Freddie Mac: Mortgage rates inch higher on positive jobs report

Mortgage interest increased this week on the back of a positive jobs report that seemed to make it less likely that the Fed would delay plans to wind down its stimulus program later this year.

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Mortgage rates continue to slightly increase, according to Freddie Mac’s latest Primary Mortgage Market survey. freddie mac Chief economist sam khater said the 30-year fixed-rate mortgage inched.

Mortgage rates moved lower this week, with the 30-year, fixed rate averaging 3.90 percent, a decrease from 3.92 percent the week prior, according to Freddie Mac’s recently released Primary.

A strong Jobs Report, showing jobs added or wages increasing may translate to wage inflation. Inflation tends to negatively impact bonds, like mortgage backed securities, and may cause rates to trend higher. The reverse is also true, a weak Jobs Report may cause mortgage rates to improve as investors seek the safety of bonds.

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Freddie Mac’s Mortgage Rate Survey Explained. Research Note: Freddie Mac’s Primary Mortgage Market Survey (PMMS) is the longest running weekly survey of mortgage interest rates in the United States. Since Freddie Mac launched its survey in 1971, others have begun collecting and reporting mortgage rate information.

Sam Khater, Freddie Mac’s chief economist, says mortgage rates were mostly unchanged, but did tick up for the first time since early June. "The 10-year treasury yield continues to hover along the same narrow range, as increased global trade tensions are causing investors to take a cautious approach," he said.

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Stream Live  Dan French Mutual Of Omaha Mortgage ( Mortgage Rates, Home Prices, and Tax Season) US mortgage rates are starting to crawl back up after falling to 14-month lows. According to the latest data released on Thursday by Freddie Mac, the 30-year fixed-rate average increased to 4.12 per cent with an average 0.5 point. It was 4.08 per cent a week ago and 4.42 per cent a year ago.

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