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Average mortgage rates climbed this week

FILE - This Monday, July 10, 2017, file photo shows new housing construction, in North Andover, Mass. On Thursday, Dec. 28, 2017, Freddie Mac reports on the week's average U.S. mortgage rates. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola, File)

WASHINGTON — Long-term U.S. mortgage rates increased this week, although they’re lower than a year ago. Mortgage buyer Freddie Mac said Thursday that the average rate on 30-year fixed-rate mortgages rose to 3.99 percent, up from 3.94 percent last week. ...

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Long-term mortgage rates rise, staying near 2014 highs

This Wednesday, Dec. 7, 2016, photo shows a house for sale, in Hialeah, Fla. Americans bought homes in November at the fastest pace in nearly a decade, despite a shortage of houses for sale, according to information released Wednesday, Dec. 21, 2016, by the National Association of Realtors. (AP Photo/Alan Diaz)

Long-term US mortgage rates ticked up again this week, staying at their highest levels since early 2014. Mortgage buyer Freddie Mac on Thursday reported the rate on 30-year fixed-rate loans rose to an average 4.32 percent from 4.30 percent last ...

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Average rate on 30-year mortgage dips

Average long-term U.S. mortgage rates edged slightly lower this week after rising for three straight weeks. Mortgage giant Freddie Mac said Thursday the average rate on a 30-year fixed-rate mortgage ticked down to 3.84 percent this week from 3.85 percent ...

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Is refinancing your mortgage really worth it?

The interest rate pendulum has swung in favor of homeowners again. A steady decline in recent weeks brought down the average rate for a 30-year fixed home loan below 4 percent to 3.92 percent this week.

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