Average on 30-year loan down to 4.42 percent

Published: Thursday, Dec. 12, 2013 4:59 p.m. CDT

WASHINGTON (AP) – Mortgage buyer Freddie Mac said Thursday that the rate on the 30-year loan declined to 4.42 percent from 4.46 percent last week. The average on the 15-year fixed loan dipped to 3.43 percent from 3.47 percent.

Mortgage rates peaked at 4.6 percent in August.

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