Zillow Mortgage Marketplace: 30-Year Loan Hits 6-Week Low

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ZillowThe 30-year fixed rate is down from 4.20 percent last week.
By Alexa Fiander

Mortgage rates for 30-year fixed mortgages fell over the past week, with the current rate borrowers were quoted on Zillow Mortgage Marketplace at 4.14 percent, down from 4.20 percent at this same time last week. The 30-year fixed mortgage rate plummeted on Wednesday from 4.24 percent to 4.12 percent, where rates have continued to hover into this week. (See the full chart below.)

"Last week, rates dropped to their lowest levels in six weeks as investors shifted out of stocks and into safer assets, like U.S. Treasuries and mortgage-backed securities," said Erin Lantz, vice president of mortgages at Zillow. "This week, there is a full slate of economic reports scheduled for release, with the potential to nudge rates up."

Additionally, the 15-year fixed mortgage rate this morning was 3.15 percent, and for 5/1 ARMs, the rate was 2.80 percent.

What are the interest rates right now? Check Zillow Mortgage Marketplace for mortgage rate trends and up-to-the-minute mortgage rates for your state.

04-15-14 943 AM
*The weekly mortgage rate chart illustrates the average 30-year fixed interest rate in six-hour intervals.

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