Mortgage Rates This Week

Dated: 01/19/2018

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  • Mortgage rates continued rising in the last week, breaching 4 percent for the first time since last summer, according to Freddie Mac’s latest Primary Mortgage Market Survey.

  • Freddie Mac’s report, which was released Thursday morning, shows that the 30-year fixed-rate mortgage rose to an average of 4.04 percent for the week ending Jan. 18, 2018.

  • Last week, the 30-year mortgage checked in at 3.99 percent.

  • This week’s average of 4.04 percent was the first time that benchmark interest rate broke 4 percent since July 2017. Interest rates are also the highest they’ve been since May 2017. A year ago at this time, interest rates averaged 4.09 percent.

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