National Mortgage Rate and Industry News

Fixed Mortgage Rates at Six Week Low

MCLEAN, VA--(Marketwired - Apr 17, 2014) - Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC) today released the results of its Primary Mortgage Market Survey® (PMMS®), showing average fixed mortgage rates easing further for the second consecutive week helping to increase home buyer affordability at the onset of the spring home buying season.

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Fixed Mortgage Increase Slightly

MCLEAN, VA--(Marketwired - Nov 27, 2013) - Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC) today released the results of its Primary Mortgage Market Survey® (PMMS®), showing average fixed mortgage increasing slightly heading into the holiday amid mixed housing data on pending home sales and house price gains.

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Fixed Mortgage Rates Decline for Second Consecutive Week

MCLEAN, VA--(Marketwired - Oct 31, 2013) - Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC) today released the results of its Primary Mortgage Market Survey® (PMMS®), showing average fixed mortgage rates declining for the second consecutive week amid recent data showing softening in the housing market. Fixed mortgage rates are at their lowest levels since June.

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Fixed Mortgage Rates Drop to Four Month Low

MCLEAN, VA--(Marketwired - Oct 24, 2013) - Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC) today released the results of its Primary Mortgage Market Survey® (PMMS®), showing average fixed mortgage rates hitting their lowest levels since this summer amid market speculation that the Federal Reserve will not alter its bond buying purchases this year.

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Fixed Mortgage Rates Edge Higher

MCLEAN, VA--(Marketwired - Oct 17, 2013) - Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC) today released the results of its Primary Mortgage Market Survey® (PMMS®), showing average fixed mortgage rates edging higher leading up to the federal budget deadline this week.

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Fixed Mortgage Rates Fall for Third Consecutive Week

MCLEAN, VA--(Marketwired - Oct 3, 2013) - Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC) today released the results of its Primary Mortgage Market Survey® (PMMS®), showing average fixed mortgage rates falling for the third consecutive week amid declining consumer confidence and the onset of the federal government shutdown. The average 30-year fixed rate mortgage is at its lowest level since the week ending June 20, 2013.

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Mortgage Rates Move Lower

MCLEAN, VA--(Marketwired - Sep 19, 2013) - Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC) today released the results of its Primary Mortgage Market Survey® (PMMS®), showing average fixed mortgage rates moving lower amid signs of a weakening economic recovery, which in part also prompted the Federal Reserve (Fed) to continue its bond buying program. Mortgage rates have increased more than one percentage point since early May when speculation about Fed tapering began.

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Mortgage Rates up on Signs of Stronger Economic Recovery

MCLEAN, VA--(Marketwired - Sep 5, 2013) - Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC) today released the results of its Primary Mortgage Market Survey® (PMMS®), showing average fixed mortgage rates moving back up near their highs for the year amid recent data pointing to signs of a stronger economic recovery, as well as positive news coming from the housing and manufacturing sectors.

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Mortgage Rates Fluctuating Over Taper Turbulence

MCLEAN, VA--(Marketwired - Aug 29, 2013) - Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC) today released the results of its Primary Mortgage Market Survey® (PMMS®), showing average fixed mortgage rates moving lower from the previous week as the Federal Reserve's (Fed) bond purchase program continues to drive market speculation.

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Mortgage Rates up on Taper Timing Speculation

MCLEAN, VA--(Marketwired - Aug 22, 2013) - Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC) today released the results of its Primary Mortgage Market Survey® (PMMS®), showing average fixed mortgage rates following bond yields higher, and reaching new highs for the year, with the expectant release of the Fed's comments around taper timing of its bond purchase program.

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Mortgage Rates Hold

MCLEAN, VA--(Marketwired - Aug 15, 2013) - Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC) today released the results of its Primary Mortgage Market Survey(R) (PMMS®), showing average fixed mortgage rates largely unchanged from the previous week after bouncing around over the past few weeks on market speculation that the Federal Reserve will taper in its upcoming September monetary policy committee meeting.

