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Mortgage Rates Friday: Mixed, With Upward Tilt

Dec. 15, 2017
Mortgage Rates, Mortgages
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The average rate on a 30-year fixed-rate mortgage was unchanged, the 15-year fixed-rate rose two basis points and the 5/1 ARM went up one basis point, according to a NerdWallet survey of daily mortgage rates published by national lenders Friday.

The 30-year fixed-rate mortgage is one basis point higher than one week ago and 45 basis points lower than one year ago. A basis point is one one-hundredth of one percent.

MORTGAGE RATES TODAY, FRIDAY, DEC. 15:

(Change from 12/14)
30-year fixed: 4.07% APR (NC)
15-year fixed: 3.67% APR (+0.02)
5/1 ARM: 4.20% APR (+0.01)


NerdWallet daily mortgage rates are an average of the published annual percentage rate with the lowest points for each loan term offered by a sampling of major national lenders. APR quotes reflect an interest rate plus points, fees and other expenses, providing the most accurate view of the costs a borrower might pay.

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