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Home Mortgages: Rates Up, Requirements Easing

April 13, 2017 10:06 am

Home Mortgages: Rates Up, Requirements Easing | Keeping Current Matters The media has extensively covered the rise in mortgage interest rates since last fall (from 3.42% last September to the current 4.1% according to Freddie Mac). However, a less covered aspect of the mortgage market is that requirements to get a mortgage have eased while rates have risen.