30 Year Mortgage Rates Down 0.12% on China Stock Market Fears

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The recent run up in mortgage rates has reversed this week as a result of the Chinese stock market plunge. Average conforming 30 year mortgage rates are down 12 basis points to 4.04 percent. There is a chance that average 30 year rates will fall back below 4.00 percent this week.

You may be wondering why something happening in China is affecting mortgage rates in the United States. Mortgage rates are not directly affected by stock prices in China but are indirectly affected. Whenever there is uncertainly in the markets around the world, investors flock to the safety of U.S. Treasuries. The same thing happened this month when investors feared a Grexit. Earlier this month we posted an article on how the crisis in Greece was affecting mortgage rates: Greek Crisis Sends Mortgage Rates Lower this Week.
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30 yr fixed refi in 23223, All points, Credit score: 740+     Sort by:
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30 yr fixed Mortgage Loan from eRates Mortgage
eRates Mortgage
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300000
Refinance
4.450
4.375
USD
eRates Mortgage Logo
NMLS # 1071
State Lic # MC-1772
(877) 387 - 4811
at 0.100 pts
30 day lock rate
Est payment: $1,497.86
Fees in APR: $2,325
Thank you for your inquiry, we will be in touch shortly. 
 
30 yr fixed Mortgage Loan from Ally Bank
Ally Bank
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300000
Refinance
4.720
4.625
USD
Ally Bank Logo
NMLS # 181005
at 0.100 pts
45 day lock rate
Est payment: $1,542.42
Fees in APR: $2,998
Thanks for the inquiry! 
 
30 yr fixed Mortgage Loan from Northpointe Bank
Northpointe Bank
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300000
Refinance
4.359
4.250
USD
Northpointe Bank Logo
NMLS # 447490
at 0.100 pts
30 day lock rate
Est payment: $1,475.82
Fees in APR: $3,557
Thank you for your inquiry! 
 
30 yr fixed Mortgage Loan from First Mortgage Direct
First Mortgage Direct
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300000
Refinance
4.554
4.375
USD
First Mortgage Direct Logo
NMLS # 244476
State Lic # MC-5877
at 1.000 pts
30 day lock rate
Est payment: $1,497.86
Fees in APR: $3,234
 
 
30 yr fixed Mortgage Loan from Sol Mortgage
Sol Mortgage
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300000
Refinance
9.309
9.125
USD
Sol Mortgage Logo
NMLS # 53112
at 0.100 pts
30 day lock rate
Est payment: $2,440.90
Fees in APR: $4,541
Thanks for the inquiry! 
 
30 yr fixed Mortgage Loan from Capital Bank N.A.
Capital Bank N.A.
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300000
Refinance
4.449
4.375
USD
Capital Bank N.A. Logo
NMLS # 401599
State Lic # 401599
at 0.100 pts
30 day lock rate
Est payment: $1,497.86
Fees in APR: $2,300
 
 
30 yr fixed Mortgage Loan from Sebonic Financial
Sebonic Financial
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300000
Refinance
4.332
4.240
USD
Sebonic Financial Logo
NMLS # 66247
State Lic # MC-1825
(877) 388 - 9671
at 0.100 pts
30 day lock rate
Est payment: $1,474.06
Fees in APR: $2,960
Thank you for your inquiry, we will be in touch shortly. 
 
30 yr fixed Mortgage Loan from CIT Bank
CIT Bank
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300000
Refinance
4.400
4.300
USD
CIT Bank Logo
NMLS # 541760
at 0.100 pts
45 day lock rate
Est payment: $1,484.61
Fees in APR: $3,220
Thank you for your inquiry! We look forward to working with you. 
 
30 yr fixed Mortgage Loan from ConsumerDirect Mortgage, a division of First Bank
ConsumerDirect Mortgage, a division of First Bank
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300000
Refinance
4.564
4.375
USD
ConsumerDirect Mortgage, a division of First Bank Logo
NMLS # 472433
at 1.000 pts
30 day lock rate
Est payment: $1,497.86
Fees in APR: $3,583
 
30 yr fixed Mortgage Loan from HomeDirect Mortgage
HomeDirect Mortgage
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300000
Refinance
4.630
4.500
USD
HomeDirect Mortgage Logo
NMLS # 403501
at 1.000 pts
30 day lock rate
Est payment: $1,520.06
Fees in APR: $1,509
 
 
30 yr fixed Mortgage Loan from Flagstar Bank
Flagstar Bank
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300000
Refinance
4.719
4.625
USD
Flagstar Bank Logo
NMLS # 417490
at 0.100 pts
30 day lock rate
Est payment: $1,542.42
Fees in APR: $2,967
Thank you for your inquiry! 
 
