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Mortgage Rates Thursday: Taking a Pause

Feb. 1, 2018
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The average rate on a 30-year fixed-rate mortgage was unchanged, the rate for the 15-year fixed rose one basis point and the 5/1 ARM was unchanged, according to a NerdWallet survey of daily mortgage rates published Thursday by national lenders.

The average rate on the 30-year fixed has risen two basis points in one week, and it is seven basis points lower than one year ago. A basis point is one one-hundredth of one percent.

MORTGAGE RATES TODAY, THURSDAY, FEB. 1:

(Change from 01/31)
30-year fixed: 4.38% APR (NC)
15-year fixed: 4.04% APR (+.0.01)
5/1 ARM: 4.44% APR (NC)


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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