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Freddie Mac: Mortgage Rates Jump

Posted by sarahebordelon on October 17, 2018
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In this weeks Primary Mortgage Market Survey from Freddie Mac, 30-year fixed-rate mortgage rates jumped 19 basis points to 4.90 percent; this is the highest level since the week of April 14, 2011.

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U.S. Weekly Averages as of 10/11/2018 Source:

Freddie Mac credits rising rates plus high & escalating home prices putting pressure on purchase demand. Although monthly payments are still affordable, the biggest hurdle for many borrowers today is the down payment.

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