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Mortgage rates post first increase of 2014

Mortgage rates broke a five-week long streak of declines, with the benchmark 30-year fixed mortgage rate increasing 4.48 percent, according to Bankrate.com’s weekly national survey. The average 30-year fixed mortgage has an average of 0.33 discount and origination points.

The average 15-year fixed mortgage notched higher to 3.53 percent, and the larger jumbo 30-year fixed mortgage stepped up to 4.5 percent. Adjustable rate mortgages were mixed, with the average 3-year adjustable moving down to 3.31 percent, while the 5-year and 7-year each moved higher, to 3.32 percent and 3.61 percent, respectively. The 10-year ARM was unchanged, holding for a third consecutive week at 3.99 percent, Bankrate said in a release.

SURVEY RESULTS

30-year fixed: 4.48% — up from 4.43% last week (avg. points: 0.33)

15-year fixed: 3.53% — up from 3.50% last week (avg. points: 0.21)

5/1 ARM: 3.32% — up from 3.27% last week (avg. points: 0.24)

Bankrate’s national weekly mortgage survey is conducted each Wednesday from data provided by the top 10 banks and thrifts in the top 10 markets.

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