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Overnight real estate rates trickle lower

30-year fixed rate at 5.75%; 10-year Treasury yield up at 4.59%

Long-term mortgage interest rates were lower Monday, and the benchmark 10-year Treasury bond yield rose to 4.59 percent. The 30-year fixed-rate average slipped to 5.75 percent, and the 15-year fixed-rate dipped to 5.43 percent. The 1-year adjustable was up slightly at 4.63 percent. The 30-year Treasury bond yield increased to 4.55 percent. Rates are current as of 7:15 p.m. Eastern Standard Time. Mortgage rate figures are according to Bankrate.com, which publishes nightly averages based on its survey of 4,000 banks in 50 states. Points on these mortgages range from zero to 3.5. In other economic news, the Dow Jones Industrial Average gained 35.7 points, or 0.32 percent, finishing at 11,097.55. The Nasdaq gained 20.14 points, or 0.88 percent, closing at 2,307.18. Stock and bond figures are current as of 7:30 p.m. Eastern Standard Time. *** What's your opinion? Send your Letter to the Editor to [email protected]...

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