Mortgages drop to new record low. A basis point is one-hundredth of 1 percentage point. The mortgages in this week’s survey had an average total of 0.35 discount and origination points. One year ago, the mortgage index was 5.16 percent; four weeks ago, it was 4.18 percent.
Mortgage rates continue to drop. Since the start of the year, the average 30-year conventional fixed rate mortgage is down more than a half-percentage point, and the 15-year fixed rate mortgage.
New Record Low for 30-year Mortgage Rates. The average interest rate for a 30-year mortgage dropped to a record low of 4.71 percent this week, pushed down by an aggressive government campaign to reduce borrowing costs. The rate, published Thursday by Freddie Mac, is the lowest since the mortgage finance company began tracking the data in 1971.
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The average rate on a 30-year fixed mortgage dropped to 4.57 percent this week, mortgage company Freddie Mac reported Thursday. That’s down from the previous record low of 4.58 percent set last week.
Mortgage rates dropped yet again to another record low for 2011, falling to the lowest level in nearly 6 months and helping the real estate market which is on life support. Both fixed mortgage rates and adjustable mortgage rates dropped this week.
the sixth consecutive weekly decline and its lowest level since September 2017. sam khater, Freddie Mac’s chief economist, says, “While the drop in mortgage rates is a good opportunity for consumers.
and in recent sessions have reached their lowest levels since 2017 as weaker-than-expected job and inflation data have bolstered the case for the Federal Reserve to cut rates. That kind of drop in.
Wisconsin’s unemployment rate dropped to a record low 2.8% in April, state officials said Thursday. The number of Wisconsin residents counted as unemployed in April was 88,100 – the lowest.
Mortgage rates drop to record low. Rates on one-year, adjustable-rate mortgages rose fell to 4.85 percent, from 4.91 percent. The rates do not include add-on fees known as points. The nationwide fee averaged 0.7 point last week for all mortgages in Freddie Mac’s survey except for one-year adjustable mortgages, which had an average fee of 0.6 point.