Mortgage Rates Surge: 30-Year At 4.46 Percent

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Mortgage rates pushed higher on better-than-expected reports on private job growth and new home sales, according to data released Thursday morning by Freddie Mac.
Thirty-year fixed rates averaged 4.46 nationally in the past week, up from 4.29 percent the previous week. Fifteen-year rates averaged 3.47 percent, up from 3.30 percent.

The numbers from New England:

This week:
30-year: 4.45 percent
15-year: 3.51 percent

Last week:
30-year: 4.29 percent
15-year: 3.32 percent

A year ago:
30-year: 3.39 percent
15-year: 2.71 percent

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