Freddie Mac: Mortgage rates remain steady

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While it’s not likely that the average 30-year fixed mortgage rate will return to the all-time record low of 3.13%, average rates are still low compared to almost any year since 1971 – all to the advantage of today’s homebuyers. Did You Know the 30-year fixed mortgage rate hit a record high of 18.63% in 1981?

Mortgage rates or interest rates on home loans remained steady, according to mortgage provider Freddie Mac. Releasing the results of its primary mortgage market survey, Freddie Mac said that the 30-year fixed-rate mortgage or FRM averaged 4.45 percent for the week ending January 21, 2018, unchanged from last week.

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"Rates dipped slightly in a short week leading up to the Thanksgiving holiday," said Sean Becketti, Chief Economist at Freddie Mac. "The 10-year treasury yield fell roughly four basis points, while the 30-year mortgage rate dropped three basis points to 3.92 percent. Mortgage rates continue to remain low."

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Mortgage Rates Remain Steady. by Coos Bay Properties . New data from Freddie Mac states that mortgage rates stayed around the same this week. The 30-year, fixed-rate mortgage for last week averaged 4.51%, up from 3.40% last year, and down 0.2% from the week prior, while the average 15-year.

U.S. long-term mortgage rates held steady this week. Mortgage buyer freddie mac said Thursday the average rate on the benchmark 30-year, fixed-rate mortgage was unchanged from last week at 4.45.

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Fixed Mortgage Interest Rates Remain Steady . The average interest rates on fixed rate mortgage loans remained largely unchanged between this week and last, according to a Freddie Mac report on Thursday. The 30-year fixed-rate mortgage remained stagnant at the historic low level of 3.66 percent.