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Mortgage Rates: 30 Year Mortgage Rates Decrease to 4.95% 15 Year Mortgage Rates Decrease to 4.34%

Fixed mortgage rates were down again this week over last week. Fixed conforming mortgage rates and fixed jumbo mortgage rates also decreased.

Mortgage Rates: 30 Year Mortgage Rates Decrease to 4.95% 15 Year Mortgage Rates Decrease to 4.34%

The decrease in 30 year mortgage rates was the third consecutive week of declines after several weeks of increases. 30 year rates are expected to head higher by the end of March, the increase will probably be around 50 to 75 basis points.

Short term adjustable mortgage rates were higher this week. The biggest jump in rates was in one year conforming ARMs with the average mortgage rate up 42 basis points to 4.67 percent.

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Current Mortgage Rates

The average conforming 30 year mortgage rate is back under 5.00 percent at 4.95 percent this week, down from last week’s average home loan rate of 5.01 percent.

15 year conforming home loans are at 4.34 percent this week, down from the prior week’s average mortgage rate of 4.35 percent.

Fixed Jumbo Mortgage Rates

Fixed 30-year jumbo home mortgage loans are averaging 5.64% this week, down slightly from the previous week’s average mortgage home loan rate of 5.65%. Mortgage refinance rates for jumbo loans are also around 5.645.

Fixed 15 year jumbo interest mortgage rates are averaging 5.05% this week, down from last week’s average jumbo loan rate of 5.11%. 15 year mortgage refinance rates are around 5.00%.

Conforming Adjustable Mortgage Rates

Conforming 1 year adjustable mortgage rates are averaging 4.67% this week, up from last week’s average 1 year home loan rate of 4.25%. You can also find refinance rates at 4.67%.

Current 3 year adjustable mortgage interest rates are averaging 4.59%, up from last week’s average mortgage interest rate of 4.40%.

Conforming 5 year adjustable interest mortgage rates are averaging 4.05% this week, down from the previous week’s average mortgage interest rates of 4.16%. The average 5 year mortgage refinance  rate is around 4.00%.

Conforming 7 year adjustable mortgage rates are averaging 4.47%, up from last week’s average loan rate of 4.40%. The average 7 year mortgage refinance rate is at 4.47%.

Conforming 10 year bank mortgage rates are averaging 4.90%, up from the previous week’s average mortgage rate of 4.88%. Home loan refinance rates are also around 4.90 percent. The average 10 year mortgage refinance rate is at 4.90%.

Adjustable Jumbo Mortgage Rates

1 year jumbo adjustable mortgage rates are averaging 5.59% this week, down from the prior week’s average home mortgage loan rate.5.65%. The average 1 year home refinance rate is also at 5.59% this week.

The average jumbo 3-year jumbo ARM is at 5.27% this week, up from last week’s average adjustable home loan rate of 5.05%. 3 year home refinance rates are averaging 5.27%.

5 year jumbo ARMs are averaging 4.69% this week, down from the prior week’s average home interest mortgage rate 0f 4.76%. The average 5 year refinance loan rate is at 4.69% this week.

7 year jumbo ARMs are averaging 5.61% this week, up from last week’s average loan mortgage rate of 5.50%. 7 year loan refinance rates are also averaging 5.61% this week.

The average 10 year jumbo mortgage rate is at 5.92%, up from the prior week’s average 10 year mortgage rate of 5.83%. 10 year refinance loan rates are averaging 5.92%.

Conforming Interest Only Mortgage Rates

3 year interest only mortgage rates are averaging 4.74% this week, up from the prior week’s average interest rate of 4.60%. 3 year IO home loan refinance rates are averaging 4.74%.

5 year interest only loans are averaging 4.32% this week, up from last week’s average five year interest only mortgage rate of 4.27%. The average 5 year home mortgage refinance rate is at 4.32%.

7 year interest only home loans are averaging 4.67% this week, up from last week’s average interest rate of 4.62%.  The average 7 year IO refinance home loan rate is at 4.67% this week.

Jumbo Interest Only Mortgage Rates

3 year jumbo interest only mortgages are averaging 5.57% this week, up from last week’s jumbo interest mortgage rate of 5.55%. The average 3 year jumbo refinance interest rate is at 5.57% this week.

5 year jumbo IO loan rates are averaging 5.28%, down from the prior week’s average IO mortgage rate of 5.32%.  5 year jumbo refinance interest rates are averaging 5.28%.

The average jumbo 7 year IO loan mortgage rate is at 6.08%, up from last week’s average jumbo rate of 6.05%. Some of the best refinance rates can be found on IO loans.

Home Equity Loans Rates

The average home equity loan rate was mixed this week over last. 10 year home equity loan rates are at 7.357% this week, unchanged from last week’s average equity home loan rate. 15 year home equity rates are down to 7.479%, down from the prior week’s average home equity rate of 7.512%.

Home Equity Line of Credit (HELOC) Rates

Average home equity line of credit rates were unchanged this week over last. The average HELOC rate is at 4.669% this week, unchanged from last week’s average HELOC rate.

The best refinance rates and mortgage rates can be found in your state or zip code by using our bank mortgage rate tables. Refinance Rates - Mortgage Rates

Author: Brian McKay
February 15th, 2010