Mortgage Rates News
US home equity is back, so why aren't more people borrowing?
US home equity is back, but stricter lending rules make it hard for homeowners to borrow
Average US 30-year mortgage rate falls to 3.95 pct, 2017 low
Long-term U.S. mortgage rates fell this week to their lowest levels of the year
Home sales fell in April amid supply squeeze
US home sales slid 2.3 percent in April as supplies tightened and prices climbed
Long-term US mortgage rates inch lower
Long-term U.S. mortgage rates inched lower this week. The average rate on 30-year fixed-rate home loans slipped to 4.02 percent from 4.05 percent last week. The rate on 15-year mortgages eased to 3.27 percent from 3.29 percent last week.
Average US 30-year mortgage rate slips to 4.02 percent
Long-term US mortgage rates inched lower this week amid political turmoil in Washington
Riding the uptrend in housing construction
After 10 years of under-building, the home construction industry has turned brisk and is gaining momentum as consumers of various ages, motivated by high consumer confidence, seek new places to live. Various indicators show uptrends in different segments of the industry. These include a big
Housing may be on the upswing despite weak growth in the economy
Find out if it is a good time to buy or sell a home, and why economists say the real estate market is the best it has been in 10 years.
Feds hike key interest rate for the second time in 3 months
To the economy now. The federal reserve raising interest rates for the second time in three months. Up a quarter point to 1%, and that rate is linked to many other interest rates that affect you. ABC's chief business correspondent, Rebecca Jarvis, with what this means for your money. Reporter:
Maksim Chmerkovskiy and Peta Murgatroyd talk life as new parents
The 'Dancing with the Stars' pros open up about the recent birth of their first child, a son named Shai.