Morning Minute: Mortgage rates rise slightly this week

Fixed mortgage rates ticked up this week with the 30-year fixed rate averaging 4.33 percent and the 15-year averaging 3.39 percent, Freddie Mac reported this morning. Read more.

In other headlines:

Housing Markets Improve in Majority of States – Daily Real Estate News

March new home sales plunge 14.5% – USA Today

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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.