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The mortgage rates have risen at a rate that has not been seen for almost 50 years.
A 30-year fixed-interest mean is at its highest for seven years. Mortgages rates resumed their bullish trend this weekend, expanding the longest interest rise in 46 years. The latest figures published by Freddie Mac on Thursday show that the 30-year mean floor rose to 4.66 per cent with an annual mean of 0.4 points.
It was 4.61 per cent a week ago and 3.95 per cent a year ago. A 15-year fixed-interest mean rose to 4.15 per cent at an annual mean of 0.4 points. The figure was 4.08 per cent a year ago and 3.19 per cent a year ago.
A five-year variable interest compounded to 3.87 per cent with an annual mean of 0.3 points. The figure was 3.82 per cent a week ago and 3.07 per cent a year ago. At the beginning of this weeks, the Federal Reserve published the transcripts of its May 2 sittings. We expect the next interest increase in June.
Bankrate.com, which publishes a mortgage trend index every week, found that almost half of the analysts it interviewed say interest rates will go up next weekend. It assumes that prices will stay the same after the public holidays end. Meanwhile, mortgage requests fell again last month, according to the latest Mortgage Bankers Association figures.
Compared to the previous weeks, the index of composites in the German economy - a measurement of the entire credit request volumes - declined by 2.6 per cent. Refinancing index down by 4 per cent, purchasing index by 2 per cent. Refinancing activities made up 35.7 per cent of all mortgage requests. "As interest rates rose, refinancing requests declined further, with our refinancing index at its low since December 2000," said David Stevens, MBA Chairman and Chief Executive Officer.
"Buy requests declined over the course of the weekend, but the median credit amount for sales credits rose to over $320,000 after having averaged around $317,000 over the last four week, which is probably a signal that lower-priced housing stocks remain low and the mixture is still distorted into bigger credit balances," said David Stevens, MBA chairman and chief executive officer.