30-Year Fixed Mortgage Rates Continue to Slide for Second Consecutive Week;
Current Rate is 3.37%, According to Zillow Mortgage Rate Ticker
SEATTLE, March 5, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The 30-year fixed mortgage rate on
Zillow® Mortgage Marketplace is currently 3.37 percent, down three basis
points from 3.4 percent at this same time last week. The 30-year fixed
mortgage rate remained fairly flat this week hovering between 3.4 and 3.35
percent, dropping to the current rate this morning.
"Rates dropped slightly last week as euro zone concerns offset strong domestic
economic data," said Erin Lantz, director of Zillow Mortgage Marketplace. "We
anticipate rates to remain fairly flat this week, unless employment data comes
out much stronger than expected."
Zillow's real-time mortgage rates are based on thousands of custom mortgage
quotes submitted daily to anonymous borrowers on the Zillow Mortgage
Marketplace site, and reflect the most recent changes in the market. These are
not marketing rates, or a weekly survey.
The rate for a 15-year fixed home loan is currently 2.6 percent, while the
rate for a 5-1 adjustable-rate mortgage (ARM) is 2.23 percent.
Below are current rates for 30-year fixed mortgages by state. Additional
states' rates are available at: http://www.zillow.com/mortgage-rates.
Current 30-Year Last week's 30-Year Change in
State Fixed Rate Fixed Rate (02/26/13) Basis Points
California Mortgage 3.36% 3.39% -3
Colorado Mortgage 3.43% 3.43% 0
Florida Mortgage 3.39% 3.37% +2
Illinois Mortgage 3.39% 3.41% -2
Massachusetts 3.39% 3.4% -1
New Jersey Mortgage 3.37% 3.39% -2
New York Mortgage 3.39% 3.43% -4
Pennsylvania Mortgage 3.35% 3.38% -3
Texas Mortgage Rates 3.41% 3.41% 0
Washington Mortgage 3.38% 3.4% -2
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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
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