Trump halts FHA fee cut

Joe Raedle/Getty Images The Trump administration has suspended a cut in fees on FHA-insured mortgages that had been set to take effect this month. A reduction in the Federal Housing Administration’s annual mortgage insurance premium had been scheduled to take place Jan. 27. In one of the first acts of the Trump administration, the cut…

Refinance rates tick higher for Thursday

bbernard/Shutterstock Several closely watched refinance rates trended upward today. The average rates on 30-year fixed and 15-year fixed refinances both ticked up. The average rate on 10-year fixed refis, meanwhile, also floated higher. RATE SEARCH: Compare refinancing rates in your area now. 30-year fixed refinance The average 30-year fixed-refinance rate is 4.01 percent, up 3…

Refinance rates move higher for Tuesday

bbernard/Shutterstock Several closely watched refinance rates climbed up today. The average rates on 30-year fixed and 15-year fixed refinances both climbed. The average rate on 10-year fixed refis, meanwhile, also floated higher. RATE SEARCH: Compare refinancing rates in your area now. 30-year fixed refinance The average 30-year fixed-refinance rate is 4.08 percent, up 4 basis…

Mortgage rates move lower for Wednesday

Several benchmark mortgage rates decreased today. The average rates on 30-year fixed and 15-year fixed mortgages both receded. On the variable-mortgage side, the average rate on 5/1 adjustable-rate mortgages, or ARMs, also dropped. RATE SEARCH: Compare mortgage rates in your area now. 30-year fixed mortgages The average 30-year fixed-mortgage rate is 3.99 percent, down 9…

Refinance rates slide for Tuesday

bbernard/Shutterstock Multiple benchmark refinance rates slid lower today. The national averages for 30-year fixed and 15-year fixed refinances both were down. Meanwhile, the average rate on 10-year fixed refis also declined. RATE SEARCH: Compare refinancing rates in your area now. 30-year fixed refinance The average 30-year fixed-refinance rate is 4.04 percent, down 5 basis points…

Mortgage rates retreat for Monday

Multiple key mortgage rates dropped today. The average rates on 30-year fixed and 15-year fixed mortgages both declined. The average rate on 5/1 adjustable-rate mortgages, or ARMs, meanwhile, also slid lower. RATE SEARCH: Compare mortgage rates in your area now. 30-year fixed mortgages The average 30-year-fixed mortgage rate is 3.99 percent, down 7 basis points…

Mortgage rates ease for Friday

Multiple closely watched mortgage rates declined today. The average rates on 30-year fixed and 15-year fixed mortgages both trended down. The average rate on 5/1 adjustable-rate mortgages, or ARMs, meanwhile, also tapered off. RATE SEARCH: Compare mortgage rates in your area now. 30-year fixed mortgages The average 30-year fixed-mortgage rate is 3.99 percent, down 10…

Refinance rates slide for Thursday

bbernard/Shutterstock Several key refinance rates ticked downward today. Nationwide averages for 30-year fixed and 15-year fixed refinances both were down. The average rate on 10-year fixed refis, meanwhile, also declined. RATE SEARCH: Compare refinancing rates in your area now. 30-year fixed refinance The average 30-year fixed-refinance rate is 4.12 percent, down 8 basis points compared…