Freddie Mac: Mortgage rates remain steady

Mortgage rates remain steady May 27, 1999: 1:28 p.m. ET Rates little changed as housing market remains robust, Freddie Mac reports

 · Mortgage buyer Freddie Mac said Thursday that the average rate on the benchmark 30-year fixed-rate mortgage was unchanged from last week, 4.45 percent. Rates remain above last year’s levels, however. The key 30-year rate averaged 4.15 percent a year ago. The average rate this week for 15-year fixed-rate loans held at 3.88 percent.

April 04, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Freddie Mac (otcqb:FMCC) today released the results of its Primary Mortgage Market Survey [(R)] (PMMS [(R)] ), showing that mortgage rates held steady after seeing.

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The good news just keeps coming on mortgage rates. Many expected a slow but steady increase in mortgage rates following. Data source: Federal home loan mortgage corporation (freddie Mac). Rates do.

Freddie Mac’s latest forecast looks for mortgage rates to stay down for the rest of this year. The average rate on a 30-year mortgage for all of 2019 is expected to be 4.1%.

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. after three weeks of holding steady, tipped higher by expectations that the Federal Reserve could reduce interest rates.

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?

 · Freddie Mac’s data shows that the 30-year fixed-rate mortgage averaged 4.20% with an average 0.5 point for the week ending April 25, 2019, up from.

Mortgage giant Freddie Mac said Thursday the average rate on the benchmark 30-year, fixed-rate mortgage held steady at 4.81 percent this week. That compares with 3.90 percent a year ago. The rate on 15-year fixed-rate loans edged up to 4.25 percent from 4.24 percent the previous week.

Interest rates on both 15- and 30-year, fixed-rate mortgages changed little for the second week in a row and remained near 60-year lows, Freddie Mac reported Thursday. Average interest rates for.