Fixed mortgage rates hold steady as political, economic concerns fester

fixed-mortgage rates held steady this week, with the averages on both 30- and 15-year loans unchanged following lackluster news on the employment front. The average interest rate on 30-year fixed-rate mortgages remained at 4.57 percent today’s weekly Freddie Mac rate survey, while 15-year loans remained at 3.59 percent.

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A terrorist attack in Spain and political drama in Washington continued to put downward pressure on mortgage rates this week. According to the latest data released Thursday by Freddie Mac, the 30-year.

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Economic growth will slow in 2019, but conditions will help home sales hold steady, with mortgage volume now being projected to rise over 2018, according to Fannie Mae. Housing. The 30-year fixed-rate mortgage remained unchanged for the third consecutive week, according to Freddie Mac, even with political uncertainty affecting the overall.

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Average mortgage rates dropped for the seventh time in the last nine weeks following news from the Federal Reserve of a possible near-term rate cut, according to Freddie Mac. The 30-year fixed-rate mortgage fell to its lowest level since November 2016.

Mortgage rates head back up Redirection comes after falling to yearly lows Washington Post The 30-year fixed-rate average climbed to 4.41 percent, according to figures released Thursday by Freddie.

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The average 30-year fixed rate rose to 6.92 percent from 6.91 percent last week. Mortage Rates Hold Steady.. Low mortgage rates have been credited with pushing up home-buying and producing.

Economy & Politics. The 30-year fixed-rate mortgage averaged 3.75% in the. Fixed-rate mortgages track the 10-year U.S. Treasury note.

Mortgage Rundown: May 30, 2019 U.S. mortgage rates held steady this week, according to Freddie Mac. The 30-year fixed mortgage averaged 4.45 percent for the week ending March 22, essentially unchanged from 4.44 percent the.

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Fixed Mortgage Rates Hold Steady, Remain Near Year’s Lows By Rachel Stults | Jul 24, 2014 Mortgage rates for the most popular U.S. home loans held steady this week to remain near their lows for 2014.