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Mortgage rates increase for the fifth straight week

Mortgage rates headed upward for the fifth straight week, continuing their first-quarter trend, as the latest economic data and central bank news did little to stop its trajectory. The 30-year fixed-rate mortgage climbed 5 basis points to average 4.72% for the weekly period ending April 7, according to Freddie Mac’s Primary Mortgage Market Survey. Although […]