U.S. mortgage rates tick lower

Rates for home loans ticked down as fears of a Federal Reserve rate increase waned, mortgage provider Freddie Mac said Thursday. The 30-year fixed-rate mortgage averaged 3.48% in the September 22 wee...

U.S. benchmark mortgage rate rises: Freddie Mac

WASHINGTON (MarketWatch) — Mortgage rates moved higher after the strong jobs report, Freddie Mac said on Thursday. The average 30-year fixed-rate mortgage rose to 3.69% in the week ending Feb. ...

U.S. benchmark 30-year mortgage rate falls to 3.66%

WASHINGTON (MarketWatch) — The average rate for a 30-year fixed-rate mortgage fell to 3.66% in the week that ended Jan. 15, hitting the lowest reading May 2013, from 3.73% in the prior week, ac...

Mortgage holders win at Supreme Court

By Personal finance reporter Shutterstock A unanimous Supreme Court decision strengthened consumers rights when mortgage disclosures are at issue. The Supreme Court ruled 9-0 that Countrywide Home Lo...

U.S. benchmark 30-year mortgage rate rises to 3.87%

WASHINGTON (MarketWatch) — The average rate for a 30-year fixed-rate mortgage rose to 3.87% in the week that ended Dec. 31 from the prior week’s reading of 3.83%, according to a Wednesday...