Source: Associated Press/AP Online
Publication date: January 13, 2011
NEW YORK – Rates on fixed mortgages dipped for the second straight week as Treasury yields fell.
Freddie Mac said Thursday the average rate on the 30-year mortgage dropped to 4.71 percent this week from 4.77 percent the previous week. It hit a 40-year low of 4.17 percent in November.
The average rate on the 15-year loan slipped to 4.08 percent from 4.13 percent. It reached 3.57 percent in November, the lowest level on records starting in 1991.