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Mortgage Rates Roiling From Taper Talk

MCLEAN, VA--(Marketwired - Jun 27, 2013) - Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC) today released the results of its Primary Mortgage Market Survey® (PMMS®), showing average fixed mortgage rates jumping along with bond yields amid recent Fed remarks that it could begin tapering its bond purchases later this year. The average 30-year fixed-rate mortgage rose from 3.93 percent last week to 4.46 percent this week; the highest it has been since the week of July 28, 2011. This represents the largest weekly increase for the 30-year fixed since the week ended April 17, 1987. Despite the recent gains in mortgage rates, homebuyer affordability [PDF] remains strong for the typical family in most parts of the country, which should help fuel the ongoing housing recover

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Mortgage Rates Continue Climbing Higher

MCLEAN, VA--(Marketwired - Jun 6, 2013) - Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC) today released the results of its Primary Mortgage Market Survey® (PMMS®), showing fixed mortgage rates climbing higher for the fifth consecutive week on concerns the Federal Reserve may slow its bond purchases amid a strengthening economy. This marks the first time the average 15-year fixed-rate mortgage has gone above 3 percent since the week of May 24th of last year.

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Fixed Mortgage Rates Highest in a Year

MCLEAN, VA--(Marketwired - May 30, 2013) - Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC) today released the results of its Primary Mortgage Market Survey® (PMMS®), showing fixed mortgage rates following long-term government bond yields higher. The average 30-year fixed moved up nearly half a percentage point since the beginning of May when it averaged 3.35 percent. Regardless, mortgage rates remain low historically helping to keep home-buyer affordability high, which should continue to aid home sales and construction as the housing market continues to recover.

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Mortgage Rates Keep Pushing Lower

MCLEAN, VA--(Marketwired - May 2, 2013) - Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC) today released the results of its Primary Mortgage Market Survey® (PMMS®), showing average fixed mortgage rates moving lower for the fifth consecutive week amid the weaker than expected first quarter economic growth advance estimate. The 30-year fixed-rate mortgage at 3.35 percent is hovering just above its all-time record low of 3.31 percent set the week of November 21, 2012. The 15-year fixed-rate mortgage set a new all-time record low this week at 2.56 percent, eclipsing the record set last week.

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Mortgage Rates Nudge Higher

MCLEAN, VA--(Marketwire - Mar 28, 2013) - Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC) today released the results of its Primary Mortgage Market Survey® (PMMS®), showing average fixed mortgage rates moving slightly higher for the week but still remaining near historic lows. The average 30-year fixed-rate mortgage has remained below 4 percent for over a year providing support to the ongoing housing recovery.

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Average 30-Year Fixed-Rate Mortgage Up a Smidgen

MCLEAN, VA--(Marketwire - Feb 21, 2013) - Freddie Mac (OTC: FMCC) today released the results of its Primary Mortgage Market Survey® (PMMS®), showing average fixed mortgage rates changing little over the past four weeks which is helping to spur new home construction. After being flat for three straight weeks, the 30-year fixed edged up to 3.56 percent, while the 15-year fixed remained unchanged at 2.77 percent.

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Average 30-Year Fixed-Rate Mortgage Remains at 3.53 Percent

MCLEAN, VA--(Marketwire - Feb 7, 2013) - Freddie Mac (OTC: FMCC) today released the results of its Primary Mortgage Market Survey(R) (PMMS®), showing mortgage rates either unchanged or lower and should continue to aid in the ongoing housing recovery.

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Mortgage Rates Trending Higher

MCLEAN, VA--(Marketwire - Jan 31, 2013) - Freddie Mac (OTC: FMCC) today released the results of its Primary Mortgage Market Survey® (PMMS®), showing mortgage rates continuing to trend higher amid a growing economy led in part by the recovering housing market. This marks the first week the 30-year fixed-rate mortgage has averaged above 3.5 percent since September 13th of last year. The all-time record low for the 30-year fixed was set the week of November 21, 2012, when it averaged 3.31 percent.

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Mortgage Rates Mostly Flat

MCLEAN, VA--(Marketwire - Jan 17, 2013) - Freddie Mac (OTCBB: FMCC) today released the results of its Primary Mortgage Market Survey® (PMMS®), showing mortgage rates largely unchanged from the previous week...

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30-Year Fixed-Rate Mortgage Averages 3.40 Percent

MCLEAN, VA--(Marketwire - Jan 10, 2013) - Freddie Mac (OTCBB: FMCC) today released the results of its Primary Mortgage Market Survey® (PMMS®), showing fixed mortgage rates moving higher following December's employment report. The 30-year fixed averaged 3.40 percent, its highest reading in eight weeks. The all-time record low for the average 30-year fixed was 3.31 percent set November 21, 2012.