30 yr fixed Mortgage Loan from Capital Bank N.A.
Capital Bank N.A.
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300000
Refinance
4.625
4.625
USD
Capital Bank N.A. Logo
NMLS # 401599
State Lic # 401599
at 0.000 pts
30 day lock rate
Est payment: $1,542.42
Fees in APR: None
 
 
30 yr fixed Mortgage Loan from First Mortgage Direct
First Mortgage Direct
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300000
Refinance
4.625
4.625
USD
First Mortgage Direct Logo
NMLS # 244476
State Lic # MC-5877
at 0.000 pts
30 day lock rate
Est payment: $1,542.42
Fees in APR: None
 
 
30 yr fixed Mortgage Loan from eRates Mortgage
eRates Mortgage
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300000
Refinance
4.625
4.625
USD
eRates Mortgage Logo
NMLS # 1071
State Lic # MC-1772
(877) 387 - 4811
at 0.000 pts
30 day lock rate
Est payment: $1,542.42
Fees in APR: None
Thank you for your inquiry, we will be in touch shortly. 
 
30 yr fixed Mortgage Loan from Flagstar Bank
Flagstar Bank
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300000
Refinance
4.898
4.875
USD
Flagstar Bank Logo
NMLS # 417490
at 0.000 pts
30 day lock rate
Est payment: $1,587.62
Fees in APR: $777
Thank you for your inquiry! 
 
30 yr fixed Mortgage Loan from Commonwealth Mortgage, LLC
Commonwealth Mortgage, LLC
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300000
Refinance
4.230
4.230
USD
Commonwealth Mortgage, LLC Logo
NMLS # 1023
State Lic # MC-5814
(877) 387 - 2871
at 0.000 pts
30 day lock rate
Est payment: $1,472.31
Fees in APR: None
Thanks for the inquiry! 
 
30 yr fixed Mortgage Loan from ConsumerDirect Mortgage, a division of First Bank
ConsumerDirect Mortgage, a division of First Bank
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300000
Refinance
4.519
4.500
USD
ConsumerDirect Mortgage, a division of First Bank Logo
NMLS # 472433
at 0.000 pts
30 day lock rate
Est payment: $1,520.06
Fees in APR: $675
 
30 yr fixed Mortgage Loan from Sol Mortgage
Sol Mortgage
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300000
Refinance
4.460
4.460
USD
Sol Mortgage Logo
NMLS # 53112
at 0.000 pts
30 day lock rate
Est payment: $1,512.93
Fees in APR: None
Thanks for the inquiry! 
 
30 yr fixed Mortgage Loan from Republic Bank
Republic Bank
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300000
Refinance
4.506
4.500
USD
Republic Bank Logo
NMLS # 402606
at 0.000 pts
45 day lock rate
Est payment: $1,520.06
Fees in APR: $219
Thanks for the inquiry! 
 
30 yr fixed Mortgage Loan from HomeDirect Mortgage
HomeDirect Mortgage
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300000
Refinance
4.625
4.625
USD
HomeDirect Mortgage Logo
NMLS # 403501
at 0.000 pts
30 day lock rate
Est payment: $1,542.42
Fees in APR: None
 
 
30 yr fixed Mortgage Loan from Ally Bank
Ally Bank
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300000
Refinance
4.875
4.875
USD
Ally Bank Logo
NMLS # 181005
at 0.000 pts
45 day lock rate
Est payment: $1,587.62
Fees in APR: None
Thanks for the inquiry! 
 
