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National 30-Year Fixed Mortgage Rates Continue Downward Trend

Rates Decline on Monday, According to Zillow® Mortgage Rate Monitor

Sep 1, 2009

 

 

 

SEATTLE, Sept. 1 /PRNewswire/ -- The weekly average rate borrowers were quoted on Zillow Mortgage Marketplace for 30-year fixed mortgages decreased last week to 5.17 percent, down from 5.19 percent the week prior, according to the Zillow Mortgage Rate Monitor, compiled by leading real estate Web site Zillow.com®. Rates for 15-year fixed mortgages fell to 4.57 percent from 4.59 percent, and 5-1 adjustable rate mortgages remained flat at 4.17 percent.

 

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    Mortgage Type         Average Rate           Average Rate
    -------------      Week ending 8/30/09     Week ending 8/23/09    % Change
                       --------------------    ---------------------- --------
    30-year fixed            5.17%                   5.19%              -0.4%
    -------------            ----                    ----               ----
    15-year fixed            4.57%                   4.59%              -0.4%
    -------------            ----                    ----               ----
    5-1 ARM                  4.17%                   4.17%               0.0%
    -------                  ----                    ----                ---

 

On Monday, rates for 30-year fixed purchase mortgages decreased further, with the average rate on Zillow Mortgage Marketplace at 5.04 percent. For current, up-to-the-minute rates, visit www.zillow.com/Mortgage_Rates/.

 

Thirty-year fixed mortgage rates varied by state. Maryland mortgage rates and Florida mortgage rates decreased the most, from 5.33 percent to 5.24 percent in Maryland and from 5.17 percent to 5.12 percent in Florida. Illinois mortgage rates (5.32%), Michigan mortgage rates (5.28%), New York mortgage rates (5.28%) and Ohio mortgage rates (5.28%) were the highest in the country, while Georgia mortgage rates (5.11%), Florida mortgage rates (5.12%) and California mortgage rates (5.12%) were the lowest.

 

                      Average 30-yr. Average 30-yr.
                        Fixed Rate     Fixed Rate
                       Week ending    Week ending
    State                8/30/09        8/23/09   % Change
    -----                -------        -------   --------
    Arizona               5.22%         5.23%      -0.2%
    -------               ----          ----       ----
    California            5.12%         5.16%      -0.8%
    ----------            ----          ----       ----
    Colorado              5.14%         5.15%      -0.2%
    --------              ----          ----       ----
    Connecticut           5.16%         5.16%       0.0%
    -----------           ----          ----        ---
    Florida               5.12%         5.17%      -1.0%
    -------               ----          ----       ----
    Georgia               5.11%         5.12%      -0.2%
    -------               ----          ----       ----
    Illinois              5.32%         5.30%       0.4%
    --------              ----          ----        ---
    Maryland              5.24%         5.33%      -1.7%
    --------              ----          ----       ----
    Massachusetts         5.21%         5.23%      -0.4%
    -------------         ----          ----       ----
    Michigan              5.28%         5.30%      -0.4%
    --------              ----          ----       ----
    New Jersey            5.25%         5.23%       0.4%
    ----------            ----          ----        ---
    New York              5.28%         5.31%      -0.6%
    --------              ----          ----       ----
    North Carolina        5.20%         5.21%      -0.2%
    --------------        ----          ----       ----
    Ohio                  5.28%         5.29%      -0.2%
    ----                  ----          ----       ----
    Oregon                5.22%         5.26%      -0.8%
    ------                ----          ----       ----
    Pennsylvania          5.19%         5.20%      -0.2%
    ------------          ----          ----       ----
    Tennessee             5.19%         5.20%      -0.2%
    ---------             ----          ----       ----
    Texas                 5.15%         5.19%      -0.8%
    -----                 ----          ----       ----
    Virginia              5.16%         5.18%      -0.4%
    --------              ----          ----       ----
    Washington            5.15%         5.18%      -0.6%
    ----------            ----          ----       ----

 

The Zillow Mortgage Rate Monitor is compiled each week using thousands of mortgage rates for conforming loans quoted on Zillow Mortgage Marketplace by mortgage lenders to borrowers who have submitted loan requests. State-level data is gathered for the top 20 states with the highest quote volume on Zillow. Learn more about our rates.

 

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