SOURCE: Informa Research Services, Inc.

Informa Research Services, Inc.

January 22, 2010 16:52 ET

Mortgage Rates Fall Slowly, According to Informa Research Services

CALABASAS, CA--(Marketwire - January 22, 2010) - After being slightly higher a few weeks ago, mortgage rates continued their slow descent this week, with the national average on a 30-year fixed mortgage dropping to 5.24%, according to Informa Research Services, a subsidiary of Informa plc (LSE: INF). Because this is just an average, this means that rates are available much lower from various lenders (

Mortgage information sites, such as, are great places to look for rates below the national average. Many of the lenders featured on their rate comparison tables offer very competitive rates. One such lender is offers all their 30-year conforming fixed products at 4.750% or lower (depending on various point options).

Because it is difficult to predict where and when rates will move, the best action for consumers to take is to check mortgage rate tables regularly. Being based online, these rate tables are populated with the most up-to-date information on a regular basis.

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