Mortgage Rates Up For First Time In Six Weeks

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Mortgage rates moved higher nationally for the first time in six weeks, with 30-year fixed-rate loans at 3.42 percent and 15-year fixed-rate loans at 2.61 percent, according to figures released Thursday by Freddie Mac.
A week ago, the rates averaged 3.35 percent (30-year) and 2.56 percent (15-year).
Here are the numbers from New England:

This week
30-year: 3.45 percent
15-year: 2.66 percent

Last week:
30-year: 3.35 percent
15-year: 2.56 percent

A year ago
30-year: 3.84 percent
15-year: 3.06 percent

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