Mortgage Rates Decline Sending Mortgage Loan Demand Higher

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Mortgage rates declined this week sending demand for home loans higher for both home purchases and refinancing in this week's Mortgage Application Survey. In the survey released by the Mortgage Bankers Association average conforming 30 year mortgage rates declined to 3.75 percent with 0.44 mortgage points for the week ending September 7, 2012, down from the prior week's average 30 year mortgage rate of 3.78 percent with 0.38 mortgage points.

When mortgage rates decline demand for loans increases especially for loans to refinance an existing mortgage. The adjusted Refinance Index, which measures loan volume demand for refinances increased 12 percent from the previous week. The Purchase Index, which is a measure of loan demand for home buyers increased 8 percent on a seasonally adjusted basis from one week earlier.
Loan Type
Purchase    Refinance
Location
State/City    Zip Code
Loan Amt Points FICO % Down
  
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30 yr fixed refi in 23223, All points, Credit score: 740+     Sort by:
Lender
APR
Rate
Cost & Fees
Notes
 
30 yr fixed Mortgage Loan from Citibank, N. A.
Citibank, N. A.
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300000
Refinance
4.672
4.625
USD
Citibank, N. A. Logo
NMLS # 412915
(877) 387 - 1820
at 0.000 pts
60 day lock rate
Est payment: $1,542.42
Fees in APR: $1,635
 
 
30 yr fixed mtg refi Mortgage Loan from State Department Federal Credit Union
State Department Federal Credit Union
300000
Refinance
4.557
4.500
USD
State Department Federal Credit Union
4.557%
2/11/2019
4.500%
at 0.000 pts
60 day lock rate
Est payment: $1,520.06
Fees in APR: $2,000
 
 
30 yr fixed mtg refi Mortgage Loan from LincolnWay Community Bank
LincolnWay Community Bank
300000
Refinance
4.406
4.375
USD
LincolnWay Community Bank
4.406%
2/12/2019
4.375%
at 0.000 pts
30 day lock rate
Est payment: $1,497.86
Fees in APR: $1,085
 
 
30 yr fixed mtg refi Mortgage Loan from Northwest Federal Credit Union
Northwest Federal Credit Union
300000
Refinance
4.545
4.500
USD
Northwest Federal Credit Union
4.545%
2/13/2019
4.500%
at 0.500 pts
45 day lock rate
Est payment: $1,520.06
Fees in APR: $79
 
 
30 yr fixed mtg refi Mortgage Loan from Bank of Oak Ridge
Bank of Oak Ridge
300000
Refinance
4.304
4.250
USD
Bank of Oak Ridge
4.304%
2/14/2019
4.250%
at 0.353 pts
60 day lock rate
Est payment: $1,475.82
Fees in APR: $853
 
 
30 yr fixed mtg refi Mortgage Loan from Santander Bank, N.A.
Santander Bank, N.A.
300000
Refinance
4.683
4.625
USD
Santander Bank, N.A.
4.683%
2/15/2019
4.625%
at 0.000 pts
60 day lock rate
Est payment: $1,542.42
Fees in APR: $2,004
 
 
30 yr fixed mtg refi Mortgage Loan from Raymond James Bank, NA
Raymond James Bank, NA
300000
Refinance
4.788
4.750
USD
Raymond James Bank, NA
4.788%
2/12/2019
4.750%
at 0.000 pts
45 day lock rate
Est payment: $1,564.94
Fees in APR: $1,299
 
 
30 yr fixed mtg refi Mortgage Loan from Armed Forces Bank, N.A.
Armed Forces Bank, N.A.
300000
Refinance
4.904
4.875
USD
Armed Forces Bank, N.A.
4.904%
2/8/2019
4.875%
at 0.000 pts
30 day lock rate
Est payment: $1,587.62
Fees in APR: $999
 
 
30 yr fixed mtg refi Mortgage Loan from TD Bank, NA
TD Bank, NA
300000
Refinance
4.403
4.375
USD
TD Bank, NA
4.403%
2/8/2019
4.375%
at 0.000 pts
45 day lock rate
Est payment: $1,497.86
Fees in APR: $982
 
