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Items Tagged with 'mortgage rates'


Freddie Mac: Mortgage rates fall to new lows

Oil prices keep rates down
Brena Swanson
Mortgage rates remained on their downward trajectory and hovered around the lowest levels since May 2013.
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Why right now is the perfect recipe for more mortgage lending

Rates, employment, mortgage products all boosting housing
Brena Swanson
The refinance and purchase market are being set up for a strong start to 2015. Between low interest rates and new low down payment products, both exiting homeowners and first-time buyers should take a look at these reasons to reassess their housing situation.
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Freddie Mac: Housing to get boost in 2015 but it won’t last

Expect 4% rates through the middle of 2015
Trey Garrison
Freddie Mac says it expects mortgage rates to hover around 4% through mid-2015, and while there are some of the positive tailwinds buoying the economy at the start of the year, some may not stick around for long. Here’s why.
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Freddie Mac: Mortgage rates drop again

Three weeks of straight declines
Brena Swanson
Mortgage rates dropped for the third consecutive week as oil prices plummeted and long term treasury yields continued to drop despite a strong employment report.
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Guardian Mortgage: 4 bold predictions for housing

The future of home prices, foreclosures, credit standards
Marcus McCue
While the industry said goodbye to 2014, it may not have said goodbye to rising home prices or loosening credit standards. Here are Guardian Mortgage's predictions for what will stay, what will leave and what will change in 2015.
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Freddie Mac: Mortgage rates begin 2015 at record lows

Global concerns keep rates down
Brena Swanson
Mortgage rates continued their downward trajectory into 2015 as concerns about the global economy kept bond yields and rates lower.
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But don’t expect mortgage rates to go as high as 5% in 2015
Trey Garrison expects movement sooner than others, but not as much of an increase as most. Here’s why.
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Think our mortgage rates are low? Try England

HSBC offering 1.29% interest rate
Ben Lane
If you aren't quite satisfied with a sub-4% interest rate, check out what one lender is offering in England. Try 1.29%. Yes, you read that right. 1.29%.
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Freddie Mac: Mortgage rates end 2014 below 4%

Slightly edge up for the week
Brena Swanson
Mortgage rates remained low toward the end of the year, and although rates slightly increased this week, they still came in below 4%.
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FHFA: Mortgage interest rates fall in November

Sink to 4%
Brena Swanson
Mortgage interest rates dropped across the board in November, according to the Federal Housing Finance Agency’s latest mortgage report.
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