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Mortgage Rates Rise for Third Consecutive Week

Jun 16, 2009

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

 

SEATTLE, June 16 /PRNewswire/ -- The weekly average rate borrowers were quoted on Zillow Mortgage Marketplace for 30-year fixed mortgages increased last week to 5.72 percent, up from 5.48 percent the week prior, according to the Zillow Mortgage Rate Monitor, compiled by leading real estate Web site Zillow.com®. Meanwhile, rates for 15-year fixed mortgages rose to 5.18 percent from 4.95 percent, and 5-1 adjustable rate mortgages rose to 4.73 percent from 4.62 percent the week prior.

 

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                            Average Rate          Average Rate
     Mortgage Type      Week ending 6/14/09    Week ending 6/7/09    % Change

    30-year fixed               5.72%                  5.48%            4.4%
    15-year fixed               5.18%                  4.95%            4.6%
    5-1 ARM                     4.73%                  4.62%            2.4%

 

On Monday, rates for 30-year fixed purchase mortgages dropped, with the average rate on Zillow Mortgage Marketplace at 5.54 percent. For current, up-to-the-minute rates, visit www.zillow.com/Mortgage_Rates/.

 

Thirty-year fixed mortgage rates varied by state. Pennsylvania mortgage rates, New Jersey mortgage rates, and Arizona mortgage rates increased the most, from 5.45 percent to 5.74 percent in Pennsylvania, from 5.45 percent to 5.72 percent in New Jersey, and from 5.47 percent to 5.74 percent in Arizona. New York mortgage rates and Illinois mortgage rates were the highest, each at 5.79 percent. Florida mortgage rates were the lowest, at 5.66 percent. California mortgage rates were the most requested among all states.

 

                         Average 30-yr.          Average 30-yr.
                           Fixed Rate              Fixed Rate
    State             Week ending 6/14/09      Week ending 6/7/09   % Change
    Arizona                  5.74%                    5.47%            4.9%
    California               5.70%                    5.45%            4.6%
    Colorado                 5.71%                    5.48%            4.2%
    Connecticut              5.73%                    5.50%            4.2%
    Florida                  5.66%                    5.44%            4.0%
    Georgia                  5.67%                    5.48%            3.5%
    Illinois                 5.79%                    5.53%            4.7%
    Maryland                 5.75%                    5.52%            4.2%
    Massachusetts            5.78%                    5.55%            4.1%
    Michigan                 5.69%                    5.48%            3.8%
    Minnesota                5.77%                    5.51%            4.7%
    Missouri                 5.74%                    5.53%            3.8%
    New Jersey               5.72%                    5.45%            5.0%
    New York                 5.79%                    5.56%            4.1%
    North Carolina           5.72%                    5.52%            3.6%
    Oregon                   5.70%                    5.50%            3.6%
    Pennsylvania             5.74%                    5.45%            5.3%
    Texas                    5.68%                    5.45%            4.2%
    Virginia                 5.71%                    5.48%            4.2%
    Washington               5.69%                    5.45%            4.4%

 

The Zillow Mortgage Rate Monitor is compiled each week using thousands of mortgage rates 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.

 

About Zillow Mortgage Marketplace

 

Zillow Mortgage Marketplace is a free, open, and transparent lending marketplace, where borrowers connect with lenders to find loans and get the best mortgage rates. Borrowers anonymously submit loan requests and receive an unlimited number of custom mortgage quotes with real rates directly from thousands of competing lenders. Zillow Mortgage Marketplace also provides mortgage calculators, mortgage advice, mortgage widgets, and lender directories.

 

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