30-Year Fixed-Rate Mortgage Ticks Up To 4.52 Percent

July 21, 2011

Mortgage rates changed little over the previous week following mixed economic and housing data.

According to Freddie Mac’s latest Primary Mortgage Market Survey, the 30-year fixed-rate mortgage (FRM) averaged 4.52 percent with an average 0.7 point for the week ending July 21, up from last week when it averaged 4.51 percent. Last year at this time, the 30-year FRM averaged 4.56 percent.

Meanwhile, the 15-year FRM averaged 3.66 percent with an average 0.7 point, up from last week when it averaged 3.65 percent. A year ago at this time, the 15-year FRM averaged 4.03 percent.

The 5-year Treasury-indexed hybrid adjustable-rate mortgage (ARM) averaged 3.27 percent this week, with an average 0.5 point, down from last week when it averaged 3.29 percent. A year ago, the 5-year ARM averaged 3.79 percent.

The 1-year Treasury-indexed ARM averaged 2.97 percent this week with an average 0.5 point, up from last week when it averaged 2.95 percent. At this time last year, the 1-year ARM averaged 3.70 percent.