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Freddie Mac’s PMMS only covers purchase mortgages. In addition, the PMMS looks at rates from the first three days of the week from lender websites, while the MBA survey covers the rates on apps collected over the prior full week. Optimal Blue data is calculated using actual locked rates with consumers across 35% of all mortgage transactions nationwide.
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Mortgage Rates News
Low inventory a challenge to housing market as rates decline HW+Mar 30, 2023
Mortgage rates declined for the third consecutive week, sparking hope for a good spring buying season, but low inventory levels continue to be a challenge for the housing market.
Home-price growth continued to slow to start 2023 HW+Mar 28, 2023
Housing Market Tracker: Mortgage rates and inventory fall together HW+Mar 26, 2023
Warehouse lenders facing fallout from industry woes HW+Mar 23, 2023
With mortgage rates dropping, the conforming and jumbo loan spread narrows HW+Mar 23, 2023
New home sales climb in February for the third straight month HW+Mar 23, 2023
Why industry watchers expect mortgage rates to fluctuate in coming weeks HW+Mar 22, 2023
VA makes major change to America’s most underutilized mortgage program HW+Mar 22, 2023