MEQUON, Wis., April 19, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Mortgage Marvel Rate Trends™, a daily survey of over 950 lenders, shows that interest rates for 30-year fixed rate mortgages dropped by 0.08% to 5.00% from last week's 5.08%.
This 30-year fixed rate change reflects a decrease of 0.22% from the 6-month high of 5.22% reached on February 10, 2011 and a dramatic 0.77% increase in comparison to the six-month low of 4.23% on November 4, 2010.
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The 15-year fixed rate mortgage experienced a modest decrease of 0.07% to 4.24% this week from last week's 4.31%. Rates for 5/1 ARMs decreased 0.11% to 4.00% this week from 4.11% last week. For 30-year, fixed rate jumbo loans (typically loans over $417,000), rates decreased just 0.02% to 5.78% from last week's 5.80%.
For the sake of comparison, displayed rates feature 0 discount points unless otherwise indicated. The assumed loan amount and loan-to-value ratio are $500,000 and 66% for jumbo loans and $187,500 and 75% for all other programs.
Mortgage Marvel Rate Trends pulls rates every day directly from the live product and pricing database of 950 national, regional, and local banks and credit unions across the country. Mortgage Marvel Rate Trends includes average rates for conforming (i.e. loans below $417,000) and jumbo loan programs across all common fixed and adjustable rate products. Mortgage Marvel Rate Trends also separately tracks rates for purchase, rate & term refinance, and cash-out refinance transactions for every product and program, and for every state and region in the U.S.
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