Mortgage Interest Rates: Today’s 30 Year Mortgage Rates at 4.97% – 15 Year Mortgage Rates at 4.40%

Mortgage-nterest-Rates-Todays-30-Year-Mortgage-Rates-at-4.97-15-Year-Mortgage-Rates-at-4.40-473630 year mortgage interest rates headed higher this week over last week, following U.S. Treasury yields move higher. This is the second consecutive week of increases. Even with the increase, today's mortgage interest rates are still incredibly low and will probably hover around these ranges until the first quarter of 2010. 

Current 30-year mortgage rates increased to 4.97% this week, a slight increase from last week's average 30 year rate of 4.95%. This week is the fifth consecutive week 30 year mortgage rates stayed below 5.00% in MBR's Weekly Mortgage Rates Survey. An all-time low of 4.85% was set the week of November 30, 2009.

15 year mortgage rates remained unchanged at 4.40%. This is the seventh consecutive week 15 year mortgage interest rates remained below 4.50%. An all-time low of 4.35% was set the week of November 30, 2009. The most recent high of 5.20% was set back in June of 2009.

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Current Mortgage Rates

Conforming Fixed Rate Mortgages

  • 30 year mortgage rates increased to 4.97% this week, down from the prior week’s average home loan rate of 4.95%.
  • 15 year mortgage interest rates were unchanged at 4.40% this week.

Jumbo Rate Mortgages

  • The average 30 year jumbo mortgage rate are at 5.73% this week, down from the previous week’s mortgage rate of 5.74%.
  • The average 15 year jumbo rate mortgage is at 5.19% this week, up from the prior week’s interest loan rate of 5.18%.

Adjustable Mortgage Rates - Conforming

  • One year adjustable mortgage rates are averaging at 4.22% this week, down considerably from last week’s when one year home loans averaged 4.51%.
  • Three year adjustable mortgage interest rates are averaging 4.40%, down from last week’s average loan interest rate of 4.42%.
  • Five year mortgage rates remain unchanged this week at 4.19%.
  • Seven year adjustable home loans are down to 4.57% this week, down from last week’s average loan rate of 4.58%.
  • Current ten year rates are averaging 5.04%, down from the previous week’s average home finance rate of 5.07%.

Adjustable Mortgage Rates - Jumbo

  • Today’s one year jumbo adjustable rate mortgages are averaging 5.53% this week, up from the prior week’s average mortgage finance rate of 5.48%.
  • Three year jumbo ARMs are at 5.40% this week, down from last week’s adjustable rate of 5.26%.
  • The average five year jumbo ARM  is at 5.05% this week, down from the prior week’s average rate on a five year jumbo mortgage 0f 5.07%.
  • Seven year jumbo ARMs are averaging 5.53%, unchanged from the previous week’s seven year adjustable rate.
  • 10 year jumbo ARMs are averaging 6.06 percent, up from last week’s average mortgage rate of 5.96 percent.

Interest Only Mortgage Rates - Conventional

  • Average three year interest only mortgage rates are averaging 4.52% this week, down from last week's average interest rate of 4.56%.
  • Five year interest only loans are averaging 4.30 percent, down from last week when five year interest only mortgages averaged 4.32%.
  • Seven year IO mortgages are averaging 4.78 percent this week, down slightly from last week’s average of 4.79%.

Interest Only Mortgage Rates - Jumbo

  • Three year jumbo interest only mortgages are averaging 5.52% this week, up from last week’s jumbo interest mortgage average rate of 5.38%.
  • Five year jumbo IO loans are averaging 5.45 percent, down from last week’s average IO mortgage rate of 5.47 percent.
  • The average jumbo seven year IO mortgage is at 5.90 percent, up from last week’s average jumbo rate of 5.894 percent.

Home Equity loan Rates

  • The average home equity loan rate was down this week over last week. 10 year home equity loan rates decreased to 7.483% this week, down from last week’s average equity home loan rate of 7.488%. 15 year home equity rates decreased to 7.611%, down from the prior week’s average equity loan rate of 7.615%.

Home Equity Line of Credit (HELOC Rates)

  • Average home equity line of credit rates were are up slightly this week. The average HELOC rate this week is 4.902%, up from last week’s average HELOC rate of 4.900%.

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Author: Brian McKay
December 14th, 2009

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