Mortgage rates jump to a six-week high

Mortgage rates this week. A year ago, it was 4.02 percent. Four weeks ago, the rate was 4.71 percent. The 30-year fixed-rate average for this week is 0.14 percentage points below the 52-week high of 4.80 percent, and is 0.71 percentage points higher than the 52-week low of 3.95 percent.

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The major equity indexes finished modestly higher. rates have pulled back by roughly 120 basis points and there are indications that buyers may be coming back from the sidelines. Weekly.

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Mortgage rates are jumping, delivering a one-two punch to potential. 6 percent would be a near doubling of the low rates buyers enjoyed in.

Freddie’s multifamily rankings show more stability than Fannie’s "Most importantly, as utilities, Fannie’s and Freddie’s foremost priority would be to serve the public mission instituted by Congress – to support stability, liquidity and access in the.

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Interest rates on U.S. 30-year fixed-rate mortgages rose to their highest levels in more than four years in step with a jump in bond yields, Freddie Mac said on Thursday. Thirty-year mortgage rates.

Sam Khater, Freddie Mac’s chief economist, says the 30-year fixed-rate mortgage rose for the fifth consecutive week to 4.72 percent – a high not seen since April 28, 2011 (4.78 percent). "The robust economy, rising Treasury yields and the anticipation of more short-term rate hikes caused mortgage rates to move up," he said.

Rising mortgage rates will eventually pressure home prices. – Because most homeowners have a budget, if rates rise high enough, A 30-year rate of 5.5% will ruffle the market and if it gets to 6%, there will be. for the week ending May 18, the Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA).

Mortgage rates fall as housing starts to drag down the economy. 16 week, down six basis points, according to the weekly data from mortgage. Lower rates are a boon for borrowers and should help jump-start. High, 2.14%.

Freddie Mac released Thursday the results of its latest primary mortgage market survey, showing the interest rate on the 30-year fixed-rate mortgage (FRM) jumping more than 10 basis points to an.

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Hong Kong’s home loan rates are seeing their biggest jump in five years as higher global funding costs boost speculation. according to data from Centaline Mortgage Broker Ltd., leading to an.