Rates Move Higher for the First Time in Three Weeks

Mortgage rates reversed course this week, moving upwards for the first time in three weeks amid more positive economic data, Freddie Mac reports in its weekly mortgage market survey. Production in the manufacturing industry and non-manufacturing sector alike showed signs of expanding. 

Freddie Mac reports the following national averages with mortgage rates for the week ending Nov. 7: 

  • 30-year fixed-rate mortgages: averaged 4.16 percent, with an average 0.8 point, rising from last week’s 4.10 percent average. Last year at this time, 30-year rates averaged 3.40 percent. 
  • 15-year fixed-rate mortgages: averaged 3.27 percent, with an average 0.7 point, rising from last week’s 3.20 percent average. A year ago, 15-year rates averaged 2.69 percent. 
  • 5-year hybrid adjustable-rate mortgages: averaged 2.96 percent, with an average 0.5 point, holding the same average as last week. Last year at this time, 5 year ARMs averaged 2.73 percent. 
  • 1-year ARMs: averaged 2.61 percent, with an average 0.5 point, dropping from last week’s 2.64 percent average. A year ago, 1-year ARMs averaged 2.59 percent. 

Source: Freddie Mac

About Ady Simion (Realtor and Public Notary)

Ady Simion was named in the Top 1% of all agents for NRT LLC a subsidiary of Realogy that operates a variety of real estate offices under brands such as Coldwell Banker, Sotheby's International Realty, Century 21, The Corcoran Group, and the technology-based brokerages ZipRealty and Climb Real Estate. NRT has 787 offices and 47,000 sales associates. Selling and buying property can be very stressful but with the right agent it can be profitable and a fun experience. Ady is also a Notary Public and being a people person he wants to help negotiate for his clients making their transactions as smooth as possible. Ady’s goals are simple: He wants to be the best source of information on the Los Angeles area Real Estate market, as he assists clients through each transaction with care and professionalism. He is proud of his large referral base of clients who have placed their trust in him over the years. Why him, when there are so many good people out there?!?! • Sellers will have their property exposed to the largest team of sales professionals in the world by far. Coldwell Banker Agents sale more homes than anyone else. • Buyers will have the opportunity to view more properties exclusively. • And most importantly when you hire him you get a whole team working for you not just “only one person”. Ady Simion started his Professional Career as an Insurance Agent, and then mastered the Mortgage Industry focusing on helping buyers and sellers achieve their life dreams. He now is an Agent with the Largest Residential Real Estate Company in the nation and the world, Coldwell Banker, at the Pasadena office which is the leader in the areas in which he specializes. After finishing College Ady has consistently been a Top Producer in every office/business he worked at. He speaks English, Romanian and Spanish. Real Estate is constantly changing and working with an agent that has been involved in the Real Estate buying/selling process most of his life is always beneficial for clients. Call, text or e-mail him or just stop by to say Hi and ask any real estate questions you may have.

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