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30-Year Fixed-Rate Mortgage Finishes Year Near Historic Low

MCLEAN, Va., Dec. 27, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Freddie Mac (OTC: FMCC) today released the results of its Primary Mortgage Market Survey® (PMMS®), showing the average fixed mortgage rates finishing the year near record lows, helping to keep homebuyer affordability high. The 30-year fixed eased slightly this week to average 3.35 percent, while the 15-year fixed remained unchanged at 2.65 percent.

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Mortgage Rates Mixed, 30-Year Fixed Averages 3.37 Percent

MCLEAN, Va., Dec. 20, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Freddie Mac (OTC: FMCC) today released the results of its Primary Mortgage Market Survey® (PMMS®), showing fixed mortgage rates mixed following data reports on inflation and the housing construction market. The 30-year fixed moved up averaging 3.37 percent, while the 15-year fixed eased to 2.65 percent, both remaining near their record lows.

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Mortgage Rates Ease Slightly, Remain Near Record Lows

MCLEAN, Va., Dec. 13, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Freddie Mac (OTC: FMCC) today released the results of its Primary Mortgage Market Survey® (PMMS®), showing fixed mortgage rates easing slightly and remaining near record lows to keep homebuyer affordability high and attractive to those looking to refinance.

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Mortgage Rates Calm, Near Record Lows

MCLEAN, Va., Dec. 6, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Freddie Mac (OTC: FMCC) today released the results of its Primary Mortgage Market Survey® (PMMS®), showing fixed mortgage rates little changed and remaining near their record lows helping to keep homebuyer affordability high and attractive to those looking to refinance.

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Mortgage Rates Virtually Unchanged

MCLEAN, Va., Nov. 29, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Freddie Mac (OTC: FMCC) today released the results of its Primary Mortgage Market Survey® (PMMS®), showing fixed mortgage rates virtually unchanged and remaining near their record lows amid growing concerns around the fiscal cliff. The 30-year fixed-rate mortgage has averaged below 4.00 percent all but one week in 2012, while the 15-year fixed-rate mortgage has averaged below 3.00 percent since the last week in May.

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Mortgage Rates Dip Again To New Record Lows

MCLEAN, Va., Nov. 21, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Freddie Mac (OTC: FMCC) today released the results of its Primary Mortgage Market Survey®(PMMS®), showing fixed mortgage rates finding new record lows for the second consecutive week keeping borrowing costs attractive to support the ongoing housing recovery.

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Mortgage Rates Dip To New Record Lows

MCLEAN, Va., Nov. 15, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Freddie Mac (OTC: FMCC) today released the results of its Primary Mortgage Market Survey® (PMMS®), showing fixed mortgage rates dipping to new all-time record lows amid indicators of higher consumer confidence and lower wholesale prices. The previous record low for the 30-year fixed was set the week of October 4, when it averaged 3.36 percent, and the 15-year fixed was set the week of October 18, when it averaged 2.66 percent.

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Mortgage Rates Continue To Hover Near Record Lows

MCLEAN, Va., Nov. 1, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Freddie Mac (OTC: FMCC) today released the results of its Primary Mortgage Market Survey® (PMMS®), showing fixed mortgage rates moving slightly lower while continuing to remain near their all-time lows this week amid signs of a growing economy and low inflation.

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Mortgage Rates Relatively Unchanged

MCLEAN, Va., Oct. 25, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Freddie Mac (OTC: FMCC) today released the results of its Primary Mortgage Market Survey® (PMMS®), showing fixed mortgage rates moving slightly higher while continuing to remain near their all-time lows helping to support the housing market.

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Mortgage Rates Near Record Lows As Home Construction Builds Up Steam

MCLEAN, Va., Oct. 18, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Freddie Mac (OTC: FMCC) today released the results of its Primary Mortgage Market Survey® (PMMS®), showing fixed mortgage rates edging slightly lower with the 30-year fixed averaging 3.37 percent, just above its all-time record low of 3.36 percent, and the average 15-year fixed dipping to a new all-time record low at 2.66 percent.

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Mortgage Rates Change Little Following Employment Report

MCLEAN, Va., Oct. 11, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Freddie Mac (OTC: FMCC) today released the results of its Primary Mortgage Market Survey® (PMMS®), showing average fixed mortgage rates edging slightly higher while remaining near their all-time record lows coming off the employment report for September.

