Mortgage Rates this week “Near Record Lows”

Great news update to share! Interest rates for home mortgages continued to hover near all-time lows, keeping home buyer affordability high.

Freddie Mac reports the following averages in this week’s mortgage market survey:

•30-year fixed-rate mortgages: averaged 3.55 percent, with an average 0.7 point, dropping from last week’s 3.59 percent average. A year ago at this time, 30-year rates averaged 4.12 percent.

•15-year fixed-rate mortgages: averaged 2.86 percent, with an average 0.6 point, holding steady from last week’s average. A year ago, 15-year rates averaged 3.33 percent.

•5-year adjustable-rate mortgages: averaged 2.75 percent, with an average 0.7 point, dropping from last week’s 2.78 percent average. Last year at this time, 5-year ARMs averaged 2.96 percent.

Source: Freddie Mac