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Mortgage Rates News
Mortgage rates hold steady at 3.55%￼ HW+Feb 03, 2022
The average 30-year-fixed rate mortgage remained flat for the third consecutive week at 3.55% for the week ending Feb. 3, reflecting the impacts of the Omicron variant in the economy, according to the latest Freddie Mac PMMS Mortgage Survey.
Mortgage apps climb 12% on spike in refi demand HW+Feb 02, 2022
Mortgage rates fall slowly after a month-long rise HW+Jan 27, 2022
Rate pressure pushes down mortgage applications HW+Jan 26, 2022
Mortgage rates have eclipsed 3.5% HW+Jan 20, 2022
Mortgage apps up 2.3% with new record average loan size HW+Jan 19, 2022
Mortgage rates see sizable increase HW+Jan 13, 2022
Purchase loans drive mortgage applications higher HW+Jan 12, 2022