Mortgage rates

FILE - In this Wednesday, April 20, 2016, file photo, real estate agent Lauren Newman, right, prepares to show a home for sale in Mount Pleasant, S.C., just over the bridge from historic Charleston. On Thursday, Oct. 12, 2017, Freddie Mac reports on the week's average U.S. mortgage rates. (AP Photo/Chuck Burton, File)
October 12, 2017 - 9:58 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Long-term mortgage rates rose for a second straight week as the average 30-year fixed mortgage rate increased to 3.91 percent, from 3.85 percent a week ago. Mortgage buyer Freddie Mac says the 15-year home loan, frequently used by homeowners who refinanced their mortgages, also...
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September 18, 2017 - 5:51 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Republicans straining to find about $1 trillion to finance sweeping tax cuts are homing in on two popular deductions that are woven into the nation's fiscal fabric — the mortgage interest deduction that millions of homeowners prize and the deduction for state and local taxes...
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September 18, 2017 - 2:00 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Republicans straining to find about $1 trillion to finance sweeping tax cuts are homing in on two popular deductions that are woven into the nation's fiscal fabric. One is the mortgage interest deduction that millions of prize. The other is the deduction for state and local taxes...
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September 18, 2017 - 1:53 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Republicans straining to find about $1 trillion to finance sweeping tax cuts are homing in on two popular deductions that are woven into the nation's fiscal fabric. One is the mortgage interest deduction that millions of prize. The other is the deduction for state and local taxes...
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September 07, 2017 - 10:11 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Long-term US mortgage rates fell this week, led by the benchmark 30-year rate, which declined for the sixth straight week. Mortgage buyer Freddie Mac says the average 30-year fixed mortgage rate fell to 3.78 percent, from 3.82 percent in the previous week. That is down sharply...
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FILE - In this March 6, 2017, file photo, a mortgage rate graph is displayed on a computer in North Andover, Mass. On Thursday, Aug. 31, 2017, Freddie Mac reports on the week’s average U.S. mortgage rates. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola, File)
August 31, 2017 - 12:53 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Long-term U.S. mortgage rates fell this week. It was the fifth straight weekly decline for the benchmark 30-year rate, which again reached a new low for the year. Mortgage buyer Freddie Mac said Thursday the rate on 30-year, fixed-rate mortgages fell to 3.82 percent from 3.86...
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FILE - This Monday, July 10, 2017, file photo shows a house for sale, in North Andover, Mass. On Thursday, Aug. 24, 2017, Freddie Mac releases weekly mortgage rates. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola, File)
August 24, 2017 - 11:40 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The benchmark 30-year mortgage rate is at new low for the year, touching its lowest level since last November. Mortgage buyer Freddie Mac said Thursday the rate on 30-year, fixed-rate mortgages fell to 3.86 percent from 3.89 percent last week. It was the fourth straight weekly...
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FILE - In this Tuesday, Feb. 16, 2016, file photo, "For Sale" signs are stacked up outside a complex of townhouses in Houston. On Thursday, Dec. 21, 2017, Freddie Mac reports on the week's average U.S. mortgage rates. (AP Photo/Pat Sullivan, File)
August 17, 2017 - 10:36 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Long-term U.S. mortgage rates edged lower this week. Mortgage buyer Freddie Mac said Thursday the rate on 30-year, fixed-rate mortgages slipped to 3.89 percent from 3.90 percent last week. While historically low, that's still above last year's average of 3.65 percent. The...
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This Monday, July 10, 2017, photo shows new housing construction, in North Andover, Mass. On Thursday, Aug. 3, 2017, Freddie Mac reports on the week’s average U.S. mortgage rates. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola)
August 03, 2017 - 10:50 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Long-term U.S. mortgage rates were little changed this week after declining for two straight weeks. Mortgage buyer Freddie Mac said Thursday the rate on 30-year, fixed-rate mortgages inched up to 3.93 percent from 3.92 percent last week. While historically low, that's still above...
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This Monday, July 10, 2017, photo shows new housing construction, in North Andover, Mass. On Thursday, Aug. 3, 2017, Freddie Mac reports on the week’s average U.S. mortgage rates. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola)
August 03, 2017 - 9:08 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Long-term U.S. mortgage rates were little changed this week after declining for two straight weeks. Mortgage buyer Freddie Mac says the rate on 30-year, fixed-rate mortgages inched up to 3.93 percent from 3.92 percent last week. While historically low, that's still above last year...
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