30-year mortgage rate hits six-week high

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The 30-year mortgage rate last week jumped to its highest level in six weeks. The average rate for 30-year, fixed-rate mortgages increased to 6.23 percent from 6.12 percent the week before, according to a Freddie Mac survey. In the same week last year, the 30-year mortgage averaged 5.63 percent. more [CNN/Money]