Freddie Mac reports today that mortgage rates finished the year near record lows, helping to keep homebuyer affordability high. A 30-year fixed-rate mortgage (FRM) averaged 3.35 percent, while the 15-year FRM averaged 2.65 percent. Last year the 30-year FRM averaged 3.95 percent, while the 15-year FRM averaged 3.24. Read the news release from Freddie Mac.
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‘Move-up’ buyers trending in suburban area – Daily Herald