Fixed related mortgage rates surged in the week ending December 9, according to Freddie Mac's weekly survey. 

The 30-year fixed mortgage rate averaged 4.61% with an average 0.7 point, up from 4.46% last week.  This is the fourth straight weekly increase since rates reached a record low of 4.17% in early November. 

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