Mortgage Rates Move Lower Today: Best 15 Year Rates Just Under 3.00%

Today's mortgage rates moved lower as 10 year bond yields fell from recent highs set earlier this week. 10 year bond rates peaked this week at 2.88 percent and are currently at 2.83 percent, as a result mortgage rates are lower and will decline more this week.

Ten year bond rates hit a recent high of 2.88 percent and looked to break through 2.90 percent have fallen the past couple of days down to 2.81 percent. This decline will send mortgage rates lower over the rest of this week. As for the rest of 2013, average mortgage rates will remain near current levels. There will be no big moves in rates unless the budget deal reached in Washington is voted down.



Mortgage Rates


Mortgage Rates Today Move Lower Best 15 Year Rates Just Under 300Mortgage rates today on 15 year conforming loans are averaging 3.44 percent, a decline from last week's average 15 year mortgage rate of 3.46 percent. The outlook for average 15 year conventional mortgage rates this month is within current ranges. Average rates could drop as low as 3.25 percent and on the upside, rates could increase to around 3.65 percent.

The best 15 year mortgage rates in our database for the state of New Jersey are still under 3.00 percent at 2.875 percent with points. The lowest 15 year rate without points is at 3.125 percent, still below the average rate. Lenders in our databases are quoting the same 15 year mortgage refinance rates in most states right now.

30 Year Conforming Mortgage Rates


30 year conforming mortgage rates are currently averaging 4.42 percent, a slight decline from last week's average 30 year mortgage rate of 4.43 percent.  Average 30 year rates will also remain near current levels for the rest of 2013. On the low side, rates could drop as low as 4.25 percent or move as high as 4.65 percent.

Today's 30 year mortgage rates in our database are quoted below the average of 4.42 percent and below 4.00 percent if you're willing to pay points. The lowest 30 year refinance rate right now in our database for California is 3.875 percent with points and the lowest rate without points is quoted at 4.125 percent. The same lenders are also quoting 30 year refinance rates in most other states in our databases.

30 Year Jumbo Mortgage Rates Today


Average 30 year jumbo mortgage rates today are at 4.52 percent, an increase from last week's average 30 year jumbo mortgage rate of 4.46 percent. The increase in average jumbo rates this week will be temporary and rates will decrease this week. For the remainder of 2013, average 30 year jumbo rates will be in a range of 4.35 percent to 4.70 percent.

The lowest jumbo mortgage rates in our database for the state of Colorado are currently at 4.125 percent with 1.33 mortgage points. The lowest 30 year jumbo refi rates without points are still below the average at 4.375 percent.

Today's 15 Year Jumbo Rates


Today's mortgage rates on 15 year jumbo loans are averaging 3.82 percent, down from last week's average 15 year jumbo rates of 3.85 percent. For the rest of 2013, average 15 year jumbo rates will probably be in a range of 3.65 percent to 4.00 percent. Right now the lowest 15 year jumbo rates in our databases are lower than the average.

The lowest 15 year jumbo refi rate in our database for the state of Florida is currently at 3.50 percent with points. The lowest 15 year jumbo refi rate without points in FL is at 3.875 percent, just above the national average rate.

Current 5 Year Adjustable Mortgage Rates


Conventional 5 year adjustable refinance mortgage rates are averaging 3.49 percent, a large decline from last week's average 5 year adjustable rate of 3.61 percent. For the rest of 2013, average 5 year adjustable rates will probably remain between 3.35 percent and 3.70 percent.

Currently, the lowest 5 year adjustable refinance rates in our database are much lower than the average rate. The lowest 5 year refi rate with points in our database for Texas is at an incredibly low rate of 2.125 percent. The lowest 5 year TX refi rate without point is also way below the average at 2.625 percent.

Jumbo 5 Year Adjustable Mortgage Rates Today


Jumbo adjustable mortgage rates today on 5 year jumbo loans are averaging 2.89 percent, an increase from the previous week's average 5 year jumbo rate of 2.83 percent. 5 year jumbo rates will remain in a range of 2.60 percent to 3.10 percent for the rest of this year.

Right now the lowest 5 year jumbo refinance rates in our database are also more than 1.00 percent below the average. The best 5 year jumbo rate in our database for the state of Pennsylvania is currently at 2.25 percent with points. The lowest 5 year jumbo refi rate without points in PA is currently at 2.75 percent, also more than 1.00 percent below the average rate.
 
 
Author: Brian McKay
December 11th, 2013
Posted in: Bank Mortgage Rates