Mortgage rates

February 23, 2017 - 9:15 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Long-term U.S. mortgage rates rose slightly this week, continuing a holding pattern that has prevailed this month. Mortgage buyer Freddie Mac says the rate on 30-year, fixed-rate loans edged up to 4.16 percent from 4.15 percent last week. The benchmark rate stood at 3.62 percent a...
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This Dec. 7, 2016 file photo shows a house for sale, in Hialeah, Fla. Americans shrugged off rising mortgage rates and bought existing homes in January 2017 at the fastest pace since 2007. The National Association of Realtors on Wednesday, Feb. 22, 2017, says home sales rose 3.3 percent last months from December to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 5.69 million. (AP Photo/Alan Diaz, File)
February 22, 2017 - 9:18 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Americans shrugged off rising mortgage rates and bought existing homes in January at the fastest pace since 2007. Home sales rose 3.3 percent in January from December to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 5.69 million, the National Association of Realtors said Wednesday. Steady...
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February 09, 2017 - 9:33 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Long-term US mortgage rates eased slightly this week. Mortgage buyer Freddie Mac says the rate on 30-year fixed-rate loans slipped to an average 4.17 percent from 4.19 percent last week. That was still sharply higher than a 30-year rate that averaged 3.65 percent for all of 2016,...
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This Tuesday, Dec. 6, 2016, photo shows a house for sale in Coral Gables, Fla. U.S. home prices marched steadily higher in November, pushed up by healthy demand for homes and a shrinking supply of available properties, according to information released Tuesday, Jan. 31, 2017, in the Standard & Poor's CoreLogic Case-Shiller 20-city home index. (AP Photo/Alan Diaz)
January 31, 2017 - 8:24 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. home prices marched steadily higher in November, pushed up by healthy demand for homes and a shrinking supply of available properties. The Standard & Poor's CoreLogic Case-Shiller 20-city home index, released Tuesday , rose 5.3 percent, slightly faster than October's gain...
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