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Mortgage Rates Hit All-time Record Lows For Second Consecutive Week

MCLEAN, Va., Oct. 4, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Freddie Mac (OTC: FMCC) today released the results of its Primary Mortgage Market Survey® (PMMS®), showing average fixed mortgage rates falling to new all-time record lows for the second consecutive week on mortgage securities purchases by the Federal Reserve and indicators of a weakening economy. The Federal Reserve's purchase of long-term fixed mortgage securities allowed the 15-year fixed-rate mortgage at 2.69 percent to fall below the 5-year ARM's rate at 2.72 percent. The last time the average 15-year fixed was lower than the 5-year ARM was the week ending October 15, 2009.

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All-Time Low: 30-Year Fixed-Rate Mortgage Averages 3.40 Percent

MCLEAN, Va., Sept. 27, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Freddie Mac (OTC: FMCC) today released the results of its Primary Mortgage Market Survey® (PMMS®), showing fixed mortgage rates breaking their previous average record lows helping to keep homebuyer affordability high and refinancing strong to support an already improving housing market. All mortgage products, except the 5-year ARM, averaged new all-time record lows.

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Mortgage Rates Back To Record Lows

MCLEAN, Va., Sept. 20, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Freddie Mac (OTC: FMCC) today released the results of its Primary Mortgage Market Survey® (PMMS®), showing fixed mortgage rates at or near their all-time record lows helping to keep homebuyer affordability high. The average 30-year fixed rate mortgage matched its all-time record low at 3.49 percent, and the average 15-year fixed fell to a new all-time record low at 2.77 percent.

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Fixed Mortgage Rates Ease Going Into The Labor Day Weekend

MCLEAN, Va., Aug. 30, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Freddie Mac (OTC: FMCC) today released the results of its Primary Mortgage Market Survey® (PMMS®), showing fixed mortgage rates pulling back and following bond yields lower after gradually moving higher over the past month.

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Fixed Mortgage Rates Move Higher For Fourth Consecutive Week

MCLEAN, Va., Aug. 23, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Freddie Mac (OTC: FMCC) today released the results of its Primary Mortgage Market Survey® (PMMS®), showing fixed mortgage rates following long-term Treasury yields higher amid continued positive data on the housing market. This marks the fourth straight week of fixed mortgage rates gradually moving higher.

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Fixed Mortgage Rates Move Higher For Third Consecutive Week

MCLEAN, Va., Aug. 16, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Freddie Mac (OTC: FMCC) today released the results of its Primary Mortgage Market Survey® (PMMS®), showing fixed mortgage rates following long-term Treasury yields higher. This marks the third straight week of fixed mortgage rates moving higher.

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Fixed Mortgage Rates Move Higher for Second Consecutive Week

MCLEAN, Va., Aug. 9, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Freddie Mac (OTC: FMCC) today 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 averaged 3.59 percent, and the 15-year fixed averaged, 2.84 percent, still near the historic low.

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30-year Fixed-rate Mortgage Moves Up, Averages 3.55 Percent

MCLEAN, Va., Aug. 2, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Freddie Mac (OTC: FMCC) today released the results of its Primary Mortgage Market Survey® (PMMS®), showing fixed mortgages rates breaking their streak of record-breaking lows and moving higher on mixed Eurozone and domestic economic data. Before this week, the average rate on the 30-year fixed had fallen to or matched record-low levels in 13 of the past 14 weeks.

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30-Year Fixed-Rate Mortgage Averages a Record-Breaking 3.49 Percent

MCLEAN, Va., July 26, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Freddie Mac (OTC: FMCC) today released the results of its Primary Mortgage Market Survey® (PMMS®), showing fixed mortgages rates continuing their streak of record-breaking lows. The 30-year fixed rate mortgage averaged 3.49 percent, more than a full percentage point lower than a year ago when it averaged 4.55 percent. Meanwhile, the 15-year fixed-rate mortgage, a popular choice for those looking to refinance, also set another record low at 2.80 percent.

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Another Week Of Record-Breaking Lows For Fixed-Rate Mortgages

MCLEAN, Va., July 12, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Freddie Mac (OTC: FMCC) today released the results of its Primary Mortgage Market Survey® (PMMS®), showing average fixed mortgage rates continuing to find new all-time record lows amid easing bond yields following June's lackluster employment report. Both the average 30-year and 15-year fixed-rate mortgage hit new lows. The average 30-year fixed has been below 4.00 percent for 16 weeks. The average 15-year fixed has been below 3.00 percent for 7 weeks.

