Freddie Mac: Mortgage rates dip closer to historic lows

Mortgage buyer Freddie Mac said Thursday that the average rate on the 30-year loan declined to 3.55% this week, from 3.60% last week. By contrast, the rate stood at 4.51% a year ago.

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Freddie Mac’s latest mortgage rate survey revealed those historical lows recently. "We’re seeing a tug of war happen as the fixed income market flashes warning signs while the equities market continues to march higher with optimism," Sam Khater, Freddie Mac’s Chief Economist, said.

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WASHINGTON (AP) – U.S. long-term mortgage rates are close to historic lows despite a modest uptick in the averages this week, according to mortgage buyer Freddie Mac. Average 30-year mortgage rates tick up to 3.58%

Additionally, the average rate on a five-year adjustable-rate mortgage slippeAverage rates for a 30-year fixed loan inched closer to historic lows, dipping slightly from. Freddie Mac: 30-Year.

According to Freddie Mac’s latest Primary Mortgage Market Survey, the 30-year fixed-rate mortgage in the U.S. averaged 3.64 percent.September 2019 has been the most volatile month since March, in terms of the 30-year fixed-rate mortgage, averaging a weekly movement of 11 basis points.

On Thursday, Sept. 5, Freddie Mac reports on this week’s average U.S. mortgage rates. photo: steven senne, AP Long-term mortgage rates dip; 30-year at 3-year low of 3.49%

While mortgage rates ticked up last week, they’ll likely dip again in the near future. chief economist at Freddie Mac,

Today, current mortgage rates remain at historic lows around 4% – with over 63% of homeowners with mortgages paying interest rates between 3% and 4.9%, according to the Census Bureau. As of June 2017, interest rates for new 30-year mortgages were as low as 3.89%.

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