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30-Year Mortgage Rate at Recent Lows

For the fifth straight month, information compiled by Freddie Mac shows that mortgage rates continued to fall. As of April 2019, the 30-year FRM – Commitment rate, fell by thirteen basis points to 4.14 percent from 4.27 percent in March. The cycle peak was 4.87 percent in November. The Federal Housing Finance Agency reported that the contract rate for newly-built… Read More ›

30-Year Mortgage Rate Retreats

For the third straight month, information compiled by Freddie Mac shows that mortgage rates continued to fall in February 2019. The 30-year FRM – Commitment rate, fell by nine basis points to 4.37 percent from 4.46 percent in January. The cycle peak was 4.87 percent in November. The Federal Housing Finance Agency reported that the contract rate for newly-built homes,… Read More ›

30-Year Mortgage Rate Falls

For the second straight month, information compiled by Freddie Mac shows that mortgage rates continued to fall in January 2019. The 30-year FRM – Commitment rate, fell by another 17 basis points to 4.46 percent from 4.64 percent in December. The cycle peak was 4.87 percent in November. The Federal Housing Finance Agency reported that the contract rate for newly-built… Read More ›

Mortgage Market Moves

As has been discussed, information compiled by Freddie Mac shows that mortgage rates reversed coursed in December. The 30-year FRM – Commitment rate, which had been increasing since August, fell by 23 basis points to 4.64 percent from 4.87 percent in November. The Federal Housing Finance Agency reported that the contract rate for newly-built homes, inched up two basis points… Read More ›

30-Year Mortgage Rate At The Highest Level In Nearly Eight Years

Information compiled by Freddie Mac shows that mortgage rates are continuing to increase after a slight slowdown in the summer months. The 30-year FRM – Commitment rate, inched up considerably by 20 basis points to 4.83 percent from 4.63 percent in September. The October increase of the 30-year FRM – Commitment rate, is the highest level since the beginning of… Read More ›

Slight Increase in Mortgage Rates in August

The Federal Housing Finance Agency reported that mortgage rates on purchases of newly built homes (MIRS) rose by three basis points over the month of August 2018 to 4.63 percent, marking the tenth consecutive monthly increase. The FHFA contract rate for newly-built homes, also inched up one basis points to 4.63 percent in August. Information compiled by Freddie Mac suggests… Read More ›

Mortgage Rates Flatten in July

The Federal Housing Finance Agency reported that mortgage rates on purchases of newly built homes (MIRS) rose by one basis points over the month of July 2018 to 4.60 percent, marking the ninth consecutive monthly increase. The FHFA contract rate for Newly-built homes, also inched up 3 basis points to 4.62 percent in July. However, information compiled by Freddie Mac… Read More ›