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Fixed Mortgage Rates Match All-time Record Lows

MCLEAN, Va., June 28, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Freddie Mac (OTC: FMCC) today released the results of its Primary Mortgage Market Survey® (PMMS®), showing average fixed mortgage rates largely unchanged helping to keep homebuyer affordability high for those in the market to purchase or looking to refinance. Both the 30-year fixed and 15-year fixed rate mortgages matched their all-time record lows.

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30-Year Fixed-Rate Mortgage Averages 3.66 Percent

MCLEAN, Va., June 21, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Freddie Mac (OTC: FMCC) today released the results of its Primary Mortgage Market Survey® (PMMS®), showing average mortgage rates easing amid worsening economic indicators. Both the 30-year fixed and the 5-year ARM registered new average record lows.

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Average Fixed Mortgage Rates Reverse Course

MCLEAN, Va., June 14, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Freddie Mac (OTC: FMCC) today released the results of its Primary Mortgage Market Survey® (PMMS®), showing average fixed mortgage rates ending their six week streak of record-setting lows. Regardless, mortgage rates still remain near the historic lows helping to keep homebuyer affordability high, and providing a strong incentive for those looking to refinance. 

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Record-Setting Low Fixed Mortgage Rates Persist

MCLEAN, Va., June 7, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Freddie Mac (OTC: FMCC) today released the results of its Primary Mortgage Market Survey® (PMMS®), showing average fixed mortgage rates falling to new all-time record lows for the sixth consecutive week amid weak economic and job data helping to keep homebuyer affordability high.

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Average 15-Year Fixed-Rate Mortgage Breaks Barrier, Falls To 2.97 Percent

MCLEAN, Va., May 31, 2012 /PRNewswire/ --  Freddie Mac (OTC: FMCC) today released the results of its Primary Mortgage Market Survey® (PMMS®), showing fixed mortgage rates following bond yields lower to new all-time record lows. The 30-year fixed averaged 3.75 percent setting a new all-time record low for the fifth consecutive week. The 15-year fixed averaged an unprecedented 2.97 percent bringing three of the four benchmark mortgage rates below 3 percent for the first time in Freddie Mac's weekly survey.

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Historic Lows for Fixed Mortgage Rates Hold Steady

MCLEAN, Va., May 24, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Freddie Mac (OTC: FMCC) today released the results of its Primary Mortgage Market Survey® (PMMS®), showing the record lows for average fixed mortgage rates holding steady for the week. The 30-year fixed-rate mortgage ticked slightly down to 3.78 percent and 15-year fixed-rate mortgages remained unchanged from last week at 3.04 percent

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Fixed Mortgage Rates Hit Record Lows Again

MCLEAN, Va., May 17, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Freddie Mac (OTC: FMCC) today released the results of its Primary Mortgage Market Survey® (PMMS®), showing average fixed mortgage rates again hitting new record lows. The 30-year fixed-rate mortgage at 3.79 percent continues to remain well below 4 percent and 15-year fixed-rate mortgages are also slightly down at 3.04 percent.

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Second Consecutive Week Of Record-Low Fixed Mortgage Rates

MCLEAN, Va., May 10, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Freddie Mac (OTC: FMCC) today released the results of its Primary Mortgage Market Survey® (PMMS®), showing average fixed mortgage rates hitting new all-time record lows for the second consecutive week as they followed bond yields lower. The 30-year fixed-rate mortgage has averaged below 4 percent all but one week since December 8, 2011, helping to keep homebuyer affordability high.

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Fixed Mortgage Rates Average New All-Time Record Lows

MCLEAN, Va., May 3, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Freddie Mac (OTC: FMCC) today released the results of its Primary Mortgage Market Survey® (PMMS®), showing average fixed mortgage rates finding new all-time record lows continuing to help keep homebuyer affordability high. The 30-year fixed averaged 3.84 percent, down from its previous all-time record low of 3.87 percent last registered on February 9, 2012. The 15-year fixed averaged 3.07 percent, also dropping below its previous all-time record low of 3.11 percent set April 12 of this year. The 1-year ARM also averaged a new all-time record low in the PMMS at 2.70 percent.

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Fixed Mortgage Rates Hold Near Record Lows

MCLEAN, Va., April 26, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Freddie Mac (OTC: FMCC) today released the results of its Primary Mortgage Market Survey® (PMMS®), showing average fixed mortgage rates 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.

