.News) — Long-term U.S. mortgage rates fell this week, breaking a steady climb that pushed them to their highest levels in seven years. Mortgage buyer Freddie Mac says the average rate on 30-year, fixed-rate mortgages was 4.56 percent, down from 4.66 percent last week. Amid the peak home buying season, the average … Continue reading US average mortgage rates fall; 30-year at 4.56 percent