Freddie Mac today released the results of its Primary Mortgage Market Survey (PMMS), showing average mortgage rates
holding relatively flat across the board.
57 percent, while the average 15-year fixed mortgage rate
moved up to 2.
continue to trend lower, with the average 30-year fixed mortgage rate
setting another new record low of 3.
htm) Jonathan Miller , have said that the low mortgage rate
is even hurting the housing market, making banks extremely selective because profit margins are so low.
He notes that mortgage rates
didn't increase significantly in 2004 because the economy didn't grow very fast and because the dollar has remained weak.
The analysts can then adjust the qualification criteria and the mortgage rate
to examine how the change alters the number of households or families that can qualify for a mortgage on the reference house.
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As short-term mortgage rates
continue to rise, homebuyers are increasingly looking to long-term fixed-rate mortgages, according to Homebridge Mortgage Bankers.
A An ARM--short for adjustable rate mortgage--means that the mortgage rate
is flexible based on current market interest rates.