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Fixed Mortgage Rates Edge Slightly Higher

MCLEAN, Va., April 19, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Freddie Mac (OTC: FMCC) today released the results of its Primary Mortgage Market Survey® (PMMS®), showing average fixed mortgage rates holding relatively stable this week amid signs that inflation remains in check with the 30-year fixed up slightly at 3.90 percent and 15-year fixed at 3.13 percent. Meanwhile, the average 5-year ARM hit a new all-time low of 2.78 percent, from its previously low of 2.80 percent set the first week of February, 2012.

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15-Year Fixed-Rate Mortgage Hits New All-Time Record Low

MCLEAN, Va., April 12, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Freddie Mac (OTC: FMCC) today released the results of its Primary Mortgage Market Survey® (PMMS®), showing average fixed mortgage rates declining for the third consecutive week on the heels of a weaker than expected employment report. The 30-year fixed averaged just above its record low while the 15-year fixed averaged a new all-time record low of 3.11 percent breaking its previous low of 3.13 percent on March 8, 2012.

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Myths About Getting a Home Loan in Today's Market

 With the spring homebuying season upon us, it's important to get the facts straight on home financing and credit availability. Interest rates are at historic lows today, and house prices in many markets across the country are more attractive and affordable than they have been in years. Yet many people believe that they can't take advantage of these opportunities because credit either isn't available or it's virtually impossible to qualify for a mortgage. As the head of the Single-Family Business at the nation's second largest mortgage investor, I wanted to set the record straight.

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30-Year Fixed-Rate Mortgage Ticks Down to 3.98 Percent

MCLEAN, Va., April 5, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Freddie Mac (OTC: FMCC) today released the results of its Primary Mortgage Market Survey® (PMMS®), showing average mortgage rates changing little from the previous week with the average 30-year fixed-rate mortgage remaining just below 4.00 percent for the second consecutive week.

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30-Year Fixed-Rate Mortgage Dips Back Below 4.00 Percent

McLEAN, Va., March 29, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Freddie Mac (OTC: FMCC) today released the results of its Primary Mortgage Market Survey® (PMMS®), showing mortgage rates, fixed and adjustable, moving lower on weaker housing economic indicators as the average 30-year fixed-rate mortgage slid just below 4.00 percent for the week.

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30-Year Fixed-Rate Mortgage Averages 4.08 Percent

MCLEAN, Va., March 22, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Freddie Mac (OTC: FMCC) today released the results of its Primary Mortgage Market Survey® (PMMS®), showing mortgage rates continuing to follow bond yields higher amid improving economic data. The average 30-fixed rate mortgage averaged 4.08 percent for the week clearing the 4 percent barrier for the first time since October 27, 2011, when it averaged 4.10 percent. 

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Mortgage Rates Follow Bond Yields Higher

MCLEAN, Va., March 15, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Freddie Mac (OTC: FMCC) today released the results of its Primary Mortgage Market Survey® (PMMS®), showing mortgage rates moving higher amid positive jobs data and increasing bond yields. Despite the increase, the average 30-year fixed rate mortgage has been below 4.00 percent for 15 consecutive weeks helping to keep homebuyer affordability high.

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Fixed-rate Mortgages Remain at or Near All-time Lows

MCLEAN, Va., March 8, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Freddie Mac (OTC: FMCC) today released the results of its Primary Mortgage Market Survey® (PMMS®), showing fixed-rate mortgages at or near their 60-year lows helping to drive record high homebuyer affordability. The 15-year fixed, a popular choice among refinance borrowers, averaged a new all-time record low of 3.13 percent.  

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30-year Fixed-rate Mortgage Averages 3.90 Percent

MCLEAN, Va., March 1, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Freddie Mac (OTC: FMCC) today released the results of its Primary Mortgage Market Survey® (PMMS®), showing fixed mortgage rates moving slightly lower for the week and remaining near their 60-year lows helping to keep homebuyer affordability high.   

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Average 30-Year Fixed-Rate Mortgage Up From All-Time Record Low

MCLEAN, Va., Feb. 23, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Freddie Mac (OTC: FMCC) today released the results of its Primary Mortgage Market Survey® (PMMS®), showing fixed mortgage rates moving off their at- or-near record lows for the first time in three weeks amid recent data showing the housing market continues to improve. 

