Mortgage rates rise for second consecutive week

Mortgage rates were back on the rise this week, with the average rate for a 30. A year ago at this time, the 30-year FRM averaged 3.93%. It was the second consecutive week that rates increased.

Mortgage rates moved upward for a second consecutive week, with the average rate for a 30-year fixed-rate mortgage at 4.54%, up from 4.52% the previous week, according to Freddie Mac’s Primary Mortgage Market Survey. A year ago at this time, the 30-year fixed-rate mortgage averaged 3.78%.

Second. well with movement in longer term rates like 10yr Treasury yields and mortgages. Markets think the Fed stands a very good chance to cut rates by July–a viewpoint that has just come into.

Mortgage rates moved decisively. One of the most important of those events was this week’s congressional testimony by Fed Chair Powell. Interestingly enough, Powell’s testimony actually helped.

 · Freddie Mac has released the results of its Primary Mortgage Market Survey (PMMS), showing fixed mortgage rates moving higher following stronger-than-expected employment reports. The 30-year fixed-rate mortgage (FRM) averaged 3.59 percent with an average 0.6 point for the week ending Aug. 9, 2012, up from last week when it averaged 3.55 percent.

Meanwhile, rates for 15-year fixed mortgages rose to 4.95% from 4.78%, and 5-1 adjustable rate mortgages rose to 4.62% from 4.48% the week prior. Mortgage Type Average Rate Average Rate Week ending 6/7/09 Week ending 5/31/09 % Change

Mortgage rates were on the rise in the week ending 6 th September, a second consecutive week of gains coming off the back of 3 consecutive weeks of decline.. Economic data released though the week to Thursday provided support to the upward move in mortgage rates, with better than expected ism manufacturing and non-manufacturing PMI numbers for August and some hawkish FOMC member commentary.

Fannie-Freddie fix is the focus of senators’ bipartisan push Fannie, Freddie revamp plan unlikely this year, dividends. –  · Congressional staffers say the senate banking committee has begun weekly bipartisan staff briefings on Freddie and Fannie reforms, but it is starting from scratch. The House Financial Services Committee is focused on other legislation, such as renewing the flood insurance program and rolling back parts of the dodd-frank financial reform, pushing the mortgage giants’ revamp down the.

This is the second consecutive week that the 30-year fixed interest rate for jumbo loans has been lower than the 30-year fixed rate for conforming loans. The average contract interest rate for 30-year.

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However, despite these downturns in confidence, mortgage applications rose for the second consecutive week as of October 11th, elevated by increases in applications for refinancing." The five-year.

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Conforming Jumbo and FHA Mortgage Rates Rise For Second Consecutive Week January 17, 2013 Shashank Shekhar According to Mortgage Bankers Association’s (MBA) latest weekly survey, mortgage rates for conforming jumbo (also called High Balance Loans) and FHA loans increased again last week.