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Thursday, April 10, 2014

Freddie Mac: "Fixed Mortgage Rates Tick Down"

by Calculated Risk on 4/10/2014 12:26:00 PM

From Freddie Mac today: Fixed Mortgage Rates Tick Down

Freddie Mac today released the results of its Primary Mortgage Market Survey® (PMMS®), showing average fixed mortgage rates moving down slightly as we head into the spring homebuying season. ...

30-year fixed-rate mortgage (FRM) averaged 4.34 percent with an average 0.7 point for the week ending April 10, 2014, down from last week when it averaged 4.41 percent. A year ago at this time, the 30-year FRM averaged 3.43 percent.

15-year FRM this week averaged 3.38 percent with an average 0.6 point, down from last week when it averaged 3.47 percent. A year ago at this time, the 15-year FRM averaged 2.65 percent.
Mortgage rates and Refinance indexClick on graph for larger image.

This graph shows the 30 and 15 year fixed rate mortgage interest rate from the Freddie Mac Primary Mortgage Market Survey®. 

After increasing last June, mortgage rates have mostly moved sideways for the last 9 or 10 months.