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30-Year Fixed-Rate Mortgage Drops Amid Japan Crisis

McLean, VA – Freddie Mac (OTC: FMCC) today released the results of its Primary Mortgage Market Survey® (PMMS®), which shows the 30-year fixed-rate dropping to 4.76 percent while the 15-year fixed-rate hit its lowest rate at 3.97 percent since December 2010.

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30-Year Fixed-Rate Mortgage Holds Steady at 4.88%

McLean, VA – Freddie Mac (OTC: FMCC) today released the results of its Primary Mortgage Market Survey® (PMMS®), which shows mortgage rates holding steady and below 5.0 percent.

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30-Year Fixed-Rate Mortgage Holds Steady at 4.88%

McLean, VA – Freddie Mac (OTC: FMCC) today released the results of its Primary Mortgage Market Survey® (PMMS®), which shows mortgage rates holding steady and below 5.0 percent.

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30-Year Fixed-Rate Mortgage Drops for Third Consecutive Week

McLean, VA – Freddie Mac (OTC: FMCC) today released the results of its Primary Mortgage Market Survey® (PMMS®), which shows a drop in long-term fixed rates for the third consecutive week.

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30-Year Fixed-Rate Mortgage Eases Just Below 5 Percent

McLean, VA – Freddie Mac (OTC: FMCC) today released the results of its Primary Mortgage Market Survey® (PMMS®), which shows a drop in long-term fixed rates this week.

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30-Year Fixed-Rate Mortgage Drops to 5 Percent

McLean, VA – Freddie Mac (OTC: FMCC) today released the results of its Primary Mortgage Market Survey® (PMMS®), which shows a drop in long-term fixed rates this week.

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30-Year Fixed-Rate Mortgage Rates Rise to 5.05 Percent Highest Level Since April 2010

McLean, VA – Freddie Mac (OTC: FMCC) today released the results of its Primary Mortgage Market Survey® (PMMS®) which shows long- and short-term rates rising this week.

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Mortgage Rates Show Mixed Results This Week

McLean, VA – Freddie Mac (OTC: FMCC) today released the results of its Primary Mortgage Market Survey® (PMMS®) which shows mixed results in both long- and short-term rates this week.

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Mortgage Rates Show Mixed Results This Week

McLean, VA – Freddie Mac (OTC: FMCC) today released the results of its Primary Mortgage Market Survey® (PMMS®) which shows mixed results in both long- and short-term rates this week.

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Bond Yields Rise and So Do Mortgage Rates

McLean, VA – Freddie Mac (OTC: FMCC) today released the results of its Primary Mortgage Market Survey® (PMMS®) which shows long- and short-term rates rising this week.

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Tame Inflation Figures Leave Mortgage Rates Mixed

McLean, VA – Freddie Mac (OTC: FMCC) today released the results of its Primary Mortgage Market Survey® (PMMS®). The survey results showed mixed results for both long- and short-term rates, with the 30-year rising slightly and the 15-year falling just as slightly.

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Tame Inflation Figures Leave Mortgage Rates Mixed

McLean, VA – Freddie Mac (OTC: FMCC) today released the results of its Primary Mortgage Market Survey® (PMMS®). The survey results showed mixed results for both long- and short-term rates, with the 30-year rising slightly and the 15-year falling just as slightly.

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Mortgage Rates Down for Second Week

McLean, VA – Freddie Mac (OTC: FMCC) today released the results of its Primary Mortgage Market Survey® (PMMS®). The survey results showed lower mortgage rates for both long- and short-term rates, with the 30-year reaching a four-week low.

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Mortgage Rates Down for Second Week

McLean, VA – Freddie Mac (OTC: FMCC) today released the results of its Primary Mortgage Market Survey® (PMMS®). The survey results showed lower mortgage rates for both long- and short-term rates, with the 30-year reaching a four-week low.

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Long- and Short-Term Mortgages Drop This Week

McLean, VA – Freddie Mac (OTC: FMCC) today released the results of its Primary Mortgage Market Survey® (PMMS®). The survey results showed lower mortgage rates for both long- and short-term rates.

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30yr fixed 3.78 3.96
30yr fixed jumbo 3.63 3.63
15yr fixed 2.98 3.15
15yr fixed jumbo 2.75 2.79
5/1 ARM 2.67 2.76
5/1 ARM jumbo 0.00 0.00








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