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Found 7 blog entries tagged as "fixed-rate mortgage".

houserainbow_anthonycz_450Underwater on your mortgage and still haven’t refinanced? Here are some lender tips on refinancing through HARP, a government-backed program to help underwater homeowners lower their monthly payments or lock down a low, fixed-rate mortgage.

Don’t assume you won’t qualify

Do you owe way more on your home than it’s worth? You can still refinance through HARP (the Home Affordable Refinance Program) no matter how underwater you are.

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inman.com - Mortgage interest increased this week on the back of a positive jobs report that seemed to make it less likely that the Fed would delay plans to wind down its stimulus program later this year.

Rates on 30-year fixed-rate mortgages averaged 4.51 percent with an average point of 0.8 percent for the week ending July 11, up from 4.29 percent last week and 3.56 percent a year ago, according to Freddie Mac’s latest Primary Mortgage Market Survey.

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latimes.com - Mortgage interest rates finished out the year near record lows, helping fuel the housing market’s modest recovery.

The average rate for a 30-year, fixed-rate mortgage was 3.35%, down slightly from 3.37%, Freddie Mac said in its weekly survey. This week’s rate is close to the 3.31% rate hit earlier this year, the lowest since records begin in 1971.

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It’s unknown whether or not the Federal Reserve’s new stimulus will be able to whip the economy back into shape, but one thing’s for sure: It’s sent mortgage rates plummeting.

Freddie Mac’s Primary Mortgage Market Survey  showed new record lows in all categories except the 5-year adjustable-rate mortgage (ARM). The GSE reported that the 30-year fixed average fell to 3.40 percent (0.6 point) for the week ending September 27, down from 3.49 percent in the previous week’s survey.

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NEW YORK (CNNMoney) -- Mortgage rates fell to record low levels once again last week, as the Federal Reserve's decision to buy billions in home loans for the foreseeable future helped bring lending costs down for home buyers and owners.

Mortgage finance backer Freddie Mac's weekly survey of mortgage rates showed the average 30-year fixed-rate mortgage fell to 3.49% from 3.55% the previous week. That matched the previous record low set in July. The fixed-rate 15-year mortgage reached a new record low of 2.77%, down from 2.85% a week earlier.

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dsnews.com - Amid uncertainty regarding another stimulus from the Fed, mortgage rates generally declined over the week last week. In his recent speech, Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke “left the door wide open” for further stimulus, according to Bankrate.com.

According to the GSE, the 30-year fixed-rate mortgage averaged 3.55 percent (0.7 point), demonstrating a decline from both the previous week and last year.

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realtytimes.com - In Freddie Mac's results of its Primary Mortgage Market Survey®, average fixed mortgage rates were down slightly and hovering just above their record lows as markets waited for the Federal Reserve's monetary policy announcement. The 30-year fixed-rate mortgage averaged 3.88 percent and has been below 4 percent all but one week in 2012. The 15-year fixed, a popular refinancing choice, averaged 3.12 percent.

30-year fixed-rate mortgage (FRM) averaged 3.88 percent with an average 0.7 point for the week ending April 26, 2012, down from last week when it averaged 3.90 percent. Last year at this time, the 30-year FRM averaged 4.78 percent. 

 

15-year FRM this week averaged 3.12 percent with an average 0.6 point, down from last week when

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