SOURCE: Freddie Mac

Freddie Mac

November 09, 2017 10:00 ET

Mortgage Rates Dip Slightly

MCLEAN, VA--(Marketwired - Nov 9, 2017) -  Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC) today released the results of its Primary Mortgage Market Survey® (PMMS®), showing average mortgage rates falling slightly across the board.

News Facts

  • 30-year fixed-rate mortgage (FRM) averaged 3.90 percent with an average 0.4 point for the week ending November 9, 2017, down from last week when it averaged 3.94 percent. A year ago at this time, the 30-year FRM averaged 3.57 percent. 
  • 15-year FRM this week averaged 3.24 percent with an average 0.5 point, down from last week when it averaged 3.27 percent. A year ago at this time, the 15-year FRM averaged 2.88 percent. 
  • 5-year Treasury-indexed hybrid adjustable-rate mortgage (ARM) averaged 3.22 percent this week with an average 0.5 point, down from last week when it averaged 3.23 percent. A year ago at this time, the 5-year ARM averaged 2.88 percent.

Average commitment rates should be reported along with average fees and points to reflect the total upfront cost of obtaining the mortgage. Visit the following link for the Definitions. Borrowers may still pay closing costs which are not included in the survey.

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Attributed to Sean Becketti, chief economist, Freddie Mac.
"After holding steady last week, rates dipped slightly this week. The 10-year Treasury yield fell roughly 7 basis points, while the 30-year mortgage rate dropped 4 basis points to 3.90 percent." 

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