Mortgage Rates: Average Mortgage Interest Rates Decline to All-Time Low: 30 Year Mortgage Rates at 4.55%

Mortgage rates declined again this past week driving both 30 year fixed rate mortgages and 15 year fixed rate mortgages to all-times lows. Current 30 year mortgage rates and 15 year mortgage rates are at the lowest point ever in the 30 year history of the Mortgage Bankers Association’s Weekly Mortgage Survey.

30 year mortgage rates are down to 4.55 percent for the week ending August 20, 2010, a decline from the prior week’s average contract 30 year mortgage rate of 4.60 percent. Mortgage discount points are down to 0.89 points for the week ending August 20, 2010, a decline from the previous week’s average of 0.92 points.

15 year mortgage rates are down to 3.91 percent for the week ending August 20, 2010, a decline from last week’s average 15 year mortgage rate of 3.99 percent. Average mortgage discount points on 15 year home loans increased to 1.64 points, an increase from the previous week’s average of 1.05 points. 

1 year adjustable mortgage rates are also lower for the week ending August 20, 2010. The current average contract adjustable mortgage rate on 1 year adjustable mortgages decreased to 6.84 percent, down from the previous week’s average 1 year adjustable rate mortgages averaged 6.90 percent. Mortgage discount points averaged 0.22 points, up from previous week’s average of 0.21 points. 

Following is a more in-depth mortgage rate report released by earlier this week:

Current Mortgage Rates

Current 30 year mortgage rates are averaging 4.48 percent, a decline from the previous week’s average 30 year mortgage rate of 4.52 percent. Today’s 30 year refinance mortgage rates are also down averaging 4.48 percent.

15 year mortgage rates today are averaging 3.83 percent, down from the previous week’s average 15 year mortgage rate of 3.95 percent. 15 year mortgage refinance rates currently are averaging 3.83 percent. 

Jumbo Mortgage Rates

30 year jumbo mortgage rates are averaging 5.05 percent, a decline from last week’s average 30 year year jumbo mortgage rate of 5.17percent. 30 year jumbo refinance mortgage rates are also down to 5.05 percent.

15 year jumbo mortgage rates are averaging 4.50 percent, down 23 basis points from last week’s average jumbo mortgage rate of 4.73 percent. Today’s 15 year jumbo refinance mortgage rates are also averaging 4.50 percent.

Conforming Adjustable Mortgage Rates

Current 1 year adjustable mortgage rates are averaging 3.19 percent, unchanged from last week’s average 1 year adjustable home mortgage interest rate. Today’s 1 year conforming adjustable refinance mortgage interest rates are also unchanged this week.

Today 3 year adjustable mortgage rates today are averaging 4.06 percent, up slighlty from last week’s average 3 year adjustable rate mortgage of 4.04 percent. 3 year mortgage refinance rates today are also averaging 4.06 percent.

5 year adjustable mortgage rates today are averaging 3.45 percent, down from the prior week’s average mortgage rate oif 3.54 percent. Current 5 year refinance mortgage rates today are also averaging 3.45 percent.

7 year adjustable mortgage interest rates today are averaging 3.72 percent this week, down from the previous week’s average 7 year home mortgage rate of 3.81 percent. Current 7 year mortgage refinance rates are also lower averaging  3.72 percent.

10 year adjustable mortgage interest rates are averaging 4.01 percent this week, down from last week’s average 10 year adjustable mortgage rate of 4.08 percent. Today’s 10 year home mortgage refinance rates are also lower this week averaging 4.01 percent.

Jumbo Adjustable Mortgage Rates

1 year jumbo adjustable mortgage rates today are averaging 5.35 percent, no change from last week’s average 1 year jumbo adjustable mortgage interest rate. Today’s 1 year jumbo refinance mortgage rates are also averaging 5.35 percent.

3 year jumbo adjustable mortgage rates today are averaging 4.16 percent, unchanged from last week’s average jumbo mortgage rate. Today’s 3 year jumbo refinance mortgage rates are also averaging 4.16 percent.

Today’s 5 year jumbo adjustable home mortgage rates are averaging 3.87 percent this week, down from last week’s average mortgage rate of 3.89 percent. Current 5 year jumbo mortgage refinance rates are also down to 3.87 percent.

Today’s 7 year jumbo adjustable mortgage rates are averaging 4.42 percent, down from last week’s average 7 year home mortgage rate of 4.47 percent. Current 7 year jumbo refinance mortgage rates are also lower averaging 4.42 percent.

10 year jumbo mortgage rates are averaging 5.02 percent, up from the previous week’s average 10 year jumbo home mortgage rates of 5.01 percent. 10 year jumbo home refinance interest rates are also up averaging 5.02 percent.

Conforming Interest Only Adjustable Mortgage Rates

Current 3 year interest only adjustable mortgage rates are averaging 4.09 percent, down from last week’s average interest only mortgage loan rate of 4.19 percent. Today’s 3 year interest only adjustable refinance mortgage rates are also down averaging 4.09 percent.

5 year interest only adjustable home mortgage rates are averaging 3.62 percent, down from last week’s average five year interest only mortgage loan rate of 3.72 percent. Current 5 year interest only adjustable refinance mortgage rates are also lower averaging 3.62 percent.

7 year interest only adjustable mortgage rates currently are averaging 3.86 percent, down from last week’s average 7 year interest-only mortgage interest rate of 3.96 percent. Current 7 year adjustable refinance rate mortgages are lower averaging 3.86 percent.

Interest Only Jumbo Adjustable Mortgage Rates

Today’s 3 year jumbo interest only adjustable mortgage rates are averaging 4.55 percent, no change from last week’s average jumbo adjustable interest only mortgage rate. Current interest only adjustable jumbo refinance rates are also unchanged.

5 year adjustable jumbo interest only mortgage rates are at 4.29 percent, down from an average IO home mortgage interest rate of 4.32 percent the previous week. Today’s 5 year jumbo adjustable IO loan rates are also averaging 4.29 percent.

7 year jumbo IO adjustable mortgage rates currently are averaging 4.77 percent, down from an average jumbo 7 year home mortgage rate of 4.84 percent last week. 7 year jumbo adjustable interest-only mortgage rates are also down averaging 4.77 percent.

Home Equity Loans

Current 10 year home equity loan rates are averaging 7.009 percent, down from the previous week’s average when home equity loans averaged 7.115 percent.

15 year home equity rates today are averaging 7.377 percent, down from last week’s average home equity loan rate of 7.433 percent.

Home Equity Line of Credit (HELOC)

The current average home equity line of credit rate is averaging 4.762 percent this week, no change from last week’s average HELOC rate.

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Author: Brian McKay
August 25th, 2010
Posted in: Bank Mortgage Rates