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Mortgage Rates Thursday: A Step Back After Sharp Increases

Jan. 11, 2018
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The average rate on a 30-year fixed-rate mortgage fell four basis points, the rate for the 15-year fixed also declined four basis points and the 5/1 ARM went down by one basis point, according to a NerdWallet survey of daily mortgage rates published by national lenders Thursday.

The average rate on the 30-year fixed is 10 basis points higher than one week ago and is five basis points lower than one year ago. A basis point is one one-hundredth of one percent.


(Change from 01/10)
30-year fixed: 4.22% APR (-0.04)
15-year fixed: 3.85% APR (-0.04)
5/1 ARM: 4.33% 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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