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Written by Holden Lewis
May 2, 2022

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5.288%
30-year fixed-rate

On Tuesday, August 9th, 2022, the average APR on a 30-year fixed-rate mortgage fell 7 basis points to 5.288%. The average APR on a 15-year fixed-rate mortgage rose 3 basis points to 4.583% and the average APR for a 5-year adjustable-rate mortgage (ARM) fell 4 basis points to 4.527%, according to rates provided to NerdWallet by Zillow. The 30-year fixed-rate mortgage is 6 basis points higher than one week ago and 238 basis points higher than one year ago.

A basis point is one one-hundredth of one percent. Rates are expressed as annual percentage rate, or APR.

Current mortgage and refinance rates

ProductInterest rateAPR
30-year fixed-rate5.196%5.288%
20-year fixed-rate4.874%4.986%
15-year fixed-rate4.420%4.583%
10-year fixed-rate4.018%4.202%
7-year ARM5.397%4.749%
5-year ARM5.301%4.527%
3-year ARM2.340%3.371%
30-year fixed-rate FHA4.192%4.963%
30-year fixed-rate VA4.522%4.895%

Data source: ©Zillow, Inc. 2006 – 2021. Use is subject to the Terms of Use


About the author:  Holden Lewis is a mortgage reporter and spokesperson who joined NerdWallet in 2017. He previously wrote for Bankrate, where he wrote about mortgages and real estate during the housing boom and bust. He has written articles about mortgages since 2001, and enjoys explaining complex topics to regular people who don't buy houses every day. Holden has been president of the National Association of Real Estate Editors and has won numerous writing awards. He splits his time between Jupiter, Florida, and Fort Worth, where he is renovating the house where he spent his high school years so he can move back and be a Texan again.


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