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Mortgage Rates Wednesday: Moderate Rise

Jan. 17, 2018
Mortgage Rates, Mortgages
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The average rate on a 30-year fixed-rate mortgage rose five basis points, the rate for the 15-year fixed advanced one basis point and the 5/1 ARM climbed four basis points, according to a NerdWallet survey of daily mortgage rates published Wednesday by national lenders.

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

MORTGAGE RATES TODAY, WEDNESDAY, JAN. 17:

(Change from 01/16)
30-year fixed: 4.27% APR (+0.05)
15-year fixed: 3.90% APR (+0.01)
5/1 ARM: 4.41% 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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