Mortgage rates stayed low again this week, remaining near their 2015 lows, and offering home buyers and refinancers another chance at lowering their home financing costs.
Freddie Mac reports the following mortgage rates for the week ending Feb. 18:
- 30-year fixed-rate mortgage: averaged 3.65 percent, with an average 0.5 point, holding the same average as last week. A year ago, 30-year rates averaged 3.76 percent.
- 15-year fixed-rate mortgages: averaged 2.95 percent, with an average 0.5 point, also holding the same as last week. A year ago, 15-year rates averaged 3.05 percent.
Source: Freddie Mac