Mortgage rates level off
A year ago at this time, the 15-year FRM averaged 2.95%.
The average contract interest rate for 30-year fixed-rate mortgages backed by the FHA dropped to 4.16% from 4.17%, while the average contract interest rate for 15-year fixed-rate mortgages decreased to 3.55% from 3.61%. 5/1 ARMs at Chase Bank are coming out at 3.250%. with an April of 3.493%. The loan package features an April variable of 3.708%, according to today's updated loan information. Mortgage rates are closely related to yields on long-term government bonds.
While rates are low, consumers are still encouraged to be aware of the market and remain in contact with your mortgage professional.
Six Red Cross workers killed by 'IS gunmen' in Afghanistan
The Taliban denied involvement in the incident and said they will "put all effort towards finding the perpetrators of this crime". He was released almost a month later, but ICRC and local officials did not say how he was freed or who was behind the abduction.
The survey is complemented by Bankrate's weekly Rate Trend Index, in which a panel of mortgage experts predicts which way the rates are headed over the next seven days.
30 year FRMs at Chase Bank (NYSE:JPM) are coming out at 3.750% yielding an April of 3.915% today. The short term, popular 15 year fixed rate mortgages can be had for 3.710% today and an April of 3.894%. The adjustable-rate mortgage share increased to 6.9^. Individuals, who opt for the 5-year ARM VA loan, will encounter a rate of 4.000% and an April sum of 3.431%.
"Rates are at about the same level at which they started the year and have stayed within a two basis point range over the past three weeks", said Sean Becketti, Freddie Mac's Chief Economist.
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In the ARM arena, 5 year interest rates start at 3.250% at Chase Bank yielding an April of 3.605%.
Mortgage rates have been on a roller coaster ride for the past month, but a slight decrease in rates in the last week has boosted the mortgage market.
Avalanches kill dozens in Afghanistan and Pakistan
According to Fox , the avalanches have destroyed more than 150 homes and 2,500 acres of farmland. Several homes were destroyed in the town, and more people were feared trapped under the snow.
More winter weather on tap for Burlington
When it is over, a "reasonable low end" of accumulation would be 4 inches, but the forecast is 6 to 10 inches , Martucci said. Heavy snow Thursday morning is expected to drop between 4 and 6 inches throughout Burlington County.
North Dakota delegation praises pipeline notice
The easement allows Energy Transfer to build the line under federally owned Lake Oahe in North Dakota. Army Corps of Engineers Omaha District Commander, Col.
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Miller backs Ryan to win Super Bowl MVP
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Thousands join London march against Donald Trump's travel ban
Despite the uproar, Downing Street confirmed the planned state visit would still go ahead on a date yet to be finalised. Attendees will be gathering at the US Embassy in London's Grosvenor Square at 11am, before marching to Downing Street.
Senate Ends Debate, Sends DeVos Nomination to Floor for Vote
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United Kingdom service sector growth 'slows'
The Nikkei India Services Purchasing Managers' Index, or PMI, clocked in at 48.7 in January, above December's reading of 46.8. Markit say that the Jan numbers still show positive signs and could put the United Kingdom on course for 0.5% growth in Q1.
Oil edges up on threat of US issuing new Iran sanctions
As part of this, OPEC has said it will cut production by around 1.2 million barrels per day ( bpd ) in the first half of 2017. With the current trend, there is a projection that the price could scale up to $60 per barrel before the end of the year.
Uber says it believes in the legality of its shared services
Uber, however, has chose to take the issue head on and not comply to the Friday deadline set by the transport department. Even as the vehicles were impounded, the orders received flak by the media which calls it a regressive move.
Republican Senators Announce That They Will Vote Against Betsy DeVos
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