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LendingTree Weekly Mortgage Rate Pulse: Rates Decrease Slightly


March 2, 2011 (Shirley Allen) According to the data collected on March 1, 2010, for LendingTree’s Weekly Mortgage Rate Pulse, average home loan rates offered by network lenders was 5.06 percent (5.28% APR) for 30-year fixed mortgages, which is down from 5.16 percent the week before, 4.29 percent (4.60% APR) for 15-year fixed mortgages, which [...]

FHFA Reports Home Prices Fall 3.9% in 4Q 2010


February 25, 2011 (Brian Moore) The Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA) disclosed Thursday in its seasonally adjusted purchase-only house price index that U.S. home prices fell 3.9% in the fourth quarter when compared to a year earlier citing lingering unemployment and an oversupply of homes on the sales market for the price decline. Read more...

Freddie Mac/Fannie Mae Report Losses; Seek More Aid


February 25, 2011 (Shirley Allen) Freddie Mac and Fannie Mae both released their financial results for the 4th quarter of 2010 with Freddie Mac reporting a loss of $113 million for the quarter and Fannie Mae reporting a loss of $2.1 billion. Freddie Mac reports that they would have actually earned $1.2 billion had it [...]

Freddie Mac: Mortgage Rates Back Under 5 Percent


February 24, 2011 (Chris Moore) Freddie Mac today released the results of its Primary Mortgage Market Survey® (PMMS®), which shows a drop in long-term fixed rates this week with the 30 year fixed rate mortgage dropping to below 5 percent. Read more...