Freddie Mac's latest weekly survey shows mortgage rates continuing to tick higher. The 30-year...

|By:, SA News Editor

Freddie Mac's latest weekly survey shows mortgage rates continuing to tick higher. The 30-year fixed-rate averaged 3.53%, up from last week's 3.42%; it's the first week the 30-year fixed has averaged above 3.5% since Sept. 13. The 15-year fixed averaged 2.81% vs. 2.71% a week ago. Last year at this time, the rates were 3.87% and 3.14%, respectively.