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Mortgage Rates Up Slightly Prior to Fed Decision
30-year rate averages 4.47%
Dec. 19, 2013
By E. SCOTT RECKARDLos Angeles Times
Mortgage rates rose a bit this week following positive news on home building, with Freddie Mac saying lenders were offering a 30-year fixed-rate loan at an average of 4.47 percent, up from 4.42 percent last week.
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