30 yr fixed Mortgage Loan from LoanLock
LoanLock
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300000
Refinance
4.490
4.490
USD
LoanLock Logo
NMLS # 237507
at 0.000 pts
30 day lock rate
Est payment: $1,518.27
Fees in APR: None
 
 
30 yr fixed Mortgage Loan from JG Wentworth Home Lending
JG Wentworth Home Lending
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300000
Refinance
4.625
4.625
USD
JG Wentworth Home Lending Logo
NMLS # 2925
State Lic # MC-1875
at 0.000 pts
45 day lock rate
Est payment: $1,542.42
Fees in APR: None
 
 
30 yr fixed Mortgage Loan from Sebonic Financial
Sebonic Financial
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300000
Refinance
4.490
4.490
USD
Sebonic Financial Logo
NMLS # 66247
State Lic # MC-1825
(877) 388 - 9671
at 0.000 pts
30 day lock rate
Est payment: $1,518.27
Fees in APR: None
Thank you for your inquiry, we will be in touch shortly. 
 
30 yr fixed Mortgage Loan from Northpointe Bank
Northpointe Bank
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300000
Refinance
4.511
4.500
USD
Northpointe Bank Logo
NMLS # 447490
at 0.000 pts
30 day lock rate
Est payment: $1,520.06
Fees in APR: $379
Thank you for your inquiry! 
 
30 yr fixed Mortgage Loan from Flagstar Bank
Flagstar Bank
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300000
Refinance
4.548
4.375
USD
Flagstar Bank Logo
NMLS # 417490
at 1.100 pts
30 day lock rate
Est payment: $1,497.86
Fees in APR: $2,727
Thank you for your inquiry! 
 
30 yr fixed Mortgage Loan from eRates Mortgage
eRates Mortgage
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300000
Refinance
4.367
4.250
USD
eRates Mortgage Logo
NMLS # 1071
State Lic # MC-1772
(877) 387 - 4811
at 1.100 pts
30 day lock rate
Est payment: $1,475.82
Fees in APR: $825
Thank you for your inquiry, we will be in touch shortly. 
 
30 yr fixed Mortgage Loan from CIT Bank
CIT Bank
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300000
Refinance
4.377
4.250
USD
CIT Bank Logo
NMLS # 541760
at 1.100 pts
45 day lock rate
Est payment: $1,475.82
Fees in APR: $1,192
Thank you for your inquiry! We look forward to working with you. 
 
30 yr fixed Mortgage Loan from Sol Mortgage
Sol Mortgage
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300000
Refinance
9.557
9.125
USD
Sol Mortgage Logo
NMLS # 53112
at 1.100 pts
30 day lock rate
Est payment: $2,440.90
Fees in APR: $7,831
Thanks for the inquiry! 
 
30 yr fixed Mortgage Loan from Sebonic Financial
Sebonic Financial
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300000
Refinance
4.264
4.115
USD
Sebonic Financial Logo
NMLS # 66247
State Lic # MC-1825
(877) 388 - 9671
at 1.100 pts
30 day lock rate
Est payment: $1,452.21
Fees in APR: $1,979
Thank you for your inquiry, we will be in touch shortly. 
 
30 yr fixed mtg refi Mortgage Loan from Citizens Bank, NA
Citizens Bank, NA
300000
Refinance
4.927
4.875
USD
Citizens Bank, NA
4.927%
12/7/2018
4.875%
at 0.125 pts
60 day lock rate
Est payment: $1,587.62
Fees in APR: $1,408
 
 
30 yr fixed mtg refi Mortgage Loan from Bank of America
Bank of America
300000
Refinance
4.609
4.500
USD
Bank of America
4.609%
12/12/2018
4.500%
at 0.842 pts
60 day lock rate
Est payment: $1,520.06
Fees in APR: $1,289
 
 
30 yr fixed mtg refi Mortgage Loan from Fulton Bank, NA
Fulton Bank, NA
300000
Refinance
4.926
4.875
USD
Fulton Bank, NA
4.926%
12/11/2018
4.875%
at 0.250 pts
60 day lock rate
Est payment: $1,587.62
Fees in APR: $1,007
 
 
30 yr fixed mtg refi Mortgage Loan from TD Bank, NA
TD Bank, NA
300000
Refinance
4.778
4.750
USD
TD Bank, NA
4.778%
12/7/2018
4.750%
at 0.000 pts
45 day lock rate
Est payment: $1,564.94
Fees in APR: $982
 
