• 30-year mortgage rate drops to 39-year low

    Mortgage rates dropped in the past week, with 30-year fixed-rate loans tumbling to their lowest level in 39 years, according to a survey released on Thursday by Freddie Mac, the second-largest U.S. mortgage finance company.
  • Home refinancing demand jumps as rates drop

    U.S. mortgage applications rose last week, reflecting a jump in demand for home refinancing loans as interest rates reached their lowest level since mid-March, data from an industry group showed on Wednesday.
  • Home refinancing demand jumps as rates drop

    U.S. mortgage applications rose last week, reflecting a jump in demand for home refinancing loans as interest rates reached their lowest level since mid-March, data from an industry group showed on Wednesday.
  • Home loan demand up as purchase activity gains

    U.S. mortgage applications rose for the first time in three weeks as demand for home purchase loans reached the highest level since October, data from an industry group showed on Wednesday.
  • Home loan demand up as purchase activity gains

    U.S. mortgage applications rose in the latest week for the first time in three weeks as demand for home purchase loans reached the highest level since October, data from an industry group showed on Wednesday.
  • Mortgage rates drop below 5 percent: Freddie Mac

    U.S. mortgage rates fell below 5 percent for the first time in three weeks, a key level that may boost home loan demand and help the hard-hit housing market recover, a closely watched mortgage survey showed Thursday.
  • Mortgage rates drop below 5 percent: Freddie Mac

    U.S. mortgage rates fell below 5 percent for the first time in three weeks, a key level that may boost home loan demand and help the hard-hit housing market recover, a closely watched mortgage survey showed Thursday.
  • US mortgage rates up 2nd straight week-Freddie Mac

    U.S. 30-year fixed-rate mortgages, the most widely used loan, rose for a second straight week, hitting a key level that may cut into demand.
  • Washington converges on Boston for Kennedy funeral

    U.S. presidents, members of Congress and the public gathered on a rainy Saturday to say goodbye to Senator Edward Kennedy, a towering figure in American politics who contributed to major social changes of the last 50 years.
  • U.S. mortgage rates rise slightly: Freddie Mac

    U.S. mortgage rates rose slightly in the latest week but still remained at historically low levels that should spur home loan demand and help the hard-hit U.S. housing market recover.
  • U.S. mortgage rates rise slightly: Freddie Mac

    U.S. mortgage rates rose slightly in the latest week but still remained at historically low levels that should spur home loan demand and help the hard-hit U.S. housing market recover.
  • U.S. mortgage applications fall as refinancing drops

    U.S. mortgage application demand slid to the lowest level since mid-March, driven by a drop in requests to refinance loans even as borrowing costs dipped toward record lows last week, the Mortgage Bankers Association said on Wednesday.
  • U.S. mortgage applications jump; rates at record low

    U.S. mortgage applications jumped last week as record low interest rates spurred a surge in demand for home refinancing loans, data from an industry group showed on Wednesday.
  • Mortgage applications jump; rates at record low

    U.S. mortgage applications jumped last week as record low interest rates spurred a surge in demand for home refinancing loans, data from an industry group showed on Wednesday.