Morning Minute: U.S. mortgage rates fall to near record lows

Mortgage rates fell again this week with the 30-year, fixed rate averaging 3.37 percent, just shy of the all-time record low of 3.36 percent, Freddie Mac reports today. More good news: the 15-year, fixed rate did mark a new record low, falling to 2.66 percent. Read the Freddie Mac release and coverage of the latest mortgage rate news in the Chicago Tribune.

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About Stephanie Sievers

Stephanie Sievers is Senior Editor for the Illinois Association of REALTORS®. She serves as Senior Editor for IAR publications including the Illinois REALTOR® magazine and all other IAR publications. She is responsible for developing content for the Illinois REALTOR® Weekly Connection e-newsletter, coordinates the IAR Twitter account content at ILREALTOR and plans and develops content for videos. She assists in developing and writing content for the IAR blog. She also is involved in researching and drafting news releases and coordinates the news media distribution database and newsclips reports for the Association. She also assists in IAR spokesperson training seminars and is involved in development of association briefing materials on issues. She assists with the housing statistics program and reports.

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