Observers say that the Fed will likely hike rates again before the end of the year
Rates also took a breather after three weeks of consecutive increases
Mortgage applications were down for the second week in a row last week as rates continued to rise
Fixed mortgage rates rose again this week, while adjustable rates eased somewhat.
Fixed mortgage rates rose slightly this week for the second week in a row
Mortgage applications dropped last week as rates climbed
Many of the 1.2 million people who have taken advantage of HAMP will see their monthly mortgage payments spike as the program expires
Mortgage rates remained relatively flat this week, according to data released Thursday by Freddie Mac