Real Estate • May 13, 2019
New survey shows mortgage rates declining
Wondering about the mortgage rates? Heard that they’re going up? Worried about buying right now because rates are high? You might be surprised then to hear that the mortgage rates are actually declining according to this recent survey by Freddie Mac.
- 30-year fixed-rate mortgage (FRM) averaged 4.14 percent with an average 0.5 point for the week ending May 2, 2019, down from last week when it averaged 4.20 percent. A year ago at this time, the 30-year FRM averaged 4.55 percent.
- 15-year FRM this week averaged 3.60 percent with an average 0.4 point, down from last week when it averaged 3.64 percent. A year ago at this time, the 15-year FRM averaged 4.03 percent.
- 5-year Treasury-indexed hybrid adjustable-rate mortgage (ARM) averaged 3.68 percent with an average 0.4 point, down from last week when it averaged 3.77 percent. A year ago at this time, the 5-year ARM averaged 3.69 percent.
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