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Rate on 30-year fixed mortgage rises to 4.86 pct.

NEW YORK — Fixed mortgage rates rose slightly this week, but the average rate on the 30-year loan remained below 5 percent. Freddie Mac says the average rate on the 30-year fixed mortgage rose to 4.86 percent from 4.81 percent ...

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Mortgage rates edge down after 5 weeks of gains

NEW YORK — Rates on fixed mortgages dipped after rising for five weeks in a row. Still, they remain more than a half-point higher than last month and are at the highest level since late spring. Freddie Mac said Thursday ...

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Mortgage rates edge up while housing market still lags

NEW YORK — Record-low mortgage rates failed to pull the housing market out of its funk. Now rates are inching higher, but don’t blame them if home sales stay sluggish. Just as bargain financing couldn’t save the housing market, analysts ...

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