The average rate for a 30-year, fixed-rate mortgage dropped to 4.14% in April from 4.27% in March, according to Freddie Mac, the mortgage loan company. The average rate in 2018 was 4.54%.. home sales fall again despite lower mortgage rates.

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Mortgage rates tend to behave like the yield on the 10-year treasury note, which dropped below 2% for the first time since 2016 after the Fed issued its statement.. Freddie Mac this week made.

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CHICAGO (MarketWatch) — The impact of Hurricane Katrina on financial markets is likely to push down mortgage rates, Freddie Mac said Thursday. Lower rates were already evident in Freddie’s latest.

RealtyTrac reports foreclosure filings rise 3% in January But the number of filings was still lower than a year ago, the latest report from RealtyTrac shows. The foreclosure tracking firm says 124,419 properties received a foreclosure filing in January.

Mortgage rates are at a 13-month low, falling another 4 basis points from last week, according to the latest mortgage rate survey by Freddie Mac.The average rate for a 30-year fixed-rate mortgage.

U.S. 30-year mortgage rates fall to lowest since November 2016: Freddie. the Federal Reserve may lower interest rates as early as July, Freddie Mac said on Thursday.. Federal Reserve may. Even with the 30-year average mortgage rate below 4%, home sales slowed in the first five months of the year.

CoreLogic: 5.1M properties remain in negative equity in Q3 2014 The CoreLogic analysis also indicates that approximately 5.1 million homes, or 10.3% of all residential properties with a mortgage, were still in negative equity as of Q3 2014 compared to 5.4 million homes, or 10.9%, for Q2 2014.

Mortgage rates continued to slide even further. rate is slightly lower than last year’s rate of 4.4%. “Mortgage rates fell for the third consecutive week, continuing the general downward trend.

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2019 Mortgage Rate Prediction Chart. The chart above shows 2019 mortgage rate predictions from the MBA, Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac, and NAR. They’re basically the biggest players in the residential mortgage space so they should have a good idea as to where rates may go, though like any other prediction, it might turn out that nobody gets it right.

mortgage finance giant Freddie Mac said Thursday. That marks a fall of nearly a full percentage point from the highs of November. Some lenders have been offering rates well below that. Lower.

U.S. 30-year mortgage rates fall to 13-month low – Freddie Mac. 1 Min Read. fixed-rate mortgages decreased to 13-month lows in step with lower bond yields due to worries about a slowing economy.

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Federal Incentives Coming for Short Sales, Deeds-in-Lieu Short Sale Federal Guidelines and Homeowner mortgage help resources. expects that a uniform process for handling short sales and financial incentives will facilitate this process.. stepping in to help prevent foreclosures by streamlining the short-sale and deeds-in-lieu process," said.