 
30 yr fixed mtg refi Mortgage Loan from Apple Federal Credit Union
Apple Federal Credit Union
300000
Refinance
4.596
4.500
USD
Apple Federal Credit Union
4.596%
2/13/2019
4.500%
at 1.000 pts
60 day lock rate
Est payment: $1,520.06
Fees in APR: $352
 
 
30 yr fixed mtg refi Mortgage Loan from Citizens Bank, NA
Citizens Bank, NA
300000
Refinance
4.665
4.625
USD
Citizens Bank, NA
4.665%
2/15/2019
4.625%
at 0.000 pts
60 day lock rate
Est payment: $1,542.42
Fees in APR: $1,408
 
 
30 yr fixed mtg refi Mortgage Loan from Virginia Credit Union
Virginia Credit Union
300000
Refinance
4.547
4.500
USD
Virginia Credit Union
4.547%
2/12/2019
4.500%
at 0.000 pts
45 day lock rate
Est payment: $1,520.06
Fees in APR: $1,650
 
 
30 yr fixed mtg refi Mortgage Loan from Fulton Bank, NA
Fulton Bank, NA
300000
Refinance
4.686
4.625
USD
Fulton Bank, NA
4.686%
2/12/2019
4.625%
at 0.375 pts
60 day lock rate
Est payment: $1,542.42
Fees in APR: $1,007
 
 
30 yr fixed mtg refi Mortgage Loan from Bank of America
Bank of America
300000
Refinance
4.326
4.250
USD
Bank of America
4.326%
2/13/2019
4.250%
at 0.472 pts
60 day lock rate
Est payment: $1,475.82
Fees in APR: $1,289
 
 

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Mortgage rates today on 30 year conforming loans have fallen even further since the MBA's report. Current mortgage rates on 30 year conventional loans are averaging 3.54 percent in Bankrate's national average survey today. You can find lenders offering 30 year mortgage interest rates below the average rates if you comparison shop for rates.

Right now on our 30 year refinance rates list for the state of Ohio there are lenders offering 30 year refinance rates currently at 3.125 percent with points. Not interested in paying points on a loan to buy down the refinance rate? Well we have lenders offering today's refinance rates on 30 year loans at 3.37 percent with no points.

Average 30 year jumbo mortgage rates were at 4.00 percent with 0.30 mortgage points for the week ending September 7, 2012. The average 30 year jumbo mortgage rate is down from last week's average of 4.03 percent with 0.32 mortgage points. Right now on our 30 year jumbo refinance rates list for the state of South Carolina we have lenders offering refinance rates today on 30 year jumbo loans at 3.875 percent with no points.

In the MBA's mortgage survey FHA mortgage rates averaged 3.50 percent with 0.43 mortgage points, a decline from an average 30 year FHA mortgage rate of 3.54 percent with 0.44 points. Right now on our 30 year refinance rates list for California there are lenders offering 30 year rates at 3.125 percent with points, without points you can find current refinance rates as low as 3.25 percent.

Average 15 year conventional mortgage rates averaged 3.07 percent with 0.38 points for the week that ended on September 7, 2012, a decline from the prior week's average 15 year mortgage rate of 3.10 percent with 0.37 mortgage point. Currently on our 15 year refinance rates list in Colorado there are lenders offering refi rates at 2.50 percent with points, without points you can find refinancing rates as low as 2.625 percent.

Average conforming 5 year adjustable mortgage rates have hit the lowest point even in the MBA's survey. In the survey average 5 year conforming mortgage interest rates were at 2.63 percent with 0.47 points, down from the prior week's average 5 year adjustable mortgage rate of 2.64 percent with 0.35 points.

Refinance rates today on 5 year conforming adjustable loans can be found lower than the average of 2.63 percent. Right now on ou 5 year adjustable refinance rates list for the state of Texas there are lenders offering rates as low as 1.75 percent with points and without points you can find lenders offering rates at 2.375 percent.
 
Author: Brian McKay
September 12th, 2012