Freddie Mac predicts the increase in short-term rates will have a strong, negative impact on long-term rates, with 30 year fixed rates increasing to 4.9% 30 year fixed rates by 4th quarter 2018. The mba cites global economic growth, a tight job market, and increased inflation expectations as the impetus for the solid four rate increases it.

Also included in the report was Freddie Mac’s notion that strong homebuilder confidence and lower mortgage rates will help housing starts and home sales recover from their slump in 2018.

Survey (PMMS ), showing average fixed mortgage rates moving higher amid a strong jobs report and bringing mortgage rates back to where they were at the start of 2015. The 30-year fixed-rate mortgage has averaged below 4 percent since the week ending November 13, 2014.

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They note that the 30-year fixed-rate mortgages (FRM) dipped below 4.0 percent at the end of May and has remained there "amid concerns over trade disputes, a possible economic slowdown, and market.

Average fixed-rate mortgages are holding near historical lows, but did inch higher this week amid a stronger employment report, Freddie Mac reports in its weekly mortgage market survey. The economy added 257,000 new jobs in January, following additional increases in December (329,000) and November (423,000).

As of last week, the average rate on a 30-year fixed-rate mortgage was 3.56%. A year ago, it stood at 4.6%, according to.

Freddie Mac released the results of its Primary Mortgage Market Survey (PMMS ), showing average fixed mortgage rates rising amid continued market expectations of a possible rate increase by the Federal Reserve and following a stronger than expected jobs report. Freddie Mac: Strong jobs report sends mortgage rates back up.

"A surprisingly strong July jobs report showed 255,000 jobs added and 0.3 percent wage growth from last month, exceeding many experts’ expectations," said freddie mac chief economist Sean Becketti. The 30-year fixed-rate mortgage increased to 3.45% for the week ending in Aug. 11, 2016.

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We don't need Fannie or Freddie for a fixed mortgage rate: Expert Fixed mortgage rates increased for the week ending Nov. 12 amid continued market expectations of a possible rate increase by the Federal Reserve and following a stronger-than-expected jobs report, according to Freddie Mac’s latest Primary Mortgage Market Survey. The average rate for a 30-year fixed-rate mortgage (FRM) was 3.98%, an increase from the previous week [.]