Long-term mortgage rates rose for a second straight week as the average 30-year fixed mortgage rate increased to 3.91 percent, from 3.85 percent a week ago.
Hiring rose last month in 14 U.S. states, and the unemployment rate fell to record lows in two states.
The U.S. economy grew at a steady pace in late May and June and hiring was solid, yet the improvements weren't enough to accelerate wage or price growth.
Eight years after the Great Recession ended, the economy is steadily churning out jobs, and the unemployment rate is at a 16-year low.
U.S. service companies expanded at a faster pace last month, pushed up by slightly better sales and a pickup in new orders.
U.S. businesses added a modest 158,000 jobs in June, a survey found, a sign that hiring has decelerated but remains healthy enough to lower the unemployment rate over time.
Demand for long-lasting U.S. factory goods fell by the most in 18 months, and a key category that tracks business investment also slipped, evidence that manufacturing output is barely growing.
Slightly more people sought US unemployment benefits last week, but the number of applications remained at a historically low level that suggests the job market is healthy.
Employers added a significant number of jobs in nine states last month, and unemployment rates in four states fell to record lows.
U.S. services companies expanded at a slightly slower pace in May compared with the previous month, a sign that modest economic growth is likely to continue.
U.S. household debt reached a record high in the first three months of this year, topping the previous peak reached in 2008.
Manufacturing in New York state shrank for the first time in seven months in May, as new orders fell and shipments grew more slowly.
Americans stepped up their spending at auto dealers, hardware stores and e-commerce outlets as retail sales rebounded from two sluggish months.
U.S. home prices rose steadily upward in February as more homebuyers chased fewer available properties, a trend that many analysts say may not be sustainable.