Fixed-rate mortgage

FILE - This Friday, March 21, 2014 file photo shows a home for sale in Shaker Heights, Ohio. (AP Photo/Tony Dejak, File)

Average US 30-year mortgage rate falls to 4.14 pct

WASHINGTON (AP) — Average U.S. rates on fixed mortgages declined this week, hovering near historically low levels. Mortgage buyer Freddie Mac said Thursday that the average rate for a 30-year loan eased to 4.14 percent […]

06/26/2014

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Your choice: fixed or adjustable-rate mortgage?

Adjustable-rate mortgages got a bad rap after the housing bust. Many homebuyers used the low initial interest rates on adjustable loans to keep payments low, but weren’t able to afford to pay their mortgage when […]

04/25/2014

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US rate on 30-year mortgage falls to 4.29 percent

WASHINGTON (AP) – Average U.S. rates on fixed mortgages eased this week after last week’s surge, declines that could prompt homebuyers to act quickly before rates rise further. Freddie Mac says the average on the […]

07/03/2013

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US rate on 30-year mortgages rises to 3.59 pct.

WASHINGTON (AP) — Average rates on fixed mortgage rose for the third straight week, hitting their highest levels since mid-March. Still, mortgage rates remained close to historic lows, a trend that should help sustain the […]

05/23/2013

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US rate on 15-year mortgage at record 2.56 pct.

WASHINGTON (AP) — The average U.S. rate on the 15-year fixed mortgage fell to a new record low last week, and the rate on the 30-year fixed loan declined. Cheaper mortgages have encouraged more home-buying […]

05/02/2013

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US rate on 30-year mortgage slips to 3.54 pct.

WASHINGTON (AP) — Average U.S. rates on fixed mortgages crept closer to their historic lows this week, a trend that could help the housing recovery strengthen.

04/04/2013