Mortgage Rates at Lowest Point in History: 30 Year Mortgage Rates at 3.94%

Mortgage rates have just made another history low this week in the most recent mortgage rate survey released this morning. 30 year mortgage rates are now averaging 3.94%, down from last week's average 30 year mortgage rate of 4.01%. 15 year mortgage rates are also lower in this week's survey. Current 15 year mortgage rates are averaging 3.26%, down from last week's average 15 year mortgage rate of 3.28%. This is the low point ever for 30 year rates in Freddie Mac's Primary Mortgage Market Survey.

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Adjustable mortgage rates are mixed in this week's survey. 5 year adjustable mortgage rates are now under 3.00% averaging 2.96%. 5 year adjustable rates are lower from last week's average of 3.02%. 1 year adjustable mortgage rates are higher this week averaging 2.95%, up from last week's average 1 year adjustable rate of 2.83%. Shorter term rates are higher courtesy of the "twist" from the Fed. The twist is a term for the Fed's program of driving shorter term interest rates higher and longer term interest rates lower.

Following is a more in-depth mortgage rate report released by Monitor Bank Rates this past Monday:

Mortgage Rates


Conforming Adjustable Mortgage Interest Rates


1 year adjustable mortgage rates today are averaging 3.65%, up from last week’s average 1 year adjustable jumbo mortgage rate of 3.63%.

3 year adjustable mortgage rates today are averaging 2.97%, down from last week’s average 3 year adjustable mortgage rate of 3.18%.

5 year adjustable mortgage rates are averaging 2.99%, down from the prior week’s average 5 year adjustable rate of 3.25%.

Current 7 year adjustable mortgage rates are averaging 3.30%, up from the previous week’s average 7 year adjustable mortgage rate of 3.24%.

10 year adjustable mortgage rates currently are averaging 3.59%, an increase from last week’s average 10 year adjustable rate of 3.55%.

Adjustable Jumbo Mortgage Rates


Current 1 year jumbo adjustable mortgage rates are averaging 4.05%, unchanged from last week’s average adjustable jumbo mortgage rate.

3 year adjustable jumbo rates today are averaging lower at 3.55%, up from last week’s average 3 year jumbo adjustable rate of 3.39%.

5 year adjustable jumbo mortgage rates and refinance rates currently are averaging 3.21%, up from last week’s average jumbo adjustable rate of 3.10%.

7 year jumbo adjustable mortgage rates and refinance rates today are averaging 3.54%, up from last week’s average 7 year adjustable home loan rate of 3.42%.

10 year jumbo loan rates and refi rates are averaging 3.89%, down from the prior week’s average 10 year jumbo home mortgage loan rate of 3.94%.

Conventional Interest Only Adjustable Mortgage Rates Current


3 year interest only adjustable mortgage loan rates and refinancing rates are averaging 3.21%, up from last week’s average interest only mortgage loan rate of 3.43%.

5 year IO adjustable loan mortgage rates and mortgage refinance rates are averaging 3.23%, up from last week’s average five year interest only mortgage rate of 3.18%.

7 year interest only adjustable mortgage rates and refinance rates are averaging 3.49%, up from last week’s average 7 year interest-only mortgage interest rate of 3.36%.

Today's Interest Only Jumbo Mortgage Rates


Today’s 3 year jumbo interest only adjustable loan rates are averaging 3.76%, up from last week’s average jumbo adjustable interest only rate of 3.54%.

Current 5 year adjustable jumbo interest only rates are averaging 3.46%, down from last week’s average IO home mortgage interest rate of 3.47%.

Today’s 7 year jumbo interest only adjustable rates are averaging 3.73%, up from last week’s average jumbo 7 year home mortgage loan rate of 3.67%.

Home Equity Loan Rates Currently


10 year home equity loan rates are averaging 6.60%, down from last week’s average home equity loan rate of 6.66%.

15 year home equity rates are averaging 6.58%, down from last week’s average home equity loan rate of 6.64%.

HELOC Rates Today


Home equity line of credit rates currently are averaging 5.00%, down from last week’s average rate HELOC rate of 5.03%.
 
 
Author: Robert Till
October 6th, 2011
Posted in: Mortgage Rates