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Mortgage Rates Thursday, April 27: Lower After Trump Tax Plan Preview

April 27, 2017
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Mortgage rates for 30-year and 15-year fixed-rate loans, as well as 5/1 ARMs, all eased a bit lower today, according to a NerdWallet survey of mortgage rates published by national lenders Thursday morning.

The preview of the Trump tax plan on Wednesday didn’t compel the bond market to make a major move. But after a week of slowly climbing higher, mortgage rates took a step or two backward today. Without significant economic events to guide them, most lenders merely fine-tuned their rates, with the majority repricing ever-so-slightly lower.


(Change from 4/26)
30-year fixed: 4.21% APR (-0.01)
15-year fixed: 3.58% APR (-0.01)
5/1 ARM: 3.83% APR (-0.02)

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Homeowners looking to lower their mortgage rate can shop for refinance lenders here.

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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Hal Bundrick is a staff writer at NerdWallet, a personal finance website. Email: [email protected]. Twitter: @halmbundrick.