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Mortgage Rates Bump Up to 21-Year High

Hitting levels last recorded in 2001, Freddie Mac reports the fixed-rate mortgage at 7.23% this week, forcing more prospective buyers to back to the sidelines and pushing purchase activity to a 28-year-low.

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Mortgage Rates Hit Highest Point Since Spring 2002

Not since spring of 2002 have fixed-rate mortgages been as high as they were reported this week, and when combined with mortgage app volume sliding for the fourth straight week, affordability headwinds continue to impact housing demand.

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Mortgage Rates Push Slightly Upward

Freddie Mac reports mortgage rates still in excess of the 6.75% mark, as home buyers are increasingly turning to new construction to secure a home, and home builders are responding by picking up the rate of construction.

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Mortgage Rates Shift Direction, Trend Upward

After a three-week slide, Freddie Mac reports the fixed-rate mortgage rose four basis points week-over-week, and despite affordability headwinds, buyers have driven new home sales to levels seen in more than 12 months.

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