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Daily market update: Feb. 15, 2016

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FNC Home Price Index for December 2015:

  • Home prices rose at a seasonally unadjusted rate of 0.4 percent month-over-month in December 2015.
  • It rose 6.2 percent year-over-year.
  • On a quarterly basis, home prices were up 0.2 percent in the fourth quarter.

Mortgage rates:

 

Home equity rates:

 

Last week’s most recent market news:

Mortgage Bankers Association’s Builder Applications Survey for January 2016:

  • Mortgage applications for new home purchases increased 14 percent month-over-month (not seasonally adjusted).
  • Conventional loans comprised 67.4 percent of loan applications, and FHA comprised 19.5 percent.
  • The seasonally adjusted annual rate for single-family home sales was 499,000 units.

Freddie Mac’s Primary Mortgage Market Survey:

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  • The 30-year fixed-rate mortgage averaged 3.65 percent with an average 0.5 point for the week ending February 11, 2016.
  • This is down from 3.72 percent last week.
  • It’s also slightly down from 3.69 percent last year.

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