Rates on 30-year fixed mortgages averaged at or below 4% for the sixth straight week, according...

|By:, SA News Editor

Rates on 30-year fixed mortgages averaged at or below 4% for the sixth straight week, according to Freddie Mac's weekly rate survey. The 30-year mortgage averaged 3.99% for the week ending Dec. 8, vs. 4% in the prior week and 4.61% in the same week a year ago. The 15-year averaged 3.27%, vs. 3.3% last week and 3.96% a year ago.