Mortgage Rates Average New All-Time Record Lows
Here’s a closer look at average rates for the week ending May 3:
30-year fixed-rate mortgages: averaged 3.84 percent, with an average 0.8 point, reaching a new historical low. The previous record for 30-year rates was 3.87 percent, which was set on Feb. 9 of this year. A year ago at this time, rates averaged 4.71 percent.
15-year fier historical low. The previous record for 15-year rates was 3.11 percent set on April 12 thxed-rate mortgages: averaged 3.07 percent, with an average 0.7 point, anothis year. A year ago at this time, 15-year rates had averaged 3.89 percent.
5-year adjustable-rate mortgages: averaged 2.85 percent, with an average 0.7 point, holding the same as last week. Last year at this time, 5-year ARMs averaged 3.47 percent.
1-year ARMs: averaged 2.70 percent this week, with an average 0.6 point, also registering at a new all-time low. Last year at this time, 1-year ARMs averaged 3.14 percent.