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Mortgage Rates: Today’s 30 Year Mortgage Rates at 5.13% and 15 Year Mortgage Rates at 4.53%

Mortgage rates jumped higher this week over last, abruptly reversing the down trend we have seen over the past year. Both conforming mortgage rates and jumbo mortgage rates are higher this week over last.

Mortgage Rates: Today's 30 Year Mortgage Rates at 5.13% and 15 Year Mortgage Rates at 4.53%Mortgage rates have increased three out of the last four weeks and will head higher in the coming year. We might see mortgage rates as high as 6.00 percent for 30 year mortgages sometime in 2010.

Mortgage interest rates are increasing but are still very low, historically speaking. Homes are also more affordable now than they have been over the past several years, so even if rates hit 6.00% in 2010 it won't derail the housing recovery.

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Conforming Fixed Mortgage Rates

30-year mortgage rates jumped above 5.00 percent to 5.13 percent this week, up from the previous week’s average mortgage rate of 4.94 percent.

15-year mortgage rates are back above 4.50 percent at 4.53 percent, up from last week's average home loan mortgage rate of  4.39 percent.

Jumbo Fixed Mortgage Rates

30-year jumbo mortgage rates are averaging 5.92% this week, up from the prior week’s mortgage interest rate of 5.71%.

15 year jumbo home loan rates are averaging 5.34% this week, up slightly from the last week’s home interest loan rate of 5.20%.

Adjustable Mortgage Rates - Conforming ARMs

1-year adjustable mortgage rates are averaging at 4.52% this week, up from the prior week when one year home loans were averaging 4.23%.

3-year adjustable rate mortgages are averaging 4.56%, up from last week’s average loan rate of 4.44%.

5-year adjustable mortgage interest rates are at 4.28 percent this week, down from the previous week’s average mortgage rate of 4.18%.

7-year adjustable home loans are averaging 4.77%, up from last week’s average loan rate of 4.68%.

The average 10-year ARM is at 5.14%, up from the previous week’s average home finance rate of 5.01%.

Adjustable Mortgage Rates - Jumbo ARMs

1-year jumbo adjustable mortgage rates are averaging 5.47% this week, down from the prior week’s average mortgage finance interest rate of 5.56%.

The average 3-year jumbo ARM is at 5.62% this week, up from last week’s adjustable rate of 5.51%.

5-year jumbo ARMs are averaging 5.19% this week, up from the prior week’s average rate on a five year jumbo mortgage 0f 5.03%.

7-year jumbo ARMs are averaging 5.60% this week, up from last week’s average rate of 5.49 percent.

The average 10-year jumbo is at 6.15 percent, up from the prior week’s average 10-year mortgage rate of 6.05 percent.

Interest Only Mortgage Rates (IO Loans) - Conforming

3-year interest only mortgage rates are averaging 4.69 percent this week, up from last week’s average interest rate of 4.52%.

5-year interest only loans are averaging 4.40 percent this week, up from last week when five year interest only mortgages averaged 4.29%.

7-year IO loan rates are averaging 5.00 percent this week, up from last week’s average interest rate of 4.89%.

Jumbo Interest Only Mortgage Rates

3-year jumbo interest only mortgages are averaging 5.82% this week, up from last week’s jumbo interest mortgage average rate of 5.68%.

5-year jumbo IO loan rates are averaging 5.63 percent, up from the prior week’s average IO mortgage rate of 5.43 percent.

The average jumbo 7-year IO loan mortgage rate is at 5.96 percent, up from last week’s average jumbo rate of 5.87 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 7.331% this week, down slightly from last week’s average equity home loan rate of 7.332%. 15 year home equity rates decreased to 7.410%, down slightly from the prior week’s average equity loan rate of 7.411%.

Home Equity Line of Credit (HELOC Rates)

Average home equity line of credit rates were down slightly this week over last. The average HELOC rate is at 4.912% this week, up from last week’s average HELOC rate of 4.900%.

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Author: Brian McKay
December 28th, 2009