Freddie Mac: Mortgage rates tick up from last week’s 3-year low

Mortgage & Real Estate

The average U.S. rate for a 30-year fixed mortgage this week is 3.56%, rising from the three-year low of 3.49% last week, according to the Freddie Mac Primary Mortgage Market Survey. That’s more than a percentage point below the year-ago rate of 4.6%, Freddie Mac said.