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Mortgage Rates Monday: Some Up, Some Down

Feb. 5, 2018
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The average rate on a 30-year fixed-rate mortgage went up two basis points, the rate for the 15-year fixed fell four basis points and the 5/1 ARM declined four basis points, according to a NerdWallet survey of daily mortgage rates published Monday by national lenders.

The average rate on the 30-year fixed has risen 13 basis points, or about one-eighth of a percentage point, in one week. It is 13 basis points higher than one year ago. A basis point is one one-hundredth of one percent.


(Change from 02/02)
30-year fixed: 4.51% APR (+0.02)
15-year fixed: 4.10% APR (-0.04)
5/1 ARM: 4.43% APR (-0.04)

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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