September 3, 2010 (Chris Moore)
Average mortgage rates in the United States continued to hover at historic lows. Freddie Mac (OTC: FMCC) today released the results of its Primary Mortgage Market Survey® (PMMS®), and for yet another week, fixed-rate mortgages reached record lows, as did the 5-year adjustable rate in this survey.
July 31, 2010 (Chris Moore)
Mortgage rates are the most affordable in decades for those who can qualify for a loan.
For many, the opportunity to buy a home or refinance at this time is lost because of the tough economy and tight credit standards. But those who have secure jobs, superior credit and strong finances could do even better than the 4.54 average rate that Freddie Mac reported Thursday, according to experts.