Mortgage rates jump to a six-week high

Mortgage rates jumped abruptly higher today for many lenders after reports of an informal show of hands in favor of John Taylor as Trump’s potential Fed Chair nominee. Taylor is one of two.

 · CHICAGO (MarketWatch) – Mortgage rates climbed this week with the average rate on the 30-year fixed-rate mortgage at its highest since the end of June, according to Freddie Mac’s weekly survey of conforming mortgages, released on Thursday. Rates on the 30-year mortgage averaged 4.61% for the week ending Dec. 9, up from 4.46% last week.

CHICAGO (MarketWatch) – Mortgage rates climbed this week with the average rate on the 30-year fixed-rate mortgage at its highest since the end of June, according to Freddie Mac’s weekly survey of conforming mortgages, released on Thursday. Rates on the 30-year mortgage averaged 4.61% for the week ending Dec. 9, up from 4.46% last week.

Average mortgage rates hold steady amid global trade disputes 30-year fixed-rate mortgage (FRM) averaged 4.07 percent with an average 0.5 point for the week ending May 16, 2019, down from last week when it averaged 4.10 percent. A year ago at this time, the.

Mortgage Rates Jump to 1-Year High; 30-Year Fixed 3.81% May 30, 2013 Staff 0 Comments Federal Reserve , interest rates , mortgages/housing market growing expectations that the Federal Reserve will ease its accommodative policy has pushed bond yields higher, resulting in the highest mortgage rates in a year, Freddie Mac said Thursday.

FHA Mortgage Rates Surpass Conventional Ones - Today's Mortgage & Real Estate News The rate for a jumbo 30-year fixed-rate mortgage rose from 4.27% to 4.44%, also a three-year high. The average interest rate for a 15-year fixed-rate mortgage increased from 3.57% to 3.66%.

Mortgage Rates Jump to 6-Week High. By. up mortgage rates for the third consecutive week and now to their highest level in six weeks. Mortgage rates are 0.82 percent higher than a year ago.

 · Mortgage rates track alongside the benchmark 10-year U.S. treasury note yield tmubmusd10y, -0.64% , which roared to a four-month high as trade war fears eased and Federal Reserve officials doubled.

NEW YORK, Oct. 13, 2016 /PRNewswire/ — Mortgage rates continued their move higher this week with the benchmark 30-year fixed mortgage rate rising to 3.62 percent, according to Bankrate.com’s.

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Mortgage Rates Jump Sharply Higher this Week Mortgage rates are sharply higher this week, following U.S. Treasury yields higher. average 30 year mortgage rates increased almost 30 basis points since the election. 30 year rates are up from 3.49 percent last week before the election to 3.77 percent today.

 · Freddie Mac released Thursday the results of its latest Primary Mortgage Market Survey, showing the interest rate on the 30-year fixed-rate mortgage (FRM) jumping more.