Freddie Mac: Mortgage rates dip closer to historic lows

The 10-year note closed today at 1.93, nine basis points below yesterday’s close, 49 basis points below its interim high on October 27, but 21 basis points above its September 22 historic low. to.

Mortgage rates continued their ascent this week, their fifth consecutive increase. According to the latest data released Thursday by Freddie Mac, the 30-year fixed. upward after spending years near.

Mortgage rates have hit record lows, with the interest. according to Freddie Mac’s Primary Mortgage Market Survey. That’s down from 3.94% last week, and is the lowest in the 40-year history of the.

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Bernanke’s success in pushing mortgage rates. lows is enabling Congress to fund last month’s payroll tax cut extension by siphoning money from Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac, while homebuyers still.

U.S. long-term mortgage rates fell this week to a 10-month low, spurring on potential homebuyers for the upcoming season. Mortgage buyer Freddie Mac said Thursday the average rate on the benchmark.

Freddie Mac’s latest primary mortgage market Survey is showing a slight dip in mortgage rates at the beginning of 2019. The survey revealed that the 30-year fixed rate mortgage declined .04% from 4.55% to 4.51% this week.

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Mortgage. closer to historic lows this week, but that may do little to help first-time buyers as starter homes vanish. The average rate for a 30-year fixed mortgage was 3.55%, down from 3.6% last.

WASHINGTON (AP) — Average U.S. rates on fixed mortgages moved closer to historic lows this week, a trend that has helped drive a rebound in home sales. Mortgage buyer Freddie Mac said Thursday that.

Freddie Mac predicts moderate multifamily growth The growth rate of the Freddie Mac House Price Index remained flat at 0.9 percent in the third quarter of 2018. We forecast that home prices will increase 5.1 percent in 2018 with the rate of growth moderating to 4.3 percent and 2.9 percent in 2019 and 2020, respectively.

The average 30-year fixed mortgage averaged 3.59 percent for the week ending April 7, down from 3.71 percent the previous week.

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Freddie Mac’s latest mortgage rate forecast contains great news both for homeowners and those wanting to be first-time buyers. The housing market looks to be in Goldilocks mode: not too hot, not.