Mortgage Rates Hover At Yearly Lows

Dated: 08/01/2014

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DAILY REAL ESTATE NEWS | FRIDAY, AUGUST 01, 2014

Mortgage rates have remained mostly steady in recent weeks, keeping borrowing costs near 2014 lows, Freddie Mac reports in its weekly mortgage market survey.Freddie Mac reports the following national averages for mortgage rates for the week ending July 31:
  • 30-year fixed-rate mortgages: averaged 4.12 percent, with an average 0.6 point, dropping from last week’s 4.13 percent average. Last year at this time, 30-year rates averaged 4.39 percent.
  • 15-year fixed-rate mortgages: averaged 3.23 percent, with an average 0.7 point, falling from last week’s 3.26 percent average. A year ago, 15-year rates averaged 3.43 percent.
  • 5-year hybrid adjustable-rate mortgages: averaged 3.01 percent, with an average 0.5 point, rising from last week’s 2.99 percent average. Last year at this time, 5-year ARMs averaged 3.18 percent.
  • 1-year ARMs: averaged 2.38 percent, with an average 0.4 point, dropping from last week’s 2.39 percent average. Last year at this time, 1-year ARMs averaged 2.64 percent.
Source: Freddie Mac


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Phil Mount is an agent at Front Street Brokers in Boise, Idaho. Phil became a licensed REALTOR in August 2009 after a 25 year career as a technology marketing professional. In his first year as an a....

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