Refinance rates tick higher for Tuesday

bbernard/Shutterstock Multiple key refinance rates floated higher today. The nationwide average for a 30-year fixed-rate refinance advanced, but the average rate on a 15-year fixed tapered off. Meanwhile, the average rate on 10-year fixed refis climbed. RATE SEARCH: Compare refinancing rates in your area now. 30-year fixed refinance The average 30-year fixed-refinance rate is 4.05…

America’s affordable housing crisis has reached a new milestone

The affordable-housing crunch worsened last year. In the final quarter of last year, Americans spent the highest share of their incomes on mortgage payments since 2010, according to real estate company Zillow. The economy’s improvement after the housing crash generated new buyer demand for housing, even though the homeownership rate remained historically low. Simultaneously, incomes…

Mortgage rates rise for Friday

bbernard/Shutterstock.com Several closely watched mortgage rates rose today. The average rates on 30-year fixed and 15-year fixed mortgages both saw an increase. Meanwhile, the average rate on 5/1 adjustable-rate mortgages also cruised higher. RATE SEARCH: Compare mortgage rates in your area now. 30-year fixed mortgages The average 30-year fixed-mortgage rate is 4.04 percent, up 10…

Refinance rates move higher for Thursday

bbernard/Shutterstock Several benchmark refinance rates increased today. Average rates nationwide on 30-year fixed and 15-year fixed refinances both climbed higher. The average rate on 10-year fixed refis, meanwhile, also increased. 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 3 basis points compared…

Mortgage rates advance for Thursday

Yuganov Konstantin/Shutterstock.com Several closely watched mortgage rates ticked up today. The average rates on 30-year fixed and 15-year fixed mortgages both rose. Meanwhile, the average rate on 5/1 adjustable-rate mortgages also climbed. RATE SEARCH: Compare mortgage rates in your area now. 30-year fixed mortgages The average 30-year fixed-mortgage rate is 4.05 percent, up 4 basis…

Mortgage rates unchanged for Wednesday

wavebreakmedia/Shuttestock.com Multiple benchmark mortgage rates were flat today. The average rates on 30-year fixed and 15-year fixed mortgages held steady. The average rate on 5/1 adjustable-rate mortgages, or ARMs, the most popular type of variable rate mortgage, notched higher. RATE SEARCH: Compare mortgage rates in your area now. 30-year fixed mortgages The average 30-year fixed-mortgage…

Refinance rates drop for Tuesday

bbernard/Shutterstock Several closely watched refinance rates were down today. The average rate nationwide for a 30-year fixed-rate refinance ticked downwards, but the average rate on a 15-year fixed climbed. The average rate on 10-year fixed refis, meanwhile, ticked downward. RATE SEARCH: Compare refinancing rates in your area now. 30-year fixed refinance The average 30-year fixed-refinance…

Mortgage rates ease for Tuesday

wavebreakmedia/Shutterstock.com Several benchmark mortgage rates receded today. The average rates on 30-year fixed and 15-year fixed mortgages both decreased. Meanwhile, the average rate on 5/1 adjustable-rate mortgages also tapered off. RATE SEARCH: Compare mortgage rates in your area now. 30-year fixed mortgages The average 30-year fixed-mortgage rate is 3.98 percent, down 5 basis pointsover the…

Mortgage rates retreat for Friday

DGLimages/Shutterstock.com Multiple key mortgage rates dropped today. The average rates on 30-year fixed and 15-year fixed mortgages both dropped. The average rate on 5/1 adjustable-rate mortgages, meanwhile, also decreased. Mortgage rates are constantly changing, but they have remained in a historically low range for quite some time. If you’re in the market for a mortgage,…

Refinance rates move lower for Thursday

bbernard/Shutterstock Multiple benchmark refinance rates sunk lower today. The national averages for 30-year fixed and 15-year fixed refinances both tapered off. 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 4.05 percent, down 1 basis point…

Mortgage rates dip for Wednesday

Yuganov Konstantin/Shutterstock.com Multiple key mortgage rates sunk lower today. The average rates on 30-year fixed and 15-year fixed mortgages both ticked downwards. Meanwhile, the average rate on 5/1 adjustable-rate mortgages also sunk 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 5…

Rent Sandra Bullock’s sunset strip home

Satinder Haer Feb 7th 2017 4:56PM “Miss Congeniality” is offering up her 3-bed, 3-bath estate in Los Angeles as a rental – for a tidy $15,000 a month. The furnished Sunset Strip home boasts 3,153 square feet of indoor space, as well as a spacious backyard. One of the bedrooms contains a modern spiral staircase…