US mortgage rates remain near record lows

The Associated Press
January 25, 2013

Average U.S. rates on fixed mortgages rose this week but remained near record lows, keeping home buying more affordable.

Here's a look at rates for fixed and adjustable mortgages over the past 52 weeks:

Current avg. Last week 52-week high 52-week low
30-year fixed 3.42 3.38 4.08 3.31
15-year fixed 2.71 2.66 3.30 2.63
5-year adjustable 2.67 2.67 2.96 2.67
1-year adjustable 2.57 2.57 2.84 2.52
All values in percentage points
Source: Freddie Mac Primary Mortgage Market Survey