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Mortgage Rates are the Lowest they’ve Been All Year

Mortgage rates were at a 2017 low point heading into the holiday weekend, according to’s weekly national survey.

The benchmark 30-year fixed mortgage rate dropped to 3.97 percent last week, from 4.02 the week before.

This is the first time the 30-year fixed…

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Mortgage Rates Do an About-Face

Mortgage rates started the year on a tear, continuing an upward trend that push them to highs not seen in years. There was one-party rule in Washington! A new president who wanted to spend a trillion on infrastructure! An aggressive Fed eager to push interest rates higher and higher…

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Mortgage Rates Down as Inflation Fears Cool

Declining oil prices, a Fed rate hike and Wall Street wobbles all combined to sooth inflation fears last week. This helped send mortgage rates lower after weeks of gains, according to’s weekly national survey.

Bankrate found that the benchmark 30-year fixed mortgage rate dropped to an…

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Scientists Can Now Manufacture a Human Pancreas Using 3D Printing and Stem Cells

Scientists have now successfully finished printing a 3D human Pancreas – a development that points the way toward new ways of replacing failing organs in human patients.

Celprogen, a California stem-cell research specialist, said that the 3D human Pancreas was created using a flexible Poly Lactic Acid (PLA) material scaffold…

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Uncertainty Keeps Mortgage Rates in Check, For Now

Mortgage rates were little changed last week, as markets adopted a “wait and see” attitude amidst uncertainty about the outcome of the U.S. election and the likelihood of an imminent move by the Federal Reserve to push interest rates higher.

According to’s weekly national survey the…

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Mortgage Rates Sink to Near Three-Year Low

April is turning out not to be the cruelest month for homebuyers, as mortgage rates continue to drop.

Last week, the benchmark 30-year fixed mortgage rate fell to 3.75% — its lowest level in nearly three years, according to Bankrate.

Bankrate’s weekly national survey also found that the…

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Mortgage Rates Are Rising

The last half of 2014 gave home buyers a major reprieve in terms of mortgage interest rates. Rates had started the year on a rising trend, but finished quite a bit lower than they were when the year began. As we move through the second month of 2015, rates are…

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Mortgage Rates Moved Up Last Week

Last week was a test for mortgage rates. A less-than stellar jobs report was released, and yet mortgage rates moved higher. Whether this test was passed or failed depends on whether you are a homebuyer.

According to BankRate’s weekly survey, the national average rate on 30-year fixed…

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