The average 30-year fixed-rate mortgage ticked slightly higher to 3.56% this week from 3.53%...

|By:, SA News Editor

The average 30-year fixed-rate mortgage ticked slightly higher to 3.56% this week from 3.53% last week but below the 3.95% in the year-ago period, Freddie Mac reports. The 15-year fixed rate was unchanged at 2.77%; a year ago, it averaged 3.19%.