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  • Freddie Mac: Mortgage rates rise for the fourth consecutive week

    The 30-year fixed-rate mortgage averaged 4.20% this week
    Mortgage interest rates have now risen for the fourth consecutive week, according to the latest Freddie Mac Primary Mortgage Market Survey. Freddie Mac Chief Economist Sam Khater said despite the recent rise in mortgage rates, both existing and new home sales continue to show strength.
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  • Freddie Mac: Mortgage rates rise slightly, expected to remain low

    The 30-year fixed-rate mortgage averaged 4.12% this week
    Mortgage rates continued to rise further for the week ending April 11, 2019, according to the latest Freddie Mac Primary Mortgage Market Survey. Freddie Mac Chief Economist Sam Khater said despite the recent rise, mortgage rates are expected to remain low, therefore boosting homebuyer demand in the next few months.
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  • Freddie Mac: Interest rate drop drives mortgage demand to highest level since 2016

    The 30-year fixed-rate mortgage averaged 4.08% this week
    In the week following the largest one-week drop in a decade, mortgage interest rates remained virtually stagnant, according to the latest Freddie Mac Primary Mortgage Market Survey. Freddie Mac Chief Economist Sam Khater said purchase mortgage application demand saw the second highest weekly increase over the last year.
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  • Freddie Mac: Mortgage rates cool as spring's housing market heats up

    The 30-year fixed-rate mortgage averaged 4.28% this week
    Mortgage rates have fallen just as spring home buying season begins to heat up, according to the latest Freddie Mac Primary Mortgage Market Survey. Freddie's Chief Economist Sam Khater said the combination of improving affordability and more inventory than the last few spring selling seasons should lead to improved home sales demand.
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  • Freddie Mac: Mortgage rates decline amid economic uncertainty

    The 30-year fixed-rate mortgage averaged 4.31% this week
    Mortgage interest rates reversed course this week, falling across the board, according to the latest Freddie Mac Primary Mortgage Market Survey. Freddie Mac Chief Economist Sam Khater said mortgage rates declined decisively this week amid various market reports, a strong bond auction and further uncertainty around the Brexit deal, which all contributed to driving bond yields lower.
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  • Freddie Mac: Mortgage rates finally push forward

    The 30-year fixed-rate mortgage averaged 4.41% this week
    After weeks of moderation, mortgage interest rates finally rose, according to the latest Freddie Mac Primary Mortgage Market Survey. Freddie Mac Chief Economist Sam Khater said while mortgage rates very modestly rose this week, they remain below last year's levels for the fourth consecutive week.
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  • Freddie Mac: Mortgage rates hold steady, hinting at favorable spring homebuying season

    Once again, the 30-year fixed-rate mortgage averaged 4.35% this week
    After falling for three consecutive weeks, mortgage rates remained virtually stagnant, according to the latest Freddie Mac Primary Mortgage Market Survey. Freddie Mac Chief Economist Sam Khater said the general decline in rates, combined with rebounding pending home sales, hint at a strong spring homebuying season.
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  • Homebuyers, now might be the time to buy

    Mortgage rates retreat to lowest level since early October
    Mortgage rates declined this week, falling across the board, according to Freddie Mac’s latest Primary Mortgage Market Survey. Freddie Mac Chief Economist Sam Khater said the dip in mortgage rates offers a window of opportunity for potential buyers.
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  • Freddie Mac: Mortgage rates gradually increase

    Stability attributed to economic pressure and subdued wage growth
    Mortgage rates held steady this week, moderately increasing, according to Freddie Mac’s latest Primary Mortgage Market Survey. Freddie Mac Chief Economist Sam Khater said despite recent market volatility, mortgage rates remained steady this week.
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