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National 30-year Fixed Mortgage Rate Hovers Near 5.00%; Remains Unchanged From Week Prior

National Rate Declines Monday, According to Zillow® Mortgage Rate Monitor

Sep 22, 2009

 

 

 

 

SEATTLE, Sept. 22 /PRNewswire/ -- The weekly average rate borrowers were quoted on Zillow Mortgage Marketplace for 30-year fixed mortgages was unchanged from last week at 5.04 percent, according to the Zillow Mortgage Rate Monitor, compiled by leading real estate Web site Zillow.com®. Rates for 15-year fixed mortgages fell to 4.45 percent from 4.48 percent, and 5-1 adjustable rate mortgages fell to 4.00 percent, down from 4.02 the week prior.

 

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                       Average Rate           Average Rate
    Mortgage Type  Week ending 9/20/09    Week ending 9/13/09     % Change
    -------------  -------------------- -----------------------    -------
    30-year fixed               5.04%                  5.04%          0.0%
    -------------               ----                   ----           ---
    15-year fixed               4.45%                  4.48%         -0.7%
    -------------               ----                   ----          ----
    5-1 ARM                     4.00%                  4.02%         -0.5%
    -------                     ----                   ----          ----

 

On Monday, rates for 30-year fixed purchase mortgages decreased, with the average rate on Zillow Mortgage Marketplace at 4.96 percent. For current, up-to-the-minute rates, visit www.zillow.com/Mortgage_Rates/.

 

Thirty-year fixed mortgage rates varied by state. Ohio mortgage rates and Wisconsin mortgage rates decreased the most, from 5.19 percent to 5.12 percent in Ohio and from 5.22 percent to 5.16 percent in Wisconsin. Illinois mortgage rates (5.22%) and Wisconsin mortgage rates (5.16%) were the highest in the country, while Texas mortgage rates (4.96%) and California mortgage rates (4.99%) were the lowest.

 



                          Average 30-yr.         Average 30-yr.
                            Fixed Rate             Fixed Rate
    State              Week ending 9/20/09    Week ending 9/13/09    % Change
    -----              -------------------   --------------------    --------
    Arizona                       5.09%                 5.11%         -0.4%
    -------                       ----                  ----          ----
    California                    4.99%                 4.98%          0.2%
    ----------                    ----                  ----           ---
    Colorado                      5.00%                 4.97%          0.6%
    --------                      ----                  ----           ---
    Connecticut                   5.01%                 5.04%         -0.6%
    -----------                   ----                  ----          ----
    Florida                       5.00%                 5.03%         -0.6%
    -------                       ----                  ----          ----
    Georgia                       5.00%                 5.00%          0.0%
    -------                       ----                  ----           ---
    Illinois                      5.22%                 5.23%         -0.2%
    --------                      ----                  ----          ----
    Maryland                      5.08%                 5.11%         -0.6%
    --------                      ----                  ----          ----
    Massachusetts                 5.08%                 5.08%          0.0%
    -------------                 ----                  ----           ---
    Michigan                      5.09%                 5.12%         -0.6%
    --------                      ----                  ----          ----
    New Jersey                    5.10%                 5.12%         -0.4%
    ----------                    ----                  ----          ----
    New York                      5.15%                 5.13%          0.4%
    --------                      ----                  ----           ---
    North Carolina                5.05%                 5.06%         -0.2%
    --------------                ----                  ----          ----
    Ohio                          5.12%                 5.19%         -1.3%
    ----                          ----                  ----          ----
    Oregon                        5.11%                 5.14%         -0.6%
    ------                        ----                  ----          ----
    Pennsylvania                  5.07%                 5.08%         -0.2%
    ------------                  ----                  ----          ----
    Texas                         4.96%                 4.96%          0.0%
    -----                         ----                  ----           ---
    Virginia                      5.01%                 5.00%          0.2%
    --------                      ----                  ----           ---
    Washington                    5.03%                 5.07%         -0.8%
    ----------                    ----                  ----          ----
    Wisconsin                     5.16%                 5.22%         -1.1%
    ---------                     ----                  ----          ----

 

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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