US mortgage rates fall to record low, at a glance

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Posted: Nov 15, 2012 1:41 PM

Average U.S. rates on fixed mortgages fell to fresh record lows this week, a trend that has helped the housing market start to recover this year.

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 3.34 3.40 4.00 3.34
15-year fixed 2.65 2.69 3.31 2.65
5-year adjustable 2.74 2.73 2.97 2.71
1-year adjustable 2.55 2.59 2.98 2.57
All values in percentage points
Source: Freddie Mac Primary Mortgage Market Survey