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Mortgage Rates Set to Surge as December Rate Hike Looms

Probability nears 100% for December rate hike after Yellen’s speech November 30, 2017, Kelsey Ramírez, HousingWire.com Mortgage rates dipped slightly this week, but are on the verge of surging up as December’s rate hike looms on the horizon, according to Freddie Mac’s Primary … Continue reading

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Mortgage Rates Again Hit New Low for 2017

But 5-year ARM increases June 1, 2017, Kelsey Ramírez, HousingWire.com Mortgage rates hit a new low in 2017 for the second consecutive week even as the rate for five-year adjustable-rate mortgages increased. “The 30-year mortgage rate remained relatively flat, falling one basis point … Continue reading

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Mortgage Rates Edge Lower

Associated Press, September 9th, 2016 Long-term US mortgage rates edged lower this week.  As rates remain at historically low levels, homeowners taking advantage of the chance to refinance their mortgages have pushed up refinancing activity.  Mortgage giant Freddie Mac said … Continue reading

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5 Ways to get the Lowest Mortgage Rate Right Now

Take these steps for success with lenders September 2, 2016, Peter Miller. HousingWirel.com If you want to finance or refinance a mortgage, it’s hard to think of a better time than right now. The marketplace is flooded with money and mortgage rates are … Continue reading

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30-Year Mortgage Rate Inches Down

Erased last week’s uptick August 18, 2016, Kelsey Ramírez, HousingWire.com Just before the release of the minutes of the Federal Open Market Committee July meeting, interest rates changed very little, inching down only slightly. “For eight consecutive weeks mortgage rates have … Continue reading

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Winning: Mortgage Rates Look Good for Spring Buying Season

The Real Estate Book, March 24th, 2016 Mortgage rates moved higher for the second week in a row, while also only posting the second increase this year. This makes mortgage rates very attractive for the upcoming spring home buying season, … Continue reading

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Mortgage Rates Tick Down Slightly to 4%

Freddie sees positive in housing market Trey Garrison, June 18, 2015, HousingWire.com Average fixed mortgage rates moved lower from the previous week’s new highs for 2015 while housing data was generally positive, according to the latest fromFreddie Mac. The 30-year fixed-rate … Continue reading

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