Several key mortgage rates climbed higher today. The average rates on 30-year fixed and 15-year fixed mortgages both trended.
Refinancing from a 30-year, fixed-rate mortgage into a 15-year fixed loan can help you pay down your mortgage faster, especially if interest rates have fallen since you bought your home.
3.15% in the prior week and 4.29% at this time a year ago. 5-year treasury-indexed hybrid adjustable rate mortgage averages 3.4% vs. 3.15% in the previous week and 4.14% at this time last year.
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Five-year adjustable rate mortgages, or ARMs, have historically carried lower baseline interest rates than the common 30-year fixed-rate mortgage. Since 2005, rates for the 5/1 hybrid have tracked the decline of the 30-year fixed-rate, with initial rates for the adjustable averaging 0.71 points lower than fixed-rate mortgages.
First, the flat yield curve reduces the ability of lenders to offer lower rates to 15-year borrowers, muting their supply.
The average 30-year fixed mortgage rate rose 4 basis points to 3.96% from 3.92% a week ago. 15-year fixed mortgage rates rose 3 basis points to 3.26% from 3.23% a week ago.
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A 15-year fixed-rate mortgage is a home loan with a repayment term of 15 years. It offers borrowers the same (fixed) interest rate and monthly payments throughout the life of the loan.