Mortgage rates plus all the latest real estate market news.

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Fannie Mae’s Economic & Strategic Research Group’s 2016 Economic & Housing Outlook:

  • Further labor market tightening will lead to increased household income and job security.
  • Home price gains on the low end of the market will continue to outpace household income growth.
  • Consumer spending will underpin economic growth in 2016.

Freddie Mac’s Primary Mortgage Market Survey:

  • The 30-year fixed-rate mortgage rate averaged 3.92 percent with an average 0.6 point for the week ending January 14, 2016.
  • This was down from last week, when it averaged 3.97 percent.
  • Year-over-year, mortgage rates are up from 3.66 percent.

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Mortgage rates:

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Home equity rates:

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Yesterday’s most recent market news:

Mortgage Bankers Association’s Weekly Applications Survey:

  • The Market Composite Index for mortgage applications increased 21.3 percent during the week ending January 8, 2016.
  • The Refinance Index increased 24 percent week-over-week.
  • The seasonally adjusted Purchase Index increased 18 percent week-over-week.

Quicken’s Home Price Perception Index for December 2015:

  • Appraised values in December were 1.8 percent lower than the homeowners’ opinion.
  • This is the 11th consecutive month when appraised values were lower than homeowners’ expectations.
  • Home values continued to increase in December.

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