Source: US Department of HUD/FHA; March 2015. a Application count by product type only includes Standard, Saver, and HECM 2014 applications and may not equal the total monthly application count. b HUD discontinued offering the fixed-rate standard option in April 2013; the remaining Standard and Saver programs were discontinued in October 2013.

In Houston, the 30-year fixed rate mortgage averaged 4.6 percent in February, up from 4.29 percent in. The Federal Reserve has raised short-term interest rates six times since December 2015 as a.

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February 23rd, 2015 Interest rates moved slightly higher last week for the 3rd week in a row. The Mortgage Backed Security Market (MBS) closed down – 40 bps for the week, but we have seen some improvement on Monday with the MBS market trading up + 17 bps.

America’s Federal Reserve is no exception – it just announced the second cut in its benchmark interest rate this year.

Continuing a trend that’s seen the benchmark interest rate set by Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac for standard mortgage. 2015. But in the months since then, Fannie and Freddie dropped the benchmark rate.

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Mortgage rates are still taking cues from Wall Street as the Dow and S&P 500 continues to slide. Investors are pulling funds from equities and mortgage bonds are benefitting, driving rates lower. Fed Chair Janet Yellen wrapped up the latest Senate testimony last week and chatter of negative interest rates is being heard.

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And in especially good news for buyers, FHA mortgage rates remained at historic lows as 2010 began. According to financial web site bankrate.com, the average interest rate on a 30-year fixed-rate mortgage loan, including those insured by the FHA, stood at 5.04 percent in mid-February.

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