Mortgage buyer Freddie Mac reported that the average for the 30-year home loan eased to 2.98% from 3.02% last week, “Economic growth remains steady and is bolstering more segments of the economy. Although low and stable mortgage rates have kept the housing market booming over recent months, a deterioration in affordability and for-sale inventory has led to a market slowdown.”
Primary Mortgage Market Survey®
U.S. weekly averages as of 07/01/2021
Freddie Mac is a mortgage buyer that is “We are committed to our mission of providing liquidity, stability and affordability to the housing market.” Their report concluded with the following disclaimer: “Average commitment rates should be reported along with average fees and points to reflect the total upfront cost of obtaining the mortgage. Visit the following link for the Definitions. Borrowers may still pay closing costs which are not included in the survey.”
This report was launched after the Biden- Harris Administration announced an extension to the 2021 Foreclosure Moratorium to help keep people in their homes.
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