For 10 Weeks, Mortgage Rates Stay Below 4%

Results of its Primary Mortgage Market Survey® (PMMS®), showing average fixed mortgage rates declining following the Federal Reserve’s decision to defer a hike in the Federal funds rate.

‘News Facts’ on rates for the past week:

  • 30-year fixed-rate mortgage (FRM) averaged 3.86 percent with an average 0.7 point for the week ending September 24, 2015, down from last week when it averaged 3.91 percent. A year ago at this time, the 30-year FRM averaged 4.20 percent.
  • 15-year FRM this week averaged 3.08 percent with an average 0.6 point, down from last week when it averaged 3.11 percent. A year ago at this time, the 15-year FRM averaged 3.36 percent.
  • 5-year Treasury-indexed hybrid adjustable-rate mortgage (ARM) averaged 2.91 percent this week with an average 0.5 point, down from last week when it averaged 2.92 percent. A year ago, the 5-year ARM averaged 3.08 percent.

Source: http://freddiemac.mwnewsroom.com/