Mortgage Rates Drop Once Again

Mortgage rates fell yet again on a weekly basis thanks to the declining yield on Treasury notes. The 30-year fixed-rate mortgage averaged 3.57% during the week ending Oct. 10, down 8 basis points from the previous week, Freddie Mac reported Thursday.

This is a stark change from a year ago when the 30-year fixed-rate mortgage averaged 4.90% The 15-year fixed-rate mortgage dipped 9 basis points to an average of 3.05%, according to Freddie Mac. The 5/1 adjustable-rate mortgage averaged 3.35%, down 3 basis points from a week ago.

Source: Mortgage Rates Drop Once Again—Sparking More Interest in Loan Refinancing | realtor.com®

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