Rates on 30-year mortgages matched the lowest level in decades and rates on 15-year loans dropped to their lowest point in nearly 20 years.
Mortgage buyer Freddie Mac says the average rate for 30-year fixed loans fell to 4.32 percent, the lowest on records dating back to 1971. That's... more »
Mortgage rates dropped to the lowest level on record for the fifth time in six weeks, making homebuying and refinancing the most attractive in decades for those who can get loans.
Freddie Mac says the average rate for 30-year fixed loans this week was 4.54 percent, down from 4.56... more »
Mortgage rates fell to a new record low for the fourth time in five weeks. But low rates haven't been enough to lift a struggling housing market.
Freddie Mac says the average rate for 30-year fixed loans this week was 4.56 percent, down from 4.57 last week. That's the... more »
Mortgage rates fell for the second straight week to the lowest point in five decades, but it may not be enough to jump-start the housing market.
Mortgage company Freddie Mac says the average rate for 30-year fixed loans dropped to 4.57 percent. That's down from the previous record of... more »
Rates on 30-year fixed mortgages fell this week to the lowest level of the year and were barely shy of the all-time low.
Mortgage finance company Freddie Mac says the average rate sank to 4.72 percent, down from 4.79 percent last week. It was just above the record of... more »
Mortgage rates have fallen to the lowest level of the year as European turmoil caused investors to pour money into the safe haven of U.S. government securities.
Mortgage company Freddie Mac says the average rate on a 30-year fixed rate mortgage dipped to 4.78 percent this week from 4.84... more »
Home prices fell in March from the previous month, signaling that temporary tax credits for buyers weren't enough to buoy the housing market.
The Standard & Poor's/Case-Shiller 20-city home price index released Tuesday posted a 0.5 percent drop from February. Prices in 13 of the 20 cities tracked by... more »
Record-low mortgage rates appear to be on the way out.
The average rate on a 30-year loan jumped from about 5 percent to more than 5.3 percent in just the past week. Rising rates are good news for people putting their homes on the market this spring. That's because... more »