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Rate on 30-year mortgage declines to 3.54 pct.

WASHINGTON — Average U.S. rates on fixed mortgages fell this week and remained near historic lows, a trend that has supported a recovery in housing. Freddie Mac said Thursday that the average rate for the 30-year loan fell to 3.54 ...

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Md. homeowners have received more than $220M from mortgage settlement

Maryland Attorney General Doug Gansler says Maryland homeowners have received more than $220 million so far from a national mortgage settlement. Gansler said Wednesday that 2,825 Maryland homeowners received the assistance between March 1 and June 30. The figures are ...

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Robert Nusgart: Cash-out refinancing has all but vanished

In the last couple of years there has been a frenzy of home owners who have refinanced. Not just once. Maybe twice. Even three times. They’ve lowered their rates. They’ve lowered their monthly payments. They’ve lowered the number of years ...

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Rate on 30-year mortgage falls to 3.98 percent

WASHINGTON — The average U.S. rate on the 30-year fixed mortgage was mostly unchanged this week, as the cost of home-buying and refinancing stayed near record lows. Mortgage buyer Freddie Mac said Thursday that the rate on the 30-year loan ...

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Rate on 30-year mortgage rises to 3.95 percent

WASHINGTON — The average rate on the 30-year fixed mortgage jumped after standing pat for three straight weeks at record lows. But the rate stayed below 4 percent for the 12th straight week, keeping home-buying and refinancing attractive for those ...

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