 
30 yr fixed mtg refi Mortgage Loan from Apple Federal Credit Union
Apple Federal Credit Union
300000
Refinance
4.848
4.750
USD
Apple Federal Credit Union
4.848%
12/12/2018
4.750%
at 1.000 pts
60 day lock rate
Est payment: $1,564.94
Fees in APR: $352
 
 
30 yr fixed mtg refi Mortgage Loan from Northwest Federal Credit Union
Northwest Federal Credit Union
300000
Refinance
4.818
4.750
USD
Northwest Federal Credit Union
4.818%
12/12/2018
4.750%
at 0.750 pts
45 day lock rate
Est payment: $1,564.94
Fees in APR: $79
 
 
30 yr fixed mtg refi Mortgage Loan from State Department Federal Credit Union
State Department Federal Credit Union
300000
Refinance
4.683
4.625
USD
State Department Federal Credit Union
4.683%
12/10/2018
4.625%
at 0.000 pts
60 day lock rate
Est payment: $1,542.42
Fees in APR: $2,000
 
 
30 yr fixed mtg refi Mortgage Loan from LincolnWay Community Bank
LincolnWay Community Bank
300000
Refinance
4.781
4.750
USD
LincolnWay Community Bank
4.781%
12/11/2018
4.750%
at 0.000 pts
30 day lock rate
Est payment: $1,564.94
Fees in APR: $1,085
 
 
30 yr fixed mtg refi Mortgage Loan from Bank of Oak Ridge
Bank of Oak Ridge
300000
Refinance
4.794
4.750
USD
Bank of Oak Ridge
4.794%
12/13/2018
4.750%
at 0.227 pts
60 day lock rate
Est payment: $1,564.94
Fees in APR: $853
 
 
30 yr fixed mtg refi Mortgage Loan from Virginia Credit Union
Virginia Credit Union
300000
Refinance
4.820
4.750
USD
Virginia Credit Union
4.820%
12/11/2018
4.750%
at 0.250 pts
45 day lock rate
Est payment: $1,564.94
Fees in APR: $1,650
 
 
30 yr fixed mtg refi Mortgage Loan from Raymond James Bank, NA
Raymond James Bank, NA
300000
Refinance
4.913
4.875
USD
Raymond James Bank, NA
4.913%
12/11/2018
4.875%
at 0.000 pts
45 day lock rate
Est payment: $1,587.62
Fees in APR: $1,299
 
 
30 yr fixed mtg refi Mortgage Loan from Santander Bank, N.A.
Santander Bank, N.A.
300000
Refinance
4.934
4.875
USD
Santander Bank, N.A.
4.934%
12/13/2018
4.875%
at 0.000 pts
60 day lock rate
Est payment: $1,587.62
Fees in APR: $2,004
 
 

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Weekly Mortgage Rate Report July 28 2015Any time U.S. Treasury price go up or down, the yield changes in the other direction. When investors buy Treasuries, prices move up and yields move lower. Lenders set mortgage rates to U.S. Treasury yields, so when yields decline, mortgage rates also decline.

All of the economic uncertainly in the world this year has benefited homeowners who financed or will finance the purchase of a home. At the beginning of 2015, average 30 year mortgage rates were forecast to hit 5.00 percent by the end of the year. The closer we get to the end of the year, the less likely we will see 5.00 percent rates.

A more likely scenario for 30 year mortgage rates is for rates to stay near current levels for the rest of the year. On the low end, rates could stay under 4.00 percent but on the high end rates could move up around 4.50 percent. Right now there are many lenders in our rate database quoting 30 year refinance rates below 4.00 percent.

Average 30 year rates are down considerably this week but average 15 year rates remain unchanged. The current average 15 year conforming rate is at 3.15 percent. 15 year rates will also fall this week, probably ending the week near 3.05 percent.

Average Mortgage Rates July 28 201530 year jumbo mortgage rates are averaging 4.31 percent, down from last week's average 30 year jumbo rate of 4.62 percent. A 31 basis point decline in average rates is one of the largest declines I have ever seen. Occasionally lenders are slow to lower rates, so the large decline might be a holdover from the past several days.

Mortgage rates today on 15 year jumbo loans are averaging 3.89 percent, down from the previous week's average 15 year jumbo rate of 4.01 percent. The best 15 year jumbo refinance rates in our database are much lower at 3.25 percent.
 
Author: Brian McKay